EUGENE, Ore. – Bite of Burrito Brigade, a festive benefit for the grassroots organization that serves nutritious vegan meals to our community’s hungry, will be held on Friday, Nov. 11, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the downtown location of Off the Waffle, 840 Willamette St., Eugene. For just $5, guests can taste Burrito […]
EUGENE, Ore. – Burrito Brigade, a grassroots non-profit organization serving hungry individuals in Eugene/Springfield, celebrated a milestone today, serving its 50,000th nutritious hot vegan meal since its inception 28 months ago. According to Lisa Levsen, Burrito Brigade Vice President and organizer, volunteers cheered when the landmark meal – a vegan […]
Read & watch on KMTR: http://nbc16.com/news/local/burrito-brigade-continues-to-help-the-homeless-despite-volunteer-shortage EUGENE, Ore. – A food project that started in Eugene is expanding despite all odds. The volunteers call themselves the “Burrito Brigade.” The Burrito Brigade has been making burritos every Sunday for 2 years. They’re always in need of volunteers, but the shortage of hands […]
The Register Guard came to Burrito Brigade on Dec. 20th and wrote a great article on the work we are doing. We are so thankful to all the volunteers, donors, and community support that makes Burrito Brigade run every week! You can read the Register Guard article below or on […]
KEZI 9 News came to Burrito Brigade on Sunday Nov. 8th, 2015 and videotaped us and interviewed one of our board members, Jennifer Riehl! Here is the link to the video and article: http://www.kezi.com/news/Burrito_Brigade_Feeds_Eugene_Residents.html
Just as sure as our burritos are vegan, so is it safe to bet that Kendra Lady had a role (roll? haha) in making them on any given Sunday. She has been one of our most consistent and dedicated volunteers since she first started helping this summer. We are all […]
If you’ve ever done anything for Burrito Brigade, even just a little, chances are that you’ve met Jen Riehl or Charles (Chuck) Denson, a dynamite brother-sister duo who serve on our Board of Directors and do so much to keep our burrito making operations run smoothly. But as our regular […]
Volunteer spotlight! Jim is one of our most dedicated volunteers. Get to know Jim a bit better in the interview below!
Stephanie is one of our most dedicated volunteers. She shows up every single week ready to chop, wrap and roll burritos. We are forever grateful for the time and energy she puts into Burrito Brigade. Without volunteers like Stephanie, we would not be able to provide food on the scale that we currently do. Thank you Stephanie!
Listen on JPR: http://ijpr.org/post/burrito-brigade-serves-eugene-hungry People go hungry in America, despite the country’s wealth. And in Eugene, one program to provide food to the hungry keeps the effort compact: in a tortilla, in fact. The Burrito Brigade provides burritos–all vegan–to hungry local people and travelers on Sundays. The program continues to grow and […]