650 Orchard Street, Monroe, OR 97456

(541) 745-8759

Welcome to South Benton Food Pantry

Welcome to South Benton Food Pantry

Welcome to South Benton Food Pantry Welcome to South Benton Food Pantry

Covid 19

Our Response and Local Information

Many of you may wonder if we will remain open. The current answer is, yes. In order to keep everyone safe, we will be using protection, sanitizing, social distancing practices and limiting volunteers when providing food boxes to families. We ask you to remain in your cars and someone will sign in for you. If you are walking, please space yourselves at least 6 feet from the next patron. For the time being, we will no longer have a shopping style pantry. We ask you to please be patient as we figure out how to best get food to you. Our hours are posted below. Our supplies on some things are extremely limited, while other things will be in quantity. Please know we are doing the best we can. 

 

Pantry Hours

1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

The 3rd Thursday of each month 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. If you need food or supplies, before our next distribution, please call 541-745-8759 and leave a message or email us at sbfp2014@gmail.com. We are also on Facebook


Below is some local information that I have been given to help understand the gravity of this situation. 

Here are more resources available to you:

·   COVID-19 Information Phone line: 541-766-6120

·  Stay connected, check the following websites for current information and guidance:

o  Benton County Recovers for local assistance, send supplies, or volunteer (including local mask needs).

o  Benton County Covid-19 Website for local guidance.

o  Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Covid-19 Fact Sheets and FAQs in Multiple Languages and for latest statewide guidance. 

o  Centers for Disease Control Covid-19 Website for latest national and international guidance.

o  City of Corvallis

o  United Way of Linn Benton Lincoln

o  Corvallis School District | Philomath School District | Monroe School District | Linn Benton Lincoln ESD

o  Facebook: We encourage you to follow Benton County, OR Facebook page to stay up to date.

 

Pantry Hours

1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

The 3rd Thursday of each month 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. If you need food before our next distribution, please call or email us.

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About Us

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We are in the business of feeding people

South Benton Food Pantry is located in the Willamette Valley, in the small town of Monroe. Our food comes from local sources as well as Linn Benton Food Share and from our partners "The Sharing Gardens." We serve anyone who  lives, works or plays in the Monroe School District.

We would like to thank Chris Burns of the Sharing Gardens for building and painting this wonderful sign for our pantry!

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We aim to please

Do you have a special dietary need?  Do you know someone who needs food? Let us know. Do you need other things, such as referrals to other agencies? Let us know and we can help. 

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We provide free food!

Our goal is to feed those in need and provide the best nutrition available to us. We often have other non food items available, such as diapers, wipes, and soap products. We know on a limited budget, it is difficult to get everything! Please let us know how we can help!

Income Guidelines for 2020

Income/Ingresos


Family Size              Monthly     Annual


  Tamaño de la familia    Mensual      Anual    


1                                                     $ 3,190           $38,280


2                                                     $ 4,310           $51,720


3                                                     $5,430            $65,160


4                                                     $ 6,550           $78,600


5                                                     $ 7,670           $92,040


6                                                     $ 8,790           $105,480


7                                                     $ 9,910           $118,920


8*                                                  $ 11,030         $132,360


For each additional member, add $1,120 per month or $13,440 per year


Por cada miembro adicional, agregue $1,120 por mes o $13,440 por año



Files coming soon.

What you need to know

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To Qualify

You must live, work or play in the Monroe School District. When you come the first time, please bring a piece of mail, rental agreement or other document with current physical address. We cannot accept post office boxes as proof of address . There are income guidelines as well, which are posted above and at the pantry.  If you have a need, we will do our best to help you. 

  

Let's Go Shopping

Get what you need

Shopping is temporarily suspended.

Enjoy

We enjoy seeing you each week. If you cannot make it, you can send an authorized person to shop for you. We have the forms you need and the authorization is good for one year, unless you tell us differently.

A Huge Thank You to our partners and sponsors

Oregon Community Foundation

Oregon Community Foundation

Oregon Community Foundation

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This organization helps manage our donor-designated funds from the Margaret Hull Funds. 

Ralph Hull Foundation

Oregon Community Foundation

Oregon Community Foundation

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This group gives quarterly. 

The Sharing Gardens

Oregon Community Foundation

Benton County Foundation

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Our neighors grow hundreds of pounds of produce and help display it and give tips on how best to use it.

Benton County Foundation

Benton County Foundation

Benton County Foundation

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Benton County Foundation has generously given a grant for our Total Health Improvement Program. 

Share the big news

Benton County Foundation

Share the big news

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Oregon Food Bank in conjunction with Linn Benton Food Share provided us with new mini freezers and refrigerator to enhance your shopping experience and provide better temperature control. Thank you!

In other News

Benton County Foundation

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Other agencies that provide much needed services and information on hunger disparities and ways to combat this issue:


 Drug And Alcohol Rehab Programs For Senior Citizens


The Facts Behind Senior Hunger


More news to share

MHS National Honor Society Food Drive

Long Timber Brewing Co & Benny's Pizza

Long Timber Brewing Co & Benny's Pizza

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Thank you for this year's collection of 253 pounds of food!

Long Timber Brewing Co & Benny's Pizza

Long Timber Brewing Co & Benny's Pizza

Long Timber Brewing Co & Benny's Pizza

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Thank you to both of our local businesses for collecting over 150 pounds of food to help our families during this holiday season!

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Volunteer Opportunities

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Volunteering

At this time we are limiting our volunteers as Covid 19 is affecting all of us. When things get back to normal we will be searching for people to donate their time, especially, before we open and on delivery days. If you can help or need community service hours, we could use your help. Please be sure that you can lift at least 20 pounds and can give an hour or more of your time. Please call our number and leave a message. Someone will get back to you promptly.

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We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

South Benton Food Pantry

650 Orchard Street, Monroe, Oregon 97456, United States

(541) 745-8759

Pantry Hours

1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

The 3rd Thursday of each month 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. If you need food before our next distribution, please call or email us.


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Our food pantry aims to please. If you have a special dietary need, please let us know. We provide gluten free, low sodium and even pet food!.

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"We couldn't make it without your help."

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***NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT***
"In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based upon race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the 'USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027)' found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442
(3)email: program.intake@usda.gov
This institution is an equal opportunity provider."

Donations

Donations

Donations

We gladly accept food donations at any time. Please contact Janeece Cook, our program manager. We also, have an account at Umpqua Bank in Monroe. Anybody can leave an anonymous donation. Please state that it is for South Benton Food Pantry and they will gladly accept it for us. The link to our 990 N .


FAQs

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FAQs

If you have questions, send them to us and we will answer them. Look here for answers to your questions.


1. Are we tax deductible? 

    Yes, we are.  We are a registered nonprofit and our tax ID number is: 46-3567773.

2.  What is our mailing address?

     South Benton Food Pantry, 650   Orchard Street, Monroe, OR 97456.

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