InRoads Credit Union Hosts Food Drive for Columbia Pacific Food Bank

ST. HELENS, Ore. — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — To support a hunger-relief program that is vital to Columbia County, InRoads Credit Union will host a food drive from Monday, April 22 – Friday, May 3, across its three branches in Scappoose, St. Helens and Rainier. The food drive will benefit the Columbia Pacific Food Bank (CPFB), a food pantry whose mission is to empower the community and nourish those who lack access to essential resources. In addition to food donations, InRoads will accept cash donations that the credit union will match up to $2,000.

During the drive, community members are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items between 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, at designated bins stationed in each InRoads branch (listed below). Every contribution, whether in the form of food or funds, will directly benefit families in need throughout the Columbia County area.

Requested donations include items such as:

  • Canned meats (tuna, chicken, salmon, beef, corned beef)
  • Canned soup and chili
  • Peanut butter and almond butter
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned vegetables

Drop off locations include:

  • Scappoose Branch: 52691 Columbia River Highway
  • Helens Branch: 425 S. Columbia River Highway
  • Rainier Branch: 118 E. A St.

InRoads has worked with CPFB for decades, helping to provide access to healthy food and resources to those facing food insecurity in Columbia County. Through collaborative efforts, advocacy for equity, and sustainable practices, CPFB is dedicated to building a community where everyone can access nutritious food and resources to thrive. Its shared goal aligns with InRoads’ mission to promote wellness in all aspects of community life — financially, physically and mentally.

About InRoads Credit Union

Proud to be a not-for-profit member-owned financial cooperative, InRoads Credit Union was established in 1938 and holds over $360 million in assets. The community focused organization contributed $138,853 to local nonprofits, community organizations and scholarships as well as nearly $16 million in small business loans in 2023. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school, volunteers, or worships in Columbia, Clatsop, Cowlitz, Multnomah and Washington Counties, along with immediate family who are existing InRoads members. In addition to the incoming Hillsboro location, InRoads has locations in Scappoose, St. Helens and Rainier, Ore.