Senior Fair Tomorrow at Medford Armory

By Jim McCoy Mon 16th March NewsaccessSenior Fair

Over 80 booths of interest to southern Oregon seniors will all be assembled in one location tomorrow at the Medford Armory tomorrow. ACCESS is holding a Senior Fair that will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Logan Bell from ACCESS says seniors will find useful information about everything from health care, to living facilities to professional service in a fun atmosphere.Read More »

ACCESS Gets Big Donation, Bids For Year-End Gifts

By Jim McCoy Fri 19th December Newsaccess
At the same time that ACCESS is receiving a donation of 23,000 pounds of food from Sherm’s Thunderbird and Food 4 Less markets, the food assistance organization is reminding everyone that hunger doesn’t end with the holidays.Read More »

The Greystone Court Light Display Will Kick Off Saturday To Benefit ACCESS

By Jim McCoy Wed 17th December NewsaccessChristmas light displayGreystone Court
The dates have been set for what has become a Christmas tradition in the Rogue Valley. The Greystone Court light display will start Saturday December 20th and run through Christmas Eve. Once again, the residents of Greystone Court in east Medford will be accepting donations for ACCESS, the local food share organization. This is the events 14th year.Read More »

Stamp Out Hunger Saturday

By Jim McCoy Fri 10th May Newsaccessfood assistanceStamp Out Hunger
Tomorrow (Saturday) is pick up day for the "Stamp Out Hunger" campaign. On Thursday, postal customers received in the mail special yellow bags in which they can place non-perishable food items that will go to ACCESS to feed the needy in Jackson County.Read More »

Cans for Coffee At Dutch Bros.

By Jim McCoy Wed 13th February NewsaccessDutch Bros.Dutch Lovefood drive
How about a cup of joe without money changing hands? You can do that Thursday at all 30 Dutch Bros. across Jackson and Josephine County. Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and that means time for the “Dutch Love” campaign. Just bring in three or more canned food items, you get a drink for free. Last year, Dutch Bros.Read More »

ACCESS Senior Shoebox Program Spreads Holiday Cheer With Community Help

By Jim McCoy Wed 28th November Newsaccessseniors
ACCESS is inviting the public to help spread a little holiday cheer by participating in their Senior Shoebox program. ACCESS asks that pre-wrapped boxes with box and lid wrapped separately be brought to them by Monday, December 3rd.Read More »

Emergency Food Distribution in Oregon Tops One Million

For the second year in a row, distribution of emergency food boxes has topped one million in Oregon and Southwest Washington, according to Oregon Food Bank. Locally, Jackson County has seen an 11 percent increase in requests for food boxes.Read More »

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Employees Dedicating Tonight's Green Show To ACCESS

By Jim McCoy Tue 25th September NewsaccessOSF
Oregon Shakespeare Festival employees are joining ACCESS in the fight against hunger. For tonight's Green Show, billed as "Feed The Valley: A benefit for ACCESS," OSF is asking attendees to bring non-perishable food items in exchange for the free musical performance provided by about a dozen OSF employees from all lines of work. The Green Show runs tonight from 6:45 to 7:30 p.m.Read More »

8,000 Pounds of Peaches Donated By Harry & David

By Jim McCoy Tue 28th August NewsaccessHarry and Davidlocal fruit

Today, Harry and David donated 8,000 pounds of peaches to feed the needy in Southern Oregon. ACCESS picked up and will distribute the fruit. The agency works with a network of 24 food pantries.Read More »

Human Bean Offering Drink Discounts In Friday Food Drive

By Jim McCoy Thu 16th August Newsaccessfood drivesHuman Bean

Tomorrow, Friday August 17th, all Human Bean locations in Jackson and Josephine County will offer discounts to customers who donate non-perishable food for the needy in Southern Oregon. Their aim is to help local food banks address an increased demand for food assistance.Read More »


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