COVID-19 (NOVEL CORONAVIRUS) HUNGER RELIEF DISTRIBUTION UPDATES
If and when WFC learns of any changes to services or distribution practices at hunger relief organizations, updates will be posted below.  This list was last updated on 3/24/20.

Please select a county and you will see what programs have changes in their distribution model, hours or closures. To report any changes please send an email to [email protected]

COUNTY ORGANIZATION        CITY
 DATE OF SERVICE CHANGE  TYPE OF SERVICE CHANGE
 ADAMS  Othello Food Bank     Distribution Change: Tues. Wed. and Thurs., Noon to 2:30 pm Distributing pre-packaged boxes. Boxes are placed on a table and each family may then pick up the box. No clients are allowed inside the building. Also have some delivery to those who are considered at risk. 
 ASOTIN         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
 BENTON Richland Food Bank  Richland  3/26/20 CLOSED - Please use the Kennewick Food Bank
CHELAN

Community Cupboard 

 

 

 


St. Vincent de Paul, St. Joseph Conference

 


Cashmere Food Bank


 

 Leavenworth

 

 

  

 


Wenatchee

 

 

Cashmere

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


3/25/20

 

 

3/29/20

 

Change in Distribution model: Food box via curbside pick-up.  Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 AM to 5 PM.  Clients fill out a form with their food preferences, , staff puts bag together and brings it to them. For a delivery call either the Upper Valley MEND office (509-548-0408) or the Community Cupboard (509-548-6727) and leave contact information for food box delivery. Our administrative offices are basically closed.


Change in Distribution model: Food Bank is continuing operation with a drive-by pick up operation with only pre-filled boxes and bags. Home delivery also offered to a low income senior facility and some individual shut-ins in Wenatchee.  

Change is Distribution model: pre-boxed food items distributed on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 2:30 - 4:30.  The primary difference is that everything will be done outside of the food bank itself. 

 

 CLARK Programs in Clark County

Martha's Pantry

 

 

Vancouver

 

 

3/27/20

Please check out the Clark County Food Bank's website:  https://www.clarkcountyfoodbank.org/get-food-covid19
No closures reported.


 

Tuesday 10 – 1 for referred clients only, Thursdays from 4 – 7 pm for everyone.  We are providing drive in service only with pre-boxed items.  Delivering for our referred clients only.  .


 CLALLAM         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
COLUMBIA          NO CLOSURES REPORTED
 COWLITZ         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
DOUGLAS         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
 FRANKLIN         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
 FERRY         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
 GARFIELD         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
GRANT  Grant Coulee  
  Change in distribution model: Open, but only on the 2nd and 4th Friday’s of the month, regular hours, 2-4 p.m., for the duration of the Stay Home order. Drive up distribution, people stay in the cars while we check them in and then having them load the food themselves.
GRAYS HARBOR         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
 ISLAND Good Cheer Food Bank, Whidbey     Change in distribution model - still a grocery model, only we do the shopping. No customers enter our facility, they fill out a pre-printed form (or do it online). A greeter takes the form, a volunteer fills the order for customer to retrieve.
 JEFFERSON Jefferson County Food Banks      All food banks are switching to DRIVE THROUGH METHOD- https://www.peninsuladailynews.com/news/jefferson-county-food-banks-switch-to-drive-thru/ and https://www.peninsuladailynews.com/news/curbside-service-offered-at-port-townsend-food-bank/
 KING

Jewish Family Service


Edmonds Food Bank and Senior Center

 

 


 Snoqualmie Valley 


All Hopelink Food Banks:  Kirkland, Redmond, Shoreline, Bellevue & Sno -Valley 


YWCA -Central Area Food Bank

 


Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank

 

 


Fall City Community Food Pantry  


 

Seattle 


 

Edmonds

 

 


  Snoqualmie


 East King County 

 

 


Seattle

 


Issaquah

 

 

 

 

Fall City

 3/25/20


 

  

 

 

 

   3/23/20 


 

 

 


3/24/20

  


 

 3/24/20

 

 

 

3/25/20

CLOSED through 3/31/20


Edmonds Food Bank and Edmonds Senior Center partnering on home delivery - https://myedmondsnews.com/2020/03/goodwill-tj-maxx-and-related-stores-announce-temporary-closures/ and Edmonds Food Bank implementing online ordering system for clientshttps://www.edmondsbeacon.com/story/2020/03/19/news/food-bank-remains-open-with-new-safety-procedures/22857.html


 Alternative Distribution Model


 Reduced hours with alternate distribution model.

