Volunteers gathered 9,200 pounds of food left on doorsteps in the Roseburg Food Project’s signature green bags this month, about 500 pounds fewer than the previous collection in February. The food is collected for the FISH of Roseburg food pantry and distributed to 1,000 low-income families in Douglas County. Employees at businesses and schools and club members helped collect the food April 13. The Cow Creek Umpqua Tribe donated 428 pounds of food and employees of Orenco Systems donated 435 pounds. Participants are asked to pick up one non-perishable food item each time they visit the grocery store. The food …
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