Our Programs and Partners

Food Share of Lincoln County is involved in numerous programs and projects to help feed its clients in Lincoln County. If you’re interested in volunteering or donating to help support Food Share of Lincoln County, contact us at 541-265-8578.

Boy eating lunch at kindergartenEmergency Food Assistance Program

The Emergency Food Assistance Program is the largest direct distribution program at Food Share.

  • Seven pantries serving Lincoln County residents
  • Over 4,000 individuals are served monthly
  • Over 1,600 families are served monthly
  • Average 90,000 pounds of food distributed each month
  • Total pounds distributed in 2017-18: 1,129,125 equating to 4,516,500 meals

Senior Food Boxes & Mobile Pantry

“Senior Food Boxes” provides food to seniors whose mobility or health issues prevent them from accessing an emergency box at their local pantry

  • 31 boxes delivered monthly by Food Share of Lincoln County volunteers
  • Special needs, easy to prepare and single-serve foods
  • Big Creek Apartments mobile pantry
  • Agate Heights and North Apartments mobile pantry

Produce Plus at Calvary Baptist Church

  • A supplemental food program open every Friday from 1-3 PM for all eligible Lincoln County residents located at the Calvary Baptist Church on Alder St. in Newport

My Sister’s Place

  • Supplemental food provided to domestic violence shelter

CSC-Head Start & Oregon Coast Community College

  • Healthy snacks are made available at these locations  during hours of operation

Backpack Programs (Lincoln City, Siletz, Toledo)

  • Backpacks are filled with food and sent home with low income children at the end of the week to help feed their families over the weekend

Ridge Apartments-After School Program

  • Snacks for children who live at the Ridge Apartment complex in Lincoln City

Soup Kitchens

  • Seven sites are located throughout Lincoln County provide hot meals for those in need

Cooking Matters

  • Volunteer led, free nutrition education classes and farmers’ market tours offered throughout Lincoln County

Veggie Rx

  • Fresh produce is provided to the four county school-based health centers in Lincoln City, Newport, Toledo & Waldport during the school year