 

 


3/23 -3/27/20 Grab and Go Week of  3/30-4/3/20 transition to home delivery and Grab & Go, then the week 4/6-4/10/20 just home delivery and no walk ups.


Drive thru distribution (emergency box of non-perishable and bag of produce) Tuesday & Thursday 12-4pm (Every other week starting April 7th) Visit our website for changes, updates and details issaquahfoodbank.org Additional needs please email [email protected] for the fastest response.


Open on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from noon-1:30 pm and 6:30-7:30 p.m. New recipients must live in the Snoqualmie Valley and bring a utility bill as proof of address.


 

 KITSAP

South Kitsap Family Kitchen

The Salvation Army - Bremerton

Hallowed Grounds Café.

Tri-Parrish Food Bank


Alger


 

 

 3/24

 

3/24

3/34

 

3/25/20


 3/27/20


 

Distribution model change: Open, serving "dinner to go".  We meet them at the door and give dinners packed for to go. 

Closed - Food Bank has moved to St. Vincent de Paul.

Cafe's meal program has switched to a sack lunch served at the door. Food pantry also serves at the door of the building.

 

CLOSED through April 8th


CLOSED est. Opening March 31st

 KITTITAS

Easton Food Pantry

Hopesource

Kittitas Food Pantry

APOYO Food Bank

FISH Comm Food Bank

 Easton

Cle Elum

Kittitas

Ellensburg

Ellensburg

 

 

 

 

3/30/20 /

Alternate distribution model- drive through pick-up.

Alternate distribution model

CLOSED

CLOSED

Distribution days and times will change: Distribution is ONLY on Wednesday, Thursday  12-4 pm, and Friday 9-12, with Friday being reserved for elderly, and anyone with special needs.  Home delivery is being offered. All of our Senior Nutrition meals have gone to delivered frozen meals, just like Meals on Wheels.    
 KLICKITAT         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
 LEWIS Lewis County Gospel Mission  Chehalis 3/25/20 

Closed from 3/25 until 3/30. Hope to reopen Monday 3/30/2020.

 
 LINCOLN         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
 MASON 

Hood Canal Food Bank

 


Matlock Food Bank


Pioneer food bank.


 

 

 

 

 


Shelton


 

 

 

 

 


3/26/20

Regular food bank days: 1st & 3rd Monday each month.
Fridays: We give out fresh produce and some other products
if available.  


Change in distribution model: open normal hours Wednesday 12 to 2. Social distancing in effect.


Drive through model now in place. 


 

OKANOGAN        
 PACIFIC St. Vincent de Paul Ilwaco Food Bank     No Change: Food bank is open our normal hours (2nd and 4th Friday’s from 11 am- 2 pm)
 PEND OREILLE        NO CLOSURES REPORTED
 PIERCE Nourish Sites: Bates, Cedarcest, Pierce College -Puyallup, Church for all Nations.

St Leo Food Connection


Emergency Food Network (EFN)


Fife Milton Food Bank 


Bonney Lake


 

 TACOMA

 

 

 

Tacoma

  


Tacoma


 

 

 


 

 3/23/20

 

 

 

3/24/20

 


3/24/20


 

3/27/20


3/27/20


 

CLOSED - mobile sites (see left)

Bi-weekly service at Browns point ends 3/27/20 and after 3/3/20 the monthly service at Jackson Street.  All brick and mortar locations are closed. Up to date info on: www.Nourishpc.org.


 New Hours: T/Th – 1:30 – 5:30/Sat 10:00 – 12:30

 


 Please see the link on the EFN Website that shares new hours/closures.  https://www.efoodnet.org/resources/food-banks/#marker86


 CLOSED until April 13th


CLOSED 


 

         
SAN JUAN        NO CLOSURES REPORTED
SKAGIT

Helping Hands Food Bank


La Conner Sunrise Food Bank

 

 


Neighbors In Need 


 

 Sedro Woolley

 


La Conner

 

 


Mt. Vernon


 

 

 


3/26/20

 

 


3/26/20 


 

Distributing food at the Food Pavilion parking lot. Drive through - Monday and Thursday 9-1 & 3-6.


