These are actual statistics that demonstrate a reality that affects our community in many ways.
49.6 of families we serve have at least one child under the age of 18
Almost 50% of the adults we serve are elderly, retired, and/or disabled.
50% of the families we serve have one adult who is working full time.
15% of clients each month have never asked for emergency food before.
How Are We Helping?
As the regional food bank, we primarily measure how we are fighting hunger in pounds of food and numbers of food boxes, but we gave it some thought and decided to mix in a few different ways to measure how we are helping:
People served on a
Monthly food boxes:
Total pounds of food
distributed in 2015:
of meals provided:
More than 75% of households served cited medical debt as a reason for needing emergency food.
The Josephine County Food Bank and Raptor Creek Farm are operated under Friends of Josephine County Food Bank Network:
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