Charity ReviewIssued: February 2016 Expires: February 2018
Food for Lane County, Inc.
Standards for Charity Accountability
Food for Lane County, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
The mission of FOOD for Lane County is to alleviate hunger by creating access to food. Their vision is to eliminate hunger in Lane County.
Incorporated: 1985 in OR
FOOD for Lane County (FFLC) offers programs and services dedicated to alleviating hunger by creating access to food at their food banks and through partner agencies. FFLC accomplishes this by soliciting, collecting, growing, rescuing, preparing, and packaging food for distribution through our network of social service agencies and programs. FFLC also works on public awareness, education and community advocacy to encourage long-term community-based solutions to hunger.
FOOD for Lane County serves the emergency food needs for a population base of 338,000 people living in 4,620 square miles comprising both urban and rural Lane County. FOOD for Lane County has developed a variety of innovative programs to address hunger and food security in Lane County. From addressing childhood hunger to providing food assistance for seniors, people with disabilities, the working poor and the unemployed, they are committed to providing programs and services to meet the needs of diverse populations.
FOOD for Lane County currently offers the following programs:
- Brown Bag
- Cereal for Youth
- Children's Weekend Snack Pack
- Community Food Systems
- Emergency Food Pantry System
- Extra Helping
- Family Dinner Program
- Food Rescue Express (FREX)
- Mobile Pantry
- Multicultural Outreach Nutrition Education Produce Plus
- Rural Delivery -Summer Food Program
Board Chair: Mr. Erik Vos, CFO Business Affiliation: Timber Products Company
CEO: Beverlee Potter, Executive Director
Board Size: 13
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 5.15%
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
The following information is based on Food for Lane County, Inc. Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
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