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Nearly 30,000 lbs Raised!

2002, 2nd Annual Great Holiday Food Drive Ad in the West Linn TidingsThe 2002, 2nd Annual Great Holiday Food Drive was a tremendous success! This year's event raised 29,836 pounds, nearly 100 times the amount of food raised last year. Big thanks go to all that donated and helped make this year's event such a success!

In addition to the ten Donation Drop Site Locations, we had our Main Donation Drop Site located at the West Linn Thriftway. This year's Main Site had many festivities for those coming by to donate. Events included:

  • A Raffle to WIN one of many GREAT PRIZES like a one night's stay in Cannon Beach and dinner for two by donating ten or more cans.
  • FREE Digital Picture of children with Santa Claus
  • Local Pianist John Nilsen
  • FREE cookies and drinks
  • Special Demos
  • Much more...

Congratulations go out to the following Raffle Winners:

  • Jeri Haskins - One night stay in Cannon Beach with dinner for two at Dooger's Seafood & Grille Restaurant
  • Rick McClosky - Fully Furnished Christmas Dinner
  • Nora Eads - Widmere Party Pack
  • Kitsie Parkinson - 4 Hours Cleaning by Amazing Maids
  • Theresa Witzig - Bouquet from Crantford's Flowers
  • Jeanne Walker - 3 Month Membership to Fit For Life
  • Sandy Streeter - Facial from Skin Care by Jane
  • Dave Goins - $20 Gift Certificate to Bull Ring NW Mexican Restaurant
  • P. Hancock - Toy Coke Trailer
  • R. Dion - 2 Bottles of Wine and Wine Glasses

This year's 2nd Annual Great Holiday Food Drive had over ten locations around the Portland Metro area that people could visit to donate to the food drive. Special thanks go to the following ten locations for participating in this year's event as Donation Drop Site Locations:

Costco
13130 SE 84th Ave
Clackamas, OR 97015

Food 4 Less
2444 E Powell Blvd
Gresham, OR 97080

Albertson's
451 NE 181st Ave
Portland, OR 97230

Albertson's
18425 NW West Union Rd.
Portland, OR 97229

Lamb's Palisades Market
1377 SW McVey Avenue
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Portland Mortgage Company
4900 Meadows Ste 200
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Beaumont Market
4130 NE Fremont St
Portland, OR 97212

Food 4 Less
7979 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97206

Whole Foods Market
1210 NW Couch St
Portland, OR 97209

Portland Mortgage Company
12204 SE Mill Plain Blvd Ste 100
Vancouver, WA 98684

Thanks Again to All Who Participated!


A Special Thanks to Event Co-Sponsors


A Special Thanks to this year's Sponsors

ATTENTION BUSINESSES
Plan Ahead & Co-Sponsor the Great Holiday Food Drive

Coming Fall 2018, 11th Annual Great Holiday Food Drive

It's never too early to start planning for next year, especially the need to fight hunger! We look forward to your support next year for our 2018 Portland-Salem Metro-Wide 11th Annual Great Holiday Food Drive taking place from December 3 through December 21, 2018. Keep an eye out here for the latest news on our 2018, 11th Annual event.

Signup to be a Donation Drop Site Location. Allow your business to be an official Donation Drop Site for the 11th Annual Great Holiday Food Drive. It only requires about 3-4 sq ft of space for a donation collection barrel. We'll take care of the barrel drop-off and pick-up so there's no work on your end other than donating some space. We'll do all the work for you! There's many benefits to getting involved:

  • Be Proactive and Involved in your Local Community
  • Raise Awareness for Hunger in Oregon
  • Receive a Listing and Link to your business website from the Great Holiday Food Drive
  • Get to Know Local Consumers you might not otherwise reach

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