Our Immigrant Brothers And Sisters
The Northeast Oregon Regional Correctional Facility houses immigrants detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the jail in The Dalles. One way we minister to them is through visitation.
If you are interested in helping, please contact . We also regularly give through our Pockets of Plenty offerings to a telephone fund, since NORCOR charges a very high price-per-minute for detainees to call family or attorneys. To contribute, contact in the church office.
You can also donate through the Immigrant Relief Fund, set up by the Gorge Ecumenical Ministries . This fund is designated to help our immigrant neighbors as they navigate the legal system, are struggling to make ends meet because of the pandemic or while their spouse is being held by ICE. This fund is also available to help Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients with renewal fees, which are $495 every two years, as well as help with legal filing fees for other immigrants with financial need. You can contribute on line .
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Hood River: Warehouse & Store Support & Organization
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 8:30am – 10:30am or until done
Job Description: Work as a team to restock the shelves in the shopping area, sort fruit and vegetables, sort donations, organize food in warehouse area, stock warehouse shelves, break down cardboard, and help with odd jobs to keep food moving through the warehouse. Requirements: able to lift about 20lbs and to stand and walk on cement floors.
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Cascade Locks: Home Delivery Boxes
Days: Tuesday before the last Wednesday of each monthTime: Late Morning
Job Description: In Cascade Locks, FISH food boxes are delivered to individuals who are not able to drive to the food bank, or not able to select their food. Once a month boxes are delivered to the homes of these individuals. Requirements: Able to lift 20-30lbs and have a car/pick-up truck that can be used for the deliveries.
Be The Beloved Community
Every month during Sunday service, we take a Pockets of Plenty offering to support the web of community connections.
The offerings are organized by our Justice and Witness Team.
In 2021, we took offerings to support: FISH Food Bank, Helping Hands Against Violence, Peace Village, NORCOR phone fund, Pastors Discretionary Fund, Rowena Wildlife Clinic and the Warming Shelter.
We also supported two national campaigns of the United Church of Christ: One Great Hour of Sharing and Strengthen the Church.
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Spirit Of Grace Garden Volunteer
Located just behind the Hood River food bank facility, the garden produces over 2,000 lbs. of fresh veggies each year. Together with the OSU Extension Service, Columbia Gorge Master Gardeners, local school groups and others, we are working to provide food bank clients with equal access to organic produce — because everyone deserves to eat healthy food! Check out their for more info!
Oregon Food Bank Partner
We’re a partner with the Oregon Food Bank. The Oregon Food Bank collects food from farmers, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, individuals and government sources. We distribute that food through a Statewide Network of 21 Regional Food Banks and approximately 1,200 food assistance sites serving all of Oregon and Clark County, Washington.
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Cascade Locks: Food Transportation
Days: Thursdays Time: 7:30am – 10:30am
Job Description: Travel to the Hood River FISH site to pick up food that comes on the Oregon Food Bank Truck. Return food to Cascade Locks to be unloaded and placed on shelves. Requirements: A current driver’s license, a vehicle large enough to transport food and the ability to drive to Hood River to pick up food.
How To Help: Food Donations
Urgently needed food: Boxed cereal, canned fruit, canned tomatoes, canned beans, dried beans in a bag, tinned stew, canned meat and fish, canned vegetables, peanut butter, jam, instant coffee, tea, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, toilet paper.
When making a donation to the Richmond Hill Community Food Bank, please ensure items are within the best before period, have not expired and have not been opened.
Drop off at our locationduring regular business hours.
Drop off all year at:
- Freshco 1430 Major Mackenize Drive East
- Jim’s No Frills at Bernard, 10909 Yonge Street
- Loblaws 301 High Tech Road
- Food Basics 1070-B Major Mackenize Drive East
- FreshCo, 9200 Bathurst Street
- Sobeys 11700 Yonge Street
- Enzo’s No Frills 9325 Yonge Street
- Longo’s 10860 Yonge Street
- All Firehalls in Richmond Hill
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Mt Hood Meadows Collects More Than Two Tons Of Food And Over $33000 At Fish Food Bank Can Drive Event
More than 1,000 skiers and snowboarders turned out today at Mt. Hood Meadows for the first annual Provide to Ride food collection event for FISH – the Hood River Food Bank. Meadows offered a free lift ticket today for the donation of 24 cans of food or two hams. They also offered a special lift ticket for those that just wanted to donate with the proceeds going to FISH.
