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Madras Community Food Pantry
Madras, Oregon

Hunger is a story we can end.


Tuesday, Wednesday,  and Thursday
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at 49 NE 12th ST, Madras, Oregon


April - October 
Evening distribution of Food

3rd Wednesday, 5:00-7:00 PM



Free Food Market on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.

Sign in at 4:00 pm and the door opens at 4:30 pm - until all the food is gone.


The Great Madras Community Dine-Out is gaining traction and is just around the corner! On June 6, 2024, the greater Madras community will be asked to “Dine out” for breakfast, lunch, or dinner at a restaurant, that will have already agreed to donate a portion of their June 6th proceeds back to the Madras Community Food Pantry.

To learn which restaurants have agreed to participate, we will publish a list of participating restaurants here, updated weekly. Also, these restaurants will prominently display a poster of the event in their establishment. 

Posters of the event will also appear in various merchant windows around town. As for the Great Madras Community Dine-Out event, momentum is building by the day, so save the June 6th date and DINE-OUT! For questions, contact Dine-Out coordinator: Les Weidner at 503-415-9461.

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New Basin Distilling 

Whiskey Pie Wood Fired Pizza 

Teal Rose Coffee 

Midtown Coffee

Mexico City Restaurant 

Great Earth Cafe & Market

La Posada Grill            

Rio DistinctiveMexican Cuisine

Madras Bowl & Pizza

Get Roasted Coffee Co.

Black Rose Kitchen

Yara’s Cakes

Madras Truck Stop & Restaurant 

Hunan Chinese Restaurant 

Wild Winds Station

Black Bear Diner


Desert Inn (Metolius)     

Round Butte Inn (Culver)

Juniper Cove Bar & Grill (Culver)               

Brand 44°N (Terrebonne)

The Pump House (Terrebonne

3 Tepees Café at Plateau Travel Plaza 

Eagle Crossing (Warm Springs)

Abby’s Pizza
Coppers Coffee Co.
Madras Elks Lodge #2017      

Sunset Rentals 
N & S Tractor Store 
Baxter Auto Parts
Madtown Fitness 
Central Oregon Insurance
Jason Hertel StateFarm Ins
Sagebrush Furniture 
Gold Star Tattoo 
Blackbird Tea & Tales     
Wild Tribe Resale Boutique 
White Buffalo Boutique 
Reynoso Jewelry 
Studio on 5th
Opal Day Spa
Madtown Barber
Vision Source 
The Inn at Cross Keys
The Bunkhouse
Erickson’s Thriftway
Dreams Realty
Hummingbird Junction
RipQ Signs & Graphics 
First Interstate Bank
Madras Pioneer 

Grocery Outlet Madras 

Pratum Co-op 

Les Schwab Tire Center 

Mid Oregon Credit Union 

Madras Go-‘Round 

Quality Inn Hotel Madras 

Farmers Insurance Madras


St. Patrick’s Catholic Church 

Madras United Methodist Church

JeffCo Chamber of Commerce

Church of Jesus Christ of LDS

City of Madras

City of Culver

City of Metolius 

Kiwanis Madras

Rotary Club of Jefferson County 

Jefferson County Public Health 

Festival of Trees

Join us on Saturday, December 7th, 2024, at 6:00 pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for our annual Christmas Tree Decorated and Auction. This event provides an opportunity for the community to come together and support a great cause by auctioning off beautifully decorated Christmas trees, with all proceeds going to the Madras Community Food Pantry. Decoration of trees will be donated by local businesses, service groups, and individuals. A prime rib dinner, done by Joe Davis of the Black Bear, will be served. Our event promises to be a fun-filled evening for the whole family, with activities and refreshments provided. We encourage everyone to come and join us in supporting our community. Cost for dinner - $50.00/person. Also, we are looking for items to be donated for a silent auction. Contact us for more information at 541-325-1747.


“To alleviate hunger and food insecurity for all those persons living  in Jefferson County and the surrounding areas who are at risk.” Our volunteers are passionate about carrying out our mission and focus on ensuring all our clients are treated with dignity and respect. “Hunger is a story we can end.”

Our Services

We offer high protein, nutrient-dense free food choices to any resident of Jefferson County or Warm Springs who is in need of food. No one is excluded, if they come to shop.

How it all began

Our volunteers started handing food out of the office window in 1995. We evolved into a shopping pantry in 2016 and became our own 501c3 nonprofit in 2021.


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Relocation efforts:  We are partnering with Jefferson County to purchase a building in downtown Madras and hope to move by the end of 2024. Help us today by donating.


Join us as a partner.

Consider joining us as a volunteer, or a food pantry partner. We can offer many advantages that ultimately benefit the people you serve. We’d love to talk.

"Fighting hunger to build stronger communities. That’s what people of action do."

— Rotary

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