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Construction co. donates food to Prineville food pantry


On Wednesday, Fortis Construction, Inc. donated a trailer full of non-perishable food items to the Lutheran Community Services Food Pantry located at 1103 NE Elm Street in Prineville. Prior to the delivery, the pantry shelves were bare due to an increase in consumer consumption in February and March.

The LCS Food Pantry provided over 88 food boxes to individuals and families in February and gave out an additional 62 in March.

“We are so grateful for the generosity in giving from the hard working folks at Fortis Construction and Taylor Northwest. On behalf of the Crook County recipients and LCS community, we offer our gratitude and appreciation! This contribution is invaluable to LCS. Our community service impact is dependent upon local partnerships and community generosity. This donation of food will stock our shelves for approximately three weeks and it ensures that citizens have access where they may not otherwise have means. The help from caring partners like Fortis and Taylor NW reinforces the message that together, what we do matters to someone and every day is an opportunity to make a difference.” – Laura Placek, Crook County Community Mental Health Director

The LCS Food Pantry accepts non-perishable food items Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Persons may also make a tax-deductible donation to the pantry by going to . Donations can be designated to your Central Oregon office.

Fortis Construction is an employee-owned company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. Currently they are the construction lead on the Prineville Facebook Data Center Campus.

Lutheran Community Services has nearly a century of experience, recognized expertise, and a legacy of success serving the critical behavioral health and basic needs of thousands of people each year in Oregon, Washington and Idaho.

In Central Oregon, Lutheran Community Services is the contracted Crook County Mental Health Provider. As the Community Mental Health Provider, we provide behavioral health and intellectually/developmentally disabled services, to local children, youth, adults and families.

People who struggle with life’s most overwhelming challenges – mental illness, addiction, violence, isolation, injustice and other shattering issues – with LCS services will find hope, resources and strength to heal and become contributing members of our shared community. In 2018, LCS served nearly 1,200 Crook County residents.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Michelle Duff at (541) 323-5330 or email at .

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