Washington and Oregon will compete in June to donate the most food and money to help hungry residents of the Pacific Northwest.
The Washington and Oregon Departments of Agriculture are pitching in along with the Oregon and Washington Dairy Products Commissions and Fred Meyer stores. Its part of the Northwest Farmers Fighting Hunger campaign.
Cash donations can be made at Fred Meyer checkout registers and online at
Last year, Washington was victorious.
For every $10 donated, local food banks can give out enough food to provide 35 meals. Cash gives the most flexibility so food banks can get specific nutritious foods.