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Scouting for food

March 2, 2024

Join Scouts across the CPC as we collect tens of thousands of pounds of food for local food banks and pantries.

March 2, 2024

Hunger does not stop after the holiday season.

After inquiring with the local food pantries we serve, there is a crucial need for food in the Spring, after the surplus of giving from the holiday season runs out. In a concerted effort to be a helpful Scout in a time of need, Cascade Pacific Council has moved their Scouting for Food efforts to the first Saturday of March. We hope this effort will help refill shelves and continue to support local families in need.

How it works:

  1. Order your FREE door hangers by January 28th, 2024. 
  2. Pickup or request drop off of door hangers. (Est. February 9th.)
  3. Set a day/time to distribute flyers around your neighborhood or meeting place (1-2 weeks before collection such as February 17th or 24th. )
  4. Collect bags of food and deliver to a drop-off location on March 2, 2024
  5. Log your total collected here and receive recognition patches for your Scouts!

Units are welcome to do a food collection multiple times throughout the year.

Check dates for Walk and Knock in Washington at https://walkandknock.org/

Looking for Scouting for Food patches?  Contact your Nor’West Scout Shop to see what’s in stock.

Key Contacts

Carrie Hutchcraft
Program Assistant
carrie.hutchcraft@scouting.org

2024 Scouting for Food Dropsites

DistrictCityOrganizationAddressCityStateZipContact NamePhone/EmailTimes and Details
Pacific ShoresPacific CitySouth County Food Pantry at Nestucca Valley Presbyterian35305 Brooten Rd.Pacific CityOR97135Wendy Kellerwendy.keller@scouting.org 503.779.2617Coordinate drop off times by contacting Wendy.
Pacific ShoresSeasideSeaside Firehouse150 S Lincoln St.Seaside OR97138Stan Gandylogansdadmom@msn.com 503.440.1790Coordinate drop off times by contacting Stan.
Pacific ShoresWarrentonClatsop Community Action Food Pantry2010 SE Chokeberry Ave.WarrentonOR97146Dacei Devosedacei88@yahoo.com 503.791.4695 CCA Direct 503.861.3663Coordinate drop off times by contacting Dacei.
Pacific TrailBeavertonAloha Church of God18380 SW Kinnaman Rd.BeavertonOR97007Donna Coonroddonna112556@comcast.net 503.906.025510:00AM to 2:00PM
Pacific TrailBeavertonMurray Hills Christian Church15050 SW Weir Rd.BeavertonOR97007Leslie Annandmhccfoodpantry@gmail.com 503.726.636210:00AM to 2:00PM
Pacific TrailBeavertonSt. Matthew Lutheran Food Pantry10390 SW Canyon Rd.BeavertonOR97005Holli Shenfieldhollishenfield@gmail.com 503.702.542010:00AM to 2:00PM. Follow the signs in the church parking lot to the pantry and deliver the food at the lower pantry parking lot.
Pacific TrailForest GroveSt.Anthony of Padua Catholic Church/St. Vincent de Paul1660 Elm St.Forest GroveOR97116Dave Weurtzsvdp@safg.org 503.992.997710:00AM to 2:00PM
Pacific TrailHillsboroSt. Matthew Catholic Church/St. Vincent de Paul475 SE 3rd Ave.HillsboroOR97123Marian Margiottammargiotta@frontier.com 503.703.835510:00AM to 2:00PM
Pacific TrailPortlandSt. Juan Diego/St. Vincent de Paul5995 NW 178th Ave.PortlandOR97229Barb UpsonUpsonbb@gmail.com 503.828.235510:00AM to 2:00PM. Modular building in lower parking lot.
Pacific TrailVernoniaVernonia Cares Food Bank547 Weed Ave.VernoniaOR97064503.429.1414Contact location for best times.
Rivers EdgeCanbyThe Canby Center681 SW 2nd Ave.CanbyOR97013Christina Sandovalinfo@TheCanbyCenter.org 503.266.29209:00AM to 1:00PM
Rivers EdgeGladstoneGladstone Food Pantry6460 Glen Echo Ave.GladstoneOR97027Kimberly Castilloservice@nwfs.org 503.546.6377TBA
Rivers EdgeNewbergNewberg FISH125 S. Elliott Rd., Suite ANewbergOR97132Vivianinfo@newbergfish.org 503.550.069410:00AM to 1:00PM
Rivers EdgeOregon CityHOPE Food Pantry at Oregon City United Methodist Church18955 South End RdOregon CityOR97045Sharon Thonstadoffice@oregoncityumc.com 503.957.37889:00AM until done.
Rivers EdgeSherwoodGood Neighbor Family Pantry21555 Hells Canyon Rd.SherwoodOR97149Aria503.554.0630anytime after 9:30AM
