Hunger Relief

ALL MFS PANTRIES CLOSED JUNE 29 – JULY 3 MFS is currently running 5 food pantries each week in 3 school districts (David Douglas, Reynolds, and Centennial)!  The types of foods you can expect at these distributions varies from day to day, but will include some combination of oil, margarine, 3-6 fresh produce items, canned fruit…

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#DriveHope – Success!

GoLocalPDX featured Metropolitan Family Service and Point West Credit Union‘s DriveHope Campaign, which successfully raised $2,500 using social media. “During #DriveHope, Point West offered to donate $5.00 to MFS for each social media post to answer the question “What drives you?” In total, the campaign reached over 100,000 community members via social media like Facebook, Twitter and…

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Keeping Kids Fed

The Oregonian highlights Metropolitan Family Service Community School Food Security efforts. “…[T]eachers can see a student get calmer when there’s something in his stomach.” “Besides lunch, there’s breakfast, served in one school in class, in the other in the cafeteria. For kids staying after classes, about 85 from each school, there’s dinner, late in the…

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