Because no one deserves to be hungry.
Tahoma School District Food Drive
Annual district wide food drive March 9-20.
Local Boy Scouts will be collecting non-perishable food from various neighborhoods on Saturday, March 21. Look for door hangers March 14. Leave donations on your doorstep on March 21, and the Scouts will do the rest!
Maple Valley Bar & Grill
January pre-opening, menu tasting benefit was a hit, bringing $3,035 into our agency.
Generous donations from businesses, churches, schools, clubs, families and individuals across our community, and the efforts of about 200 volunteers, provided Thanksgiving dinner food for the tables of 635 local households, Christmas dinner for 587 families, and Christmas gifts for 1,074 local children!
Jerry Woods Holiday Engine
The Holiday Engine team and Maple Valley Fire Department have outdone themselves, again this season. They brought holiday cheer to area neighborhoods each weekend in December, while bringing in 20,103 pounds of food and $11,228 to support the work of our agency.
Kent School District Food Drive
Thanks to Kent SD faculty, students and families for bringing in 8,660 pounds of food in December.
Tahoma School District Gift Drive
Thanks to ALL the Tahoma schools for amazing support of our children's Christmas gift drive!
Lake Wilderness Country Club Community Lights Food Drive
The annual, neighborhood festivities brought in $4,073 and 1036 pounds of food!
Hometeam Harvest Food Drive
Many thanks to the Covington and Maple Valley Safeway customers and staff who supported this holiday season drive.
Bring Hope To The Table
Our thanks to the Maple Valley QFC customers and staff who supported this Thanksgiving - New Years, pre-bagged food drive.
City of Maple Valley Tree Lighting
Thanks to the City and donors for food collected during this joyful, community event.
Mod Pizza in Maple Valley donated $1 to our agency for every MOD or MEGA pizza sold, November 25 - 30, for a total of $1939!
Donated $662 from their Georgia Boots fundraiser in November.
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.