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.
- Summer Solstice Scavenger Run
What: Fun Run held by Northwest Personal Training
Where: Northwest Personal Training
1011 Broadway, Vancouver, WA 98660
When: June 23rd, 6pm
Cost: $30 (Adult), $20 (Kids 17 and under)
- Big Al's Benefit Concert
What: Concert of country singer and rising star Rachel Farley hosted by Big Al's and 98.7 The Bull to benefit the Clark County Food Bank
Where: Big Al's Vancouver ilovebigals.com/vancouver
When: July 8th, Monday, 7:00pm
- Race Against Hunger
What: 5K Run and 5K Walk
Why: Benefit run to feed the hungry and help the Clark County Food Bank
Where: Holland America Bulb Farms
1066 South Pekin Rd, Woodland, WA 98674
When: July 27th, 9:00am