COMMUNITY

Helping Hungry Neighbors

Last year, we donated over a half-million meals to Oregon food pantries through donations of high-quality, unsold food. In every community we serve, we’ve partnered with a local food bank to make significant contributions to reduce hunger.

2020-11-19T13:40:22-08:00November 19th, 2020|Community, Working With Purpose|

Amplify Program Spotlights BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and Womxn Local Makers

For many years, we have supported local food and beverage makers in Oregon by helping them get to market and by telling their stories. We are now taking that local commitment a step further.

2020-11-06T13:27:37-08:00November 6th, 2020|Community, Working With Purpose|

Scan program and food donations provide over 1 million meals

Market of Choice customers make monetary contributions to their local food bank through our Scan-a-Coupon program every day. At checkout, customers are able to choose the amount they would like to donate and add it to their grocery bill, then use the receipt for tax deduction purposes. It’s an easy way to help hungry neighbors.

2020-10-29T09:41:28-08:00October 29th, 2020|Community, Working With Purpose|

SNAP EBT Benefits for Hot Foods Allowed Until Nov. 20th

Market of Choice and the USDA is allowing the purchase of hot foods using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) EBT Benefits now and until Nov. 20, 2020.

2020-10-26T12:28:15-08:00October 23rd, 2020|Community, Working With Purpose|

BIPOC local food and beverage grant recipients announced!

We are thrilled to be a supporting partner with BUILT Oregon and its grant program, which directly assists local BIPOC food and beverage makers in Oregon through funding and mentorship.

2020-10-15T09:30:55-08:00October 8th, 2020|Community, Working With Purpose|

New partnerships aim to elevate food and beverage makers in Oregon

Market of Choice is excited to announce an ongoing partnership with Built Oregon and XXcelerate. Together, we provide full-circle, ongoing business support, education, funding and shelf space to BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and womxn food and beverage producers in Oregon.

2020-10-15T12:37:42-08:00October 8th, 2020|Community, Working With Purpose|

Thank you to our community of donors and partners in fire relief efforts

While much of the smoke has cleared, our communities are still reeling from the damage done by the many fires that burned throughout our great state. We are sincerely moved by the outpouring of support that we have seen bestowed upon those who have lost so much. Here are some of the many ways we have worked together to help our fellow Oregonians.

2020-10-06T14:59:21-08:00October 6th, 2020|Community, Working With Purpose|

Partnership puts hand sanitizer in the hands of young athletes

Being able to play basketball, volleyball or soccer in a safe environment has never been as important as it is now, at a time when kids are feeling isolated from their peers and are in need of physical activity.

2020-10-02T15:14:58-08:00October 2nd, 2020|Community, Working With Purpose|

Biodegradable Wooden Trays Now Used at Market Cheese Shops

At your Market Cheese Shop, we’ve started using wooden trays made by PacnWood, a carbon-neutral company that only uses natural, organic and recyclable materials. The wood is sourced in curated forests, grown specifically for this use, and every harvested tree is replaced with a new tree.

2020-09-25T14:55:21-08:00September 25th, 2020|Community, Working With Purpose|

We are Oregon AF!

We are excited to sponsor Oregon Angel Food because we have a shared commitment to the success of Oregon’s food and beverage producers.

2020-09-18T10:31:04-08:00September 17th, 2020|Community, Videos, Working With Purpose|