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ACCESS provides food, warmth, shelter, and other essential services to Jackson County’s low-income children, families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities. As the Community Action Agency of Jackson County, Oregon, ACCESS has been helping residents break the cycle of poverty since 1976. Last year, 52,497 people received assistance from ACCESS’s broad continuum of services, including obtaining safe, affordable housing, rental assistance, utility assistance, weatherization, free loaned durable medical equipment and healthy food. 92% of all donations go toward those we serve in Jackson County via one of our 15 programs, only 8% is taken for overhead.

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Albany Gleaners

The Albany Gleaners uses a self-help system to obtain nutritious foods for our members. We collect donated, unharvested and harvested crops from farmers, processors, and retailers to help alleviate hunger in Linn County. We distribute the food products to our low income individuals which include elderly, disabled and families with children.

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