Because no one deserves to be hungry.
Stamp Out Hunger
National Association of Letter Carriers' annual food drive is Saturday, May 9. Leave non-perishable food donations at your mailbox and postal workers will gather them up!
Stuff the Bus at QFC
Tahoma School District Classified Staff's festive, April 25th food drive brought in 2,104 pounds of food and $1070!
Boy Scout Cub Pack 711 at Grocery Outlet
April 18 food drive brought in 802 pounds of food and $586!
Windermere Results Team & Windermere Mortgage Services
Maple Valley Windermere Free Shredding & Recycling Community Event with donation drive, also on April 18, brought in 263 pounds of food!
Easter Egg Hunt Food Drive
168 pounds of non-perishable food was collected for our agency at the Saturday, April 4, Community Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Wilderness Park.
Tahoma School District Food Drive
Annual district wide food drive in March brought in 8,862 pounds of food!
Local Boy Scout Packs and Troops collected 3,264 pounds of food on Saturday, March 21.
Wagon Wheel Squares
March Feed the Needy dance raised $816!
Food Bank has a Grocery Style Shopping System
Children's Summer Food Program
In the months of July and August, households with school-age children receive an extra food bank visit to help offset the loss free/reduced price breakfasts and lunches offered at school.
School Supply Backpack Program
Each August, we distribute sturdy, new backpacks stuffed with new, grade-level appropriate school supplies for K-12 students. Just in time for a new year of learning! In 2014, 615 children received packs.
In both November and December, customers receive additional holiday food during one of their regular shopping visits. Thanks to generous community support, 635 Thanksgiving and 587 Christmas family meals were distributed in 2014.
Children's Christmas Gift Program
Each December, we create a festive Christmas gift center filled with new, donated gifts for children, birth to 12 years of age and gift cards for 13-15 year olds. Registered parents choose from a bounty of NEW stuffed animals, toys, clothing and more. In 2014 we were able to provide at least 3 gifts per child to grateful parents of 1074 local children.