FISH Director of Operations gladly accepts this contribution – part of the TWO TONS of canned food and hams collected at Tuesday’s event
FISH is a local non-profit serving the greater Columbia Gorge Region. Director of Operations Marianne Brevard says FISH serves on average 500 families a month facing food insecurity, saying, With the cost of food increasing many families can come to the bank to receive a 3 – 5 day supply of food to help get them through difficult financial times. In addition to food donations FISH receives monetary donations through their website fish-food-bank.com.
Meadows General Manager Greg Pack says the team is stoked to support the FISH Food Bank and that guests showed up – filling the main and HRM lots. Our team is extremely proud to be a part of this. To see the smiles on their faces to put this event on and the guests who showed up today being thankful to be here and knowing they are helping out the food bank is an incredible feeling for all of us.
Cascade Locks: Food Distribution
Days: 4th Wednesday of each month Time: 12:45pm to 3:30/4pm and the Saturday following the 4th Wednesday 10:30am to noon
Help fill boxes with food the clients have requested, monitor food line where clients select food, make sure the food supply is full, and help clients take food to their cars. Requirements: Enjoy working with people, able to life 10-20lbs, and stand.
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Fish Food Bank Hosts Pet Food Drive
Most people who have pets think of them as part of the family. For those without a home, a pet may be the only reliable affection available.
At FISH Food Bank, a very kind donor often supplies us with donated dog and cat food, but we could really use others to help with dog and cat food donations. Can you help? asked a FISH press release. We take partially opened bags of dry food , as well as canned food.
Pet food can be dropped off at FISH, located at 1130 Tucker Road, Hood River.
Fish Food Bank Hood River
Fish Food Bank Hood River is located in 1130 Tucker Rd, Hood River, OR, 97031. To communicate or ask something with the place, the Phone number is +1 386-3474.You can get more information from their website: .The coordinates that you can use in navigation applications to get to find “Fish Food Bank Hood River” quickly are 45.686347961426,-121.5252532959
|Fish Food Bank Hood River|
|1130 Tucker Rd, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States|
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Hood River: Daily Food Pick
Daily Food Pick-Up Crew Alternate: Days: Mostly Monday, Wednesday, and FridayTime: Mostly between 8am – 9:30am
Job Description: Food items donated by grocery stores and other food outlets are picked up by volunteers, some are on regular schedules like Safeway, Rosauers, and Pine Street Bakery, but others are on an on-call basis. Requirements: Must have a current drivers license and a car/pickup truck that food would fit into. Also, able to lift about 20-30lbs.
Hood River: Food Distribution / Client Assistance
Days / Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00pm – 5:30pm,
Job Description: Some church groups and community organizations need additional volunteer help in the distribution of food to clients. Work as a “personal shopper” as the clients pick their food, help pack bags, remind clients of the amounts of food and help take food to cars. Duty Roster can be found here. Requirements: Enjoy working with people.
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Hood River Warming Shelter
Now in its tenth year in operation, the shelter is open every night from mid-November to mid-March. This past season, the shelter was open this year for 102 consecutive nights, and served 94 guests, with an average guest count of 19 people per night. For the last three years, the shelter has been located inside Riverside. It takes 140 volunteers each season to keep the shelter open.
You can help two ways. The shelter is run entirely on grants and donations, so please donate if you can, by mailing a check to: HRSS Warming Shelter, P.O. Box 656, Hood River, OR 97031 or bring a check to the church office. You can also volunteer. To receive training, contact Riversider .
Pantry Details Hours Photos Information: Hood River Fish Food Bank
Food Pantry Hours of Distribution:
Mondays and Fridays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday from 3:30pm to 5:30pmProvide 3 days of emergency food once per month or about 12 times per year.
Clients are welcome to go to any one of the four sites.Requirements:
Name, date of birth, address, and names and ages of your family members.
Beside the Spirit of Grace Church, across from Orchard Lanes Bowling Alley.
County or Counties Served: Hood River
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Hood River: Truck Crew
Days: Thursdays Time: 7:30am – 8/8:30am
Job Description: Food from the Oregon Food Bank is received on pallets, which are removed from truck with a fork lift. Working as a team pallets of food need to be broken down, and placed on the shelves, in the refrigerator or freezer. Requirements: Able to lift about 20lbs and to stand and walk on cement floors.
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Customer Ratings And Reviews
- Dawn McSweyn from Facebook
The FISH organization is amazing!!! Hard working people from the area make this one of the best organizations in the Columbia Gorge.
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