Rivers EdgeTigardBethlehem House of Bread9055 SW Locust StTigardOR97223Linda Dovedove53@gmail.com 503.956.036811:00AM to 2:00PM
Rivers EdgeTigardJames Templeton Elementary School Packed with Pride Program9500 SW Murdock St.TigardOR97223Janet Garciajgarcia1@ttsd.k12.or.us 503.431.4850TBA
Rivers EdgeTualatinTualatin School House Pantry3550 SW Borland RdTualatinOR97062Danielle or Lizpantry@schoolhousepantry.org 503.783.072110:30AM to 2:30PM
Rivers Edge West LinnWest Linn Food Pantry1683 Willamette Falls DriveWest LinnOR97068Debbie Meyerswestlinnfoodpantry@gmail.com 503.915.944610:00AM to 1:00PM
Rivers EdgeWilsonville Wilsonville Community Sharing29796 SW Town Center Loop EastWilsonvilleOR97070Leigh Crosbyleigh@wilsonvillecommunitysharing.org 503.682.693910:00AM to 1:00PM
Santiam RiverAlbanyFish of Albany1035 SE 2nd AvenueAlbanyOR97321541.928.4460Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverAlbanySalvation Army345 Columbus St.AlbanyOR97321541.928.4774Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverDallasDallas Food Bank322 S Main St. Ste 180DallasOR97338503.623.3578Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverIndependenceElla Curan Food Bank854 N Main St.IndependenceOR97351503.917.1681Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverJeffersonJefferson Community Pantry310 N Second St.JeffersonOR97352503.510.7126Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverKeizerKeizer Community Food Bank4505 River Rd. NKeizerOR97303503.393.4507Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverLebanonFish of Lebanon145 Ash St. LebanonOR97355541.259.3200Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverMcMinnvilleFirst Baptist Church125 SE Cowls St.McMinnvilleOR97128503.472.7941Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverSalemChemeketa Community College Food Bank4000 Lancaster Dr. NE SalemOR 97305503.399.5116Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverSalemMarion Polk Food Share1660 Salem Industrial Dr. NE 97301SalemOR97301503.581.3855Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverSalemTable of Plenty4227 Lone Oak Rd SESalemOR97302503.364.7202Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverSalemNew Hope Food Center4963 Swegle Rd NESalem OR97301503.370.8886Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverSheridanGrand Sheramina Food Bank120 N Bridge St.SheridanOR97378503.843.3133Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverSilvertonSilverton Area Community Aid421 S Water St.SilvertonOR97381503.873.3446Contact location for best times.
Santiam RiverStaytonStayton Community Food Bank1210 Wilco Rd.StaytonOR97383503.769.4088Contact location for best times.
TimberlineDamascusChrist the Vine Lutheran Church18677 SE Hwy 212DamascusOR97089Kristina RobertsKristina@christthevinelutheran.org 503.420.811710:00AM to 1:00PM
TimberlineGreshamZarephath Kitchen and Pantry59 NW Ava Ave.GreshamOR97030Laurie Holycrosslholycross33@gmail.com11:00AM to 12:00PM
TimberlineMilwaukieChrist the King Church St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry7414 SE Michael Dr.MilwaukieOR97222Nate Hokenatekimhoke@gmail.com 503.720.008412:00PM to 1:00PM
TimberlinePortlandNortheast Emergency Food Program4800 NE 72nd Ave.PortlandOR97218Jon Maklernefp@emoregon.org 503.284.547012:30PM to 2:30PM
TimberlinePortlandSnowCap Community Charities17788 SE Pine St.PortlandOR97233Nate LarsenNate@snowcap.org12:00PM to 2:00PM

About Scouting for Food

A Scout who helps those in need will develop kindness, compassion and a lifetime need to make a difference in the world. An annual tradition since 1986, Scouting for Food rallies Scouts across the nation to collect food for local food banks.

Cascade Pacific Council Scouts will collect food for the hungry and provide it to specific local food banks throughout the greater Northwest. Food banks will be accepting non-perishable, unexpired food. Other ideas include monetary donations or gift cards.

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