Food Programs

Willamalane Food Programs 

Willamalane’s food programs provide inexpensive or free food to serve the needs of the Springfield-area community. 

Donate food

If you have extra fresh or non-perishable food or personal hygiene items to donate, please bring it to Willamalane Adult Activity Center during regular business hours. All donations benefit Willamalane food programs and your neighbors in Springfield. See items that are often needed.

DONATE ONLINE

Food Pantry

Willamalane Adult Activity Center is home to a food pantry. The goal of the food pantry is to provide free food to serve the needs of the Springfield community. No income verification or personal identification is required to take part in this program. 

Thanks to Escudo Latino, El Centro Cares, Springfield Alliance for Equity and Respect (SAfER), Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC), Burrito Brigade, and National Recreation and Parks Association for collaborating on this project.

Community Breakfast

Drop by the Adult Activity Center for a delicious Community Breakfast served right to your car window. There is no age requirement for participating in a Community Breakfast.

  • Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  • Suggested cash donation of $3
  • Third Friday of each month, 9-10 a.m.
  • No registration needed

Senior Meals 

Ages 60+. Cafe 60 dining at the Willamalane Adult Activity Center. Lunch is provided to people who are 60 years of age or older and their spouses, regardless of age at no cost. Reservations are required and should be made at least one week in advance. Walk-ins will be accommodated as long as meals are available. 

  • Suggestion donation of $3 for those 60 and older.
  • Monday–Friday, 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
  • If you are under age 60, we welcome you to dine with us at $8 per meal.
  • Sign-up required. Call Cafe 60 Dining at 541-736-4408 or Meals on Wheels at 541-736-4424.
  • The Senior Meals Program is a program of Senior and Disability Services, a division of Lane Council of Governments. 

See the June menu

FIDO Pet Food Bank Distribution

This dog and cat food bank is available for adults aged 50 or older who qualify for Social Security, Medicaid, or SNAP services.

  • Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  • $3 for cat food, $4 for dog food, $5 for grain-free dog food
  • Pick up food on the second Tuesday of every month, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. No FIDO in August.
  • To sign up, contact Penny at FIDO: EugeneInfo@fidoanimeals.org.

Little Free Pantries

Little Free Pantries, organized by Burrito Brigade, help community members get food at 16 locations around Springfield. Take what you need, and donate what you can. Willamalane staff regularly restock the Little Free Pantries with food from the Food Pantry.

More Food Resources

  • Burrito Brigade: Maintains Little Free Pantries throughout Springfield and Eugene. Find a pantry.
  • CARES Center: See details
  • FOOD for Lane County: Offers hot meals at several sites. Identification is not required. Find a site.
  • Mobile Food Pantries: FOOD For Lane County offers Mobile Food Pantries throughout Eugene and Springfield, including a site at Bob Keefer Center. Learn more about this program.
  • More local food pantries: View the map.