As wildfires displace our neighbors and disrupt lives, we are working with emergency personnel in Marion and Polk counties to help those in need.

The Food Share would like to remind you that food is available at many local pantries and meal sites. To find assistance near you, visit

Some pantries and services are closed or cancelled due to wildfires. Please check this page for the most recent updates.

Updated Monday, Sep. 21, 3:30 p.m.:

Food Pantries

Food pantries at the following locations are closed until further notice:

  • Idanha/Detroit Community Food Pantry

Farm Share Rx Distribution

Farm Share Rx distributions will take place as normal for the week beginning Monday, Sep. 21.

Meals on Wheels

Marion Polk Food Share’s Meals on Wheels Program is delivering as normal. For drivers who need to cancel, please contact the Meals on Wheels office at 503-364-2856.

Fresh n’ Local

The Meals on Wheels Fresh n’ Local distribution planned for Thursday, Sep. 17 will instead take place Thursday, Sep. 24.

Center 50+ and South Salem Senior Center lunches

Lunch pick-up at Center 50+ will be operating as normal, and South Salem Senior Center will be open for pick-up from 12-12:30 p.m.

Senior Grocery Program

The Commodity Supplemental Food Income (CSFI) scheduled for Friday, Sep. 18 is cancelled, and will instead take place Friday, Sep. 25.

Community Gardens

Community gardens are operating as normal.

Youth Farm

The Youth Farm is open. Volunteers interested in helping harvest may contact Perla Garcia-Villegas at 503-576-3418.