A special thanks to Western Lane Community Foundation for their grant award in the amount of $18,000, towards a pantry expansion. Stay tuned for an expanded pantry to better accomodate the needs of our clients! We are so gratful. Thank you WLCF!
We need volunteers! If interested in joining a fun loving, caring group of people, please call us: 541-997-9110, any week day before noon. Our volunteer coordinator, Gina Yates, will fill you in on all of the available opportunities. Thank you!
One of the goals of Florence Food Share is to help our clients-and the entire Florence community- to become self-sufficient. To that end, we've developed a new section for the website called: Money Savers. Check this area frequently for money saving tips. Enjoy!
Money Saving Tip #1:
Florence FoodShare is Hiring:
Position: Volunteer Coordinator
22.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday
$11.00 per hour
Medical benefits reimbursed at cost to employee
Florence Food Share is seeking a levelheaded, even keeled, caring, multi-tasking individual.
Must be able to keep calm under stressful situations,
which you will encounter periodically and unexpectedly with this position.
Prior experience coordinating a large volume of volunteers is required.
Experience with Excel spreadsheets is a plus.
Ability to interact in a positive and respectful manner to clients, volunteers, staff and board members.
Please come in to the food pantry: 2190 Spruce Street, to fill out an application with a working phone number.
If qualified, you will be contacted by phone for an interview.
Position to begin April Monday, April 10, 2017.
Florence Food Share is an emergency food pantry located in Florence, Oregon, that provides food free of charge to those in need. We serve the communities of Florence, Dunes City, Westlake and surrounding areas. Florence Food Share requires all individuals and families needing food to fill out an application in order to receive our services. We require this upon your first visit to our pantry, and once a year thereafter, each July. This form provides us with basic information which is never shared with any outside agency. You can come in to our pantry to fill out this application or you can print one from the "Client Application" link below:
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Food Share Wish List
Florence Food Share is extremely grateful for the generous support of the following organizations:
City of Florence
Coquille Tribal Community Fund
Cow Creek Umqua Indian Foundation
Craigs Family BBQ
Florence Boardwalk Market
Florence Bronco Club
Florence Post Office
Florence Rotary Club
Food for Lane County
Fresh Harvest Bakery
Heceta Self Storage
Jill Heiman Vision Fund
The Kiwanis Club of Florence
Laurel Bay Gardens
Mini Pet Mart
Mon Ami Deli
Oregon Community Foundation
Oregon Food Bank
Oregon Pacific Bank
Peace Harbor Hospital
Port of Siuslaw
Schwab Charitable Trust
Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund
Spirit Mountain Community Fund
Swindell's Charitable Trust
Three Rivers Casino
USDA Rural Development Office
Western Lane Community Foundation
Florence Food Share especially thanks the New Life Lutheran Church for providing the land for our pantry and for our garden. We truly appreciate your many years of support.