Tualatin School House Pantry Education

Education-provided by the Oregon Food Bank

Guide to recent studies on hunger and poverty - Oregon


Profiles of Poverty and Hunger in Oregon 2006
Steve Randolph and Michael Leachman
Oregon Food Bank
October 2006


Food Insecurity and Hunger in Oregon: A New Look
Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics
Rural Studies Program
Oregon State University
Mark Edwards and Bruce Weber
November 2003


Workshop: The Future of Food in Oregon

Ken Meter, economist and CEO of Crossroads Community Center

April, 2008

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Childhood Hunger: A Public Health Concern

Oregon Childhood Hunger Initiative Health Provider Survey Report
May, 2008

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Health Consequences of Food Insecurity and Hunger

Donna Ching, registered nurse and pediatric nurse practitioner
April, 2007



The Causes and Costs of Domestic Hunger
Dr. J Larry Brown
November 2004


Workshop: The Medical and Social Impacts of Childhood Hunger
Oregon Food Bank
Children First for Oregon
Providence Health System
Oregon Health & Science University
November 2004


Hunger in Oregon 2001
Michael Leachman
Oregon Center for Public Policy
November 2002


Hunger and food security of low-income households in Oregon
Community Planning Workshop
Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management
University of Oregon
Adam Alabarca
September 2000


Hunger studies - National


Household Food Security in the United States, 2002
Mark Nord, Margaret Andrews and Steven Carlson
October 2003



Poverty studies


2003 Data Book
The Status of Oregon's Children: Family Financial Stability

Children First for Oregon
December 2003


Borrowing to Make Ends Meet: The Growth of Credit Card Debt in the '90's
Tamara Draut and Javier Silva
September 2003