Moved to a curbside distribution model with mobile delivery still available to those already signed up. Our distribution hours are Monday from 2-3 pm and 5-6 pm. In April, we will probably change our distribution hours to Monday from 3 to 5 only.


Drive-up service service being offered. Current schedule is Tuesday's 10 am to 5, and on Wednesday's, 11 am to 3 pm.


 

 

 

         
SKAMANIA         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
SNOHOMISH 

Granite Falls Community Coalition Food Bank

 

 

 


Westgate Chapel Food Bank 

 Granite Falls

 

 

 

 


 Edmonds

 3/26/20

 

 

 

 


 3/27/20

Groceries will be provided in pre-packed boxes in a new Drive Thru method. Open regular hours unless otherwise posted. The 1st and 3rd Fridays 3:30-5:30pm and the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 11:30am-1:30pm. Check in will begin over at the Park & Ride 307 S Granite Ave at our portable storage facilities, from there we will direct client traffic for pick up. Please do not come before the scheduled time, parking is limited. Clients who do not have transportation are allowed to send a note giving permission with friends or family to pick up for them.
CLOSED

SPOKANE         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
STEVENS 

Chewelah Food Bank

 


Volunteer Food & Resource Center

 Chewelah

 

 


Colville

 3/25/20

 

 


 

3/24/20

Lobby closed to clients. Handing out pre-packaged boxes of food by our front doors. Maintaining social distancing.
Our elderly or more susceptible clients can call our office
(509-935-6204) and we will bring their food to the car.


Regular hours - no changes

THURSTON Thurston County Food Bank (TCFB) Satellite sites:  
  • Olympia Senior Center 
  • Lacey Senior Center
  • Tumwater Fire Department, 
  • The Evergreen State College
  •  CIELO
  • South Puget Sound Community College
  • Yelm Community Services
  • ROOF 

 

 

OLYMPIA

 

LACEY

 

TUMWATER

OLYMPIA

 OLYMPIA

 


Olympia

 


YELM

 

 

 

Rochester

 3/17/20 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


3/17/20

 


3/26/20

 

 

3/25/20

 ALL CLOSED

 

 ALL CLOSED 

 

 ALL CLOSED 

 

 

 ALL CLOSED

 

 


Closed

 


Reduced hours with modified distribution method

 


As of Thursday, March 26, ROOF will be going to limited hours which are as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 2:00 to 5:00 pm Closed Wednesday and Friday moving to a "grab and go" box/bag model. 


 

WALLA WALLA Waitsburg

 

 

 

 Waitsburg   Distribution has changed: continue to have our food bank hours Thursdays 2-4 p.m Customers will not be allowed in the building or self selecting items. Clients will get food outside, no information taken. Weekend food packets may also pick up bags on Thursdays until further notice.
WAHKIAKUM        NO CLOSURES REPORTED
WHATCOM Bellingham Food Bank

 

 Bellingham   3/16/20

Modified distribution method at temporary sites:

LOCATIONS/HOURS:

Shuksan Middle School

2717 Alderwood Avenue, Bellingham

Tuesdays - 12:00-5:00

Google map link:  https://tinyurl.com/taglkvv

 Christ the King

Wednesdays 2:00-7:00

Google map link:  https://tinyurl.com/wlfucxg

 Waypoint Park

Thursdays 12:00-7:00

1100 Granary Avenue, Bellingham

Google map link:  https://tinyurl.com/rpmxmka

 

WHITMAN         NO CLOSURES REPORTED
YAKIMA

St Michael's Food Pantry

 


Toppenish Food Bank


 Yakima

 

 


Toppenish

 

 3/26/20

 

 


 

3/24/20

St. Michael's Pantry will be closed Friday 27th and Friday April 3rd.  Reopen on Friday April 10, handing out prepared bags or boxes of food to drive-by or walk-up clients.  No inside clients.


Monday and Thursday 9:30 to 11:30 am/ Tuesdays 5:00 to 6:30 pm  Prepackaged box only, through back door.