We are all being impacted by COVID-19, but families who are food insecure are being hit the hardest.
Thousands of individuals, families and seniors are challenged with getting fresh produce in a safe, reliable manner. To help Central Oregon families in need and to provide a safe method for getting fresh produce to individuals afraid to enter a grocery store, we launched two programs to support our Central Oregon community:
- An online ordering platform with safe curbside pick-up of fresh produce for those who can afford to purchase quality produce and food supplies.
- A community food assistance giving platform to help those in need
Aloha Produce Food Services has a 20-year history of delivering the freshest quality products in Central Oregon to restaurants, grocery stores, retirement facilities, non-profits, and schools including Bend La Pine, and Redmond Schools districts.
Bendfood.org created a community food assistance program to provide those same fresh produce boxes to families and local food nonprofits in need. We began providing fresh produce and relief food packages to numerous families, seniors, and kids 18 and younger in need throughout Central Oregon. We initially partnered with The Giving Plate (www.thegivingplate.org) and have since provided relief food to numerous other organizations that need our communities help. We encourage our community to support our efforts by giving HERE