Burrito Brigade Serves 100,000th Meal

EUGENE, Ore. – Burrito Brigade, a grassroots non-profit organization serving hungry individuals in Eugene/Springfield, celebrated a milestone on Sunday, November 12th, 2017, serving its 100,000th nutritious hot vegan meal since its inception over 3 years ago. Since 2014, Burrito Brigade has provided nutritious vegan meals weekly to hungry individuals in Eugene and Springfield. Burrito Brigade targets our community’s two most food-insecure... Continue Reading →

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Burrito Brigade on KVAL

Watch on KVAL: http://kval.com/news/local/burrito-brigade-serves-100000th-burrito-to-someone-in-need EUGENE, Ore. -- A volunteer group dedicated to feeding the homeless in Lane County reached a major milestone Sunday. On Sunday afternoon, the Burrito Brigade served their one-hundred-thousandth burrito to someone in need. It took them just three years to reach their goal, and they’re already looking forward to serving 100,000 more.... Continue Reading →

Burrito Brigade on KEZI

Watch on KEZI: http://www.kezi.com/content/news/Burrito-Brigade-serves-100000th-meal-to-people-in-need-457092053.html EUGENE, Ore. -- It was a milestone weekend for a local nonprofit that hand makes and delivers hot, vegan meals to people in need. The Burrito Brigade works to alleviate hunger in Eugene and Springfield. On Sunday, volunteers served their 100,000th meal since the nonprofit got started in 2014. On Sunday, they... Continue Reading →

Burrito Brigade Hosts a Fundraiser on June 2, 2017

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 […]

Burrito Brigade serves its 50,000th meal!

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 sloppy joe served in pita... Continue Reading →

Burrito Brigade on KMTR

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 has never stopped them from... Continue Reading →

We are in the Register Guard!

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 their website. By Alisha Roemeling... Continue Reading →

Burrito Brigade was on KEZI

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 From KEZI.com EUGENE, Ore. -- A local group of volunteers is being highlighted in Eating Well Magazine for work they're doing... Continue Reading →

Volunteer Spotlight: Kendra Lady

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 in awe of her unbounded... Continue Reading →

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