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Molalla Food Bank offers new program

Those qualified can get two prefilled bags of groceries for $1.25 on fourth Tuesday of the month


by: PEGGY SAVAGE - Molalla Service Center Director Rise Estergreen stocks shelves at the food bank.The Molalla Service Center Food Bank is providing two prefilled bags of groceries for $1.25 on the fourth Tuesday of each month as part of the Community Food Basket Program.

People in need who live in the Molalla River School District are eligible. This is an additional program that enhances the opportunity for folks to get food twice a month. It is the only program at the food bank that costs money.

The Oregon Food Bank provides the food, and the purchase price of $1.25 is returned to them.

Forms for the Community Basket Program can be picked up and filled out at the Molalla Service Center Food Bank. The forms are used by the Oregon Food Bank to gather statistical data.

The bags of groceries will be available at the Molalla Service Center Food Bank between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month. The next pick up date is Feb. 25.

The Molalla Service Center is located at 412 S. Swiegle Ave.

Business hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.

For more information call 503-829-5561.




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