News & Events
With increased space Clark County Food Bank is now able to accept larger amounts of better food from a variety of sources. Simultaneously, the food bank has also seen an increase in the need of emergency food services. This article discusses some of the successes and challenges that the food bank faces as they work to alleviate hunger and its root causes in Clark County, WA.
Article recaps the conclusion of our first set of Cooking Matters courses held at the food bank. We hope to expand these classes to new locations and introduce the importance of nutrition, shopping on a budget, and preparing fresh meals.
Article previewed the debut of the food banks "Hunger Alliance", a group of local businesses and organizations in Clark County who work directly with the food bank to create better employees, better businesses, and a better community. Businesses are invited to partner with the food bank to develop strategic giving strategies and opportunities that promote community engagement.
Article profiles Audrey Williams, our nutrition education coordinator and Americore Volunteer as she, along with her husband, attempt to live off of the SNAP benefits budget of $4 a day. Along the way Audrey learns the challenges, troubles, and complications of this type of budget, motivating here to continue nutrition education efforts that help remove people from the emergency food system.
- Race Against Hunger Woodland
What: 5K Race to raise funds to feed the hungry
Where: Holland America Bulb Farm
When: June 19th, Saturday
- Taste & See
What: Fundraising Auction and Dinner Event
Where: Clark County Food Bank
When: October 3, 2014 (Friday)