Timbers host collection site for KGW Great Food Drive

On-site collection set to take place at Timbers home match on March 23
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PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers will host a collection site for the KGW Great Food Drive at Providence Park on Saturday, March 23, the club announced today.

Donations for the Food Drive will be collected at Gate F prior to the Timbers match on March 23 against the Philadelphia Union. Fans are encouraged to donate canned foods, nut butters, rice, shelf-stable milk, flour, oatmeal, granola bars and sugar. Donations can also be made online at Every $10 donated equates to 30 meals.

All food collected at the match will directly benefit Oregon Food Bank, a local non-profit organization committed to fighting hunger and its root causes. One in 10 Oregonians sought food assistance last year and Oregon Food Bank distributed 87 million meals. The KGW drive seeks to expand its impact and address hunger issues in communities throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.

About the Oregon Food Bank Network

Oregon Food Bank works to eliminate hunger and its root causes... because no one should be hungry. Oregon Food Bank believes that hunger starves the human spirit, that communities thrive when people are nourished, and that everyone deserves healthy and fresh food. Oregon Food Bank helps feed the human spirit of 1.5 million people through a food distribution network of 21 regional food banks serving Oregon and Clark County, Washington. Oregon Food Bank also leads statewide efforts to increase resources for hungry families and to eliminate the root causes of hunger through public policy, local food systems work, nutrition and garden education, health care screening, and innovative programming. Find out how to feed the human spirit at

About KGW

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