Long-time St. Charles employee and Family Kitchen meal team leader Tracy Parmele died of cancer last August. In her memory and near the anniversary of her death, six co-workers are taking over meal service at Family Kitchen on August 5th.
Click above for a front page article written by Kailey Fisicaro and photos by Ryan Brennecke. Featuring volunteers who've been with us the whole time! Julie Lear and Phoebe DeGree.
Our amazing gifts from Newport Market, the 100+ Women Who Care organization and Oregon Country Beef got the attention of this local weekly.
For the third year in a row, the team at Newport Avenue Market has chosen Family Kitchen as the recipient of their Food for February fundraiser. Click above for the full announcement.
Family Kitchen serves seven meals over six days each week. Bend's Community Center serves the community free meal on Sundays - AND on Thanksgiving! We encourage potential volunteers to contact BCC if you are looking to serve specifically on Thanksgiving Day 541-312-2069. If you're up for helping in our ongoing daily efforts, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 541-760-5677. Our whole community thanks you for your support and willingness to help!
Join us Tuesday, June 2nd between 4pm and 9pm for food and drink and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Family Kitchen!
Click above for the full press release regarding the addition of Margi Robberson to our Board of Trustees.
A Diner's Story, OCF Deferred Giving Info, New Board Members, Recent Gifts List, and more!
Main event is 'Charity Tuesday', to be held on February 24, 2015 at the Bend Pub from 4:30-9pm. Click above for more information.
For the second year in a row, the team at Newport Avenue Market has chosen Family Kitchen as the recipient of their Food for February fundraiser. Click above for the full announcement.
Click above for the full press release regarding the addition of Letty Lees and Juan Knutson to our Board of Trustees.
Bend High Student Raises $ During Marathon
Ella decided to train for and run her first marathon. Along the way, she figured she might be able to do some good in her community by dedicating her training and race to Family Kitchen. She ran the Portland Marathon this October (2014) and came in 4th in her age bracket. She also raised $421 for Family Kitchen. Way to go, Ella!! And THANK YOU!
A Diner's Story, kitchen update, donations update, the President's message, nutrition facts and more!
Click above for the full press release regarding the addition of Sherry Ortega as a member of our Board of Trustees.
Click above for the full press release regarding our May 4th Fundraising and Awareness-raising concert at the Tower Theater
Bend’s Family Kitchen feeds the hungry for holiday
By Elon Glucklich / The Bulletin - Published Dec 26, 2013 at 12:01AM
For Saul Heald, a simple Christmas lunch of ham, bread and pie was more than he could have possibly hoped for.
A 5-minute overview of Family Kitchen as presented at Ignite Bend 11. Thanks to Hand in Hand Productions for the video!
KBNW: BEND, OR — As Central Oregonians continue to struggle making ends meet, the Family Kitchen in downtown Bend is working to provide a warm meal. The non-profit prides itself on serving anyone in need, without criteria, in a safe, family-friendly environment. Family Kitchen’s Donna Jacobsen told KBNW News the need for their services increased […]
KTVZ Newschannel 21 in Bend, in partnership with local companies, is offering $500 to local winners, who then give the money to a non-profit of their choice. The first winner, Nita Rauch, gave $500 to Family Kitchen. That money will go a long way in helping those we serve at Family Kitchen, and we are […]
On March 6, 2013, our building was one of several in a downtown Bend neighborhood that were set on fire. While our building did not sustain major damage, nearby churches, a home and several vehicles sustained significant loss. Local law enforcement is working together to find the person/persons responsible for the damage. Here is a […]