ABOUT THE JOSEPHINE COUNTY FOOD BANK

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OUR STORY

The Food Bank has been a fixture in Josephine County since 1990. Originally we were part of the Josephine County Community Action Agency and were run as a program of the county. During these years, we served hungry individuals and families all over the county and built some of our longest-lasting relationships.

 

In 2005 the County discontinued funding for the Food Bank and the United Community Action Network stepped in and the Food Bank began to grow. In 2010 a community collaboration among the City of GP, UCAN, Rotary Clubs of GP, and local donors resulted in the construction of a new 10,000 square foot food storehouse and the establishment of Raptor Creek Farm, located on the property to grow food for local families.

 

Today, the Josephine County Food Bank is a stand-alone, independent non-profit organization. We continue to serve our community from our food distribution center at Raptor Creek Farm located at 3658 Upper River Road in Grants Pass.

WHO WE SERVE

The simple answer to the question, who are you serving has often been: “The food bank distributes food to agencies throughout Josephine County. We serve children, seniors, single adults, families and everyone in between.” But we found that a variety of people (donors, media folk, people we met on the street) wanted to know a little bit more about the people that we were serving and their lives.

 

Statistics change from month to month and year to year. The results of gathering information is enlightening and presented us with a better idea of who our clients really are. The process of tracking this information from year to year can be a bit unwieldy, but very useful for the planning of future services.

These are actual statistics that demonstrate a reality that affects our community in many ways.

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Josephine County Food Bank hires employees based on merit, availability, and experience as well as what is required for the position. Not all employment is full-time work, some may be seasonal. We appreciate your interest and look forward to talking with you in the near future. Josephine County Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

Below are all career opportunities with the Josephine County Food Bank:

  • None at this time

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Contact Us (Map)

3658 Upper River Rd.

Grants Pass, OR 97528

P: 541.479.5556

F: 541.476.6268

info@jocofoodbank.org

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursdays

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Mailing Address

PO Box 250

Grants Pass, OR 97528

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For assistance other than food call the Josephine County

Hot-line: Dial 211

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