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Rhiannon carrying boxFood Pantry Monthly Food Boxes:
Hours Wednesday and Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Once a month, households falling under eligible income levels, or are currently participating in SNAP, TANF, SSI, or LIEAP receive a food box and a clothing card. To sign up for a food box, you must bring proof of residency showing that you live within the Oregon Trail School District.

breadDaily Bread & Pastries
Through partnerships with local stores and organizations, we are able to provide free bread and pastries daily at the front of the store.



IMG_9748Clothing Cards
While shopping the pantry, low income households also receive a clothing card to spend on necessary clothing in the thrift store.  (Same eligibility as the Food Pantry applies.)



Community BasketCommunity Basket Hours:
3rd Thursday of the month, 9:00 am until the food is gone
On the third Thursday of every month we work with the Oregon Food Bank to put on the Community Basket program. This provides people with a large box of food, including fresh produce, dairy and protein. Pick up is available by driving around the back of the pantry where volunteers load the food into your car.

IMG_9488Senior Boxes USDA Supplemental Boxes for seniors
2nd Thursday of the month, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The second Thursday of every month, we partner with MainSpring to provide low income seniors (60+) with a box of food. For these boxes, seniors must fill out an application, annually, with proof of income and picture ID. Pick up is between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Program is limited to 50 participants so there may be a wait to enroll.

feed the poorMeal Site
Friday Evenings, 6:00 to 7:00 pm
We sponsor a free, homemade, sit down dinner every Friday at 6:00 pm at the Community Church of Sandy – 39290 Scenic Street in Sandy, Oregon.


shutterstock_115425037Thanksgiving Boxes
Sandy Community Action Center distributes approximately 200 Thanksgiving boxes consisting of the fixings for a delicious Thanksgiving feast every year. These are assembled by a large volunteer group of churches who meet at Abundant Life Church. On the Monday before Thanksgiving, food box recipients collect their boxes outside the SCAC using a number they were assigned through collecting names in the food pantry throughout the month of October. In past years, the food and funding has come from generous donations from local area churches and Vanport Manufacturing.

Energy Assistance
The Sandy Community Action Center administers the Heat Oregon program which provides emergency electrical energy assistance on a first come first serve basis. Assistance begins in the Winter months until all funds are gone.




Food Pantry Hours:
Wednesday and Friday 10:00 to 4:00

Thrift Store Hours:
Monday through Friday 10:00 to 4:00

38982 Pioneer Blvd.
Sandy, OR 97055
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 11. Sandy, OR 97055

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