Klamath-Lake Counties Food Bank Mission/Action Statement

To Address Hunger By Providing Food To Emergency Food Assistance Programs And Support Other Non-Profit Agencies And Their Programs That Have A Positive Affect On The Lives Of Children And Adults In Klamath And Lake Counties.

  • Distributed a grand total of 2.5MILLION pounds of food
  • Distributed 700,000 pounds of produce
  • Provided food to assist in the preparation of 300,000 meals
  • Provided food boxes to 9,500 households in Klamath and Lake Counties
  • Provided food to assist in the preparation of 3,000 summer meals for children from low-income families
  • Provided 135 Thanksgiving dinners
  • Accumulated 30,000 volunteer hours thanks to nearly 1,250 fantastic volunteers
  • Collected more than 1 MILLION pounds of food through local community food drives, individuals, farmers, ranchers, local grocery stores and purchased food with donations from the community.

We assist about 100 other non-profit programs with food and non-food product. With Food Bank support, these other vital entities have more disposable revenue to keep their programs funded.


Looking For Ways To Get Involved?

  • Make an on-line donation at . Each dollar you donate will create about 8 meals
  • Volunteer at the Food Bank or one of its pantry sites
  • Hold a foodand/or fundsdrive at work, school, or with your service club

Board of Directors:

President - John Pellissier-Forester-Oregon Dept. of Forestry

Vice-President - Rob Siems-Station Manager, Basin Mediactive

Secretary/Treasurer - Chris Stone, Certified Financial Planner

Member - Dan Gellner-Financial Advisor, retired

Member - John Stacy, Owner, Stacy-Dennis IT Solutions

Member - Diana Boyd-Mortgage Loan Office, Umpqua Bank

Member - Michelle Scott, Self-Sufficiency Coordinator

Member - Jenny Coelho - City Hall Administrator, Tulelake, CA.

Key Staff:

Niki Sampson, Executive Director

We are an equal opportunity provider and affiliate agency of the Oregon Food Bank &
Feeding America



Financial Statements and other documents (pdf format; links will open in a new window or tab):




The Klamath-Lake Counties Food Bank is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

For more information about the food bank:

Klamath-Lake Counties Food Bank
3231 Maywood Dr.
Klamath Falls, OR 97603

Mailing address: P.O. Box 317
Klamath Falls, OR 97601