AUG 24: EVERETT - The Snohomish Community Food Bank Needs Your Help!

The Lazy Boy Brewing Company will be the host of the Brewers & Blues Against Hunger Jam on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm. All Brewers & Blues Food Drive concerts are FREE to the public. EVERYONE is invited to bring a non-perishable food donation to help those in need. ALL FOOD DONATIONS go to Snohomish Food Bank. Music and meals can heal!  Jammin' Musicians are all WELCOME - Sign up to play!

The Snohomish Community Food Bank is more than just a food distribution center. We’re a vital, connected part of the community we serve. Take a moment to meet our director and board of trustees, flip through our photo galleries and visit the other agencies and businesses with whom we partner. Also, be sure to meet our most valued asset – our tireless, committed volunteers.

We are only able to do what we do because of the generous support from the Snohomish community. We thank you for every can, dollar and hour you have donated. Your ongoing commitment keeps us financially sound and allows us to provide critical services to those in need.

Snohomish Community Food Bank
1330 Ferguson Park Road Snohomish, WA 98290
(360) 568-7993 *

Hunger is on the rise and the need for nutritious food remains a problem for many families in Snohomish County:

  1. Washington is the 23rd hungriest state in the nation.
  2. 1 in 5 Washingtonians rely on their local food bank.
  3. More than half of those we serve are children (34%) and the elderly (21%). An estimated 305,000 kids in Washington State are food insecure, meaning they don’t have adequate, nutritious food on a regular basis.
  4. 1 in 7 Washingtonians relies on SNAP (food stamps), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which is severely threatened by budget cuts. Half of all people on SNAP are kids.
  5. The majority of working-age Washingtonians who live in poverty are actively working or looking for work.
  6. Since the start of the recession in 2008, Washington has cut more than $12 billion in discretionary spending from our state’s operating budget, all in the areas of public safety, higher education and basic needs services.

Source: Northwest Harvest, updated Feb. 2016
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