Holiday Greetings from the Children’s Feeding Programs!

The holidays are a particularly busy and exciting time at the Food Connection. In particular, our Children’s Feeding Programs work on what they call “Break Bags”. Break bags have a greater amount of food than the weekend bags packed during a normal week. On weeks with no holidays, the Children’s Feeding Programs pack weekend meals Read more about Holiday Greetings from the Children’s Feeding Programs![…]

Hungry Students Get Food Thanks to Godmothers of Giving!

 You can help feed students for the rest of the school year! The Godmothers of Giving began over 30 years ago as an annual ladies-only Christmas gathering of friends and family, with four special friends we refer to as “the Golden Girls” at the heart of its founding. For many years, part of the weekend’s Read more about Hungry Students Get Food Thanks to Godmothers of Giving![…]

Don’t take a stand… take a ride!

Summer vacation is just around the corner, but our supporters know that hunger doesn’t take a break! That’s why we’re preparing for the 12th annual Wheels to Meals bike ride on Saturday, July 8th. We’re forming teams, selecting routes, and asking our friends and families to support us as we ride to end hunger in Read more about Don’t take a stand… take a ride![…]

Thanksgiving at St. Leo Food Bank

 Thanksgiving 2016 Information Happy Thanksgiving to everyone this 2016! The pictures in the post are from 20 years ago from our archives. The pictures shown are from Charles Wright’s food drive and volunteers cooking a delicious holiday meal. Food Line Hours (St. Leo Food Bank): Week before Thanksgiving:  (Nov. 15th-19th) Regular Schedule  (T/TH: 10am-5:30pm, W/F, Read more about Thanksgiving at St. Leo Food Bank[…]

Hunger Ball POSTPONED

ATTENTION – TOMORROW NIGHT’S HUNGER BALL HAS BEEN POSTPONED! Given the forecast for a potentially historic storm on Saturday, with power outages and flooding expected, we have decided to postpone their 1st Annual Hunger Ball until a later (as of yet undetermined date). While we were looking forward to fighting hunger from the dance floor Read more about Hunger Ball POSTPONED[…]

Welcome Our New V’s!

Meet our new V’s! Welcome to Blair and Amy! They will be coordinating our Children’s Feeding Program. We are happy to have them working with us. Here’s a little bit about each of them, but of course, we would love for you to get to know them. Their emails are attached if you have any Read more about Welcome Our New V’s![…]

It’s One Produce-Filled Summer

  This summer, we partnered with Abe’s Acres, Lincoln High School’s farm to bring fresh produce to our clients. From growing vegetable to handing out their bounty at the food bank, it has been one great partnership. We would like to thank the Washington Food Coalition for recognizing our partnership with the Lincoln High School Read more about It’s One Produce-Filled Summer[…]

Starting Off August With Volunteering

    It has been a great beginning of August. We have had amazing help from our volunteer groups. This week we have hosted groups from 2nd Cycle Summer Camp, CHI Corporate Responsibility, and Palmer Scholars. They helped with bagging non-perishable items into individual portions for us to later hand out to client. Some volunteers even helped Read more about Starting Off August With Volunteering[…]