FAQs

How do I make a donation of food?

You can bring food by any day the food bank or the resource center is open. We will weigh your donation and give you a receipt. More information on what can be donated can be found here.

How about a donation of children’s items?

We would love to receive your gently used and clean children’s clothing, toys and books for our families. We appreciate (and so do our families) the opportunity for families to choose items from our bins for their children. They can be brought by during open resource center hours.

Additional information and a list of other items on our Wish List

How do I make a donation of cash?

You can make an online donation, mail a check, or walk in and visit us! Thank you for making an investment in the future of our families on their path to resiliency.

How do I qualify for the Food Bank?

To use the FamilyWorks Food Bank, you need to reside in one of the following zip codes: 98103, 98115, 98133 or 98107. If you are homeless, you can use any of the Seattle food banks, including FamilyWorks. If you are outside of our food bank zip codes, we will always be happy to serve you on your first visit and provide you with a referral to your neighborhood food bank.

Where can I find a list of other food banks?

We list other food banks on our additional resources page or you can go visit http://www.seattle.gov/humanservices/emergencyservices/emergencyfood.htm. Or you can ask a staff member for a list!

What are the hours of the food bank?

Tuesday 12 pm – 2 pm

Thursday 3 pm – 6 pm

Friday 11 am – 1 pm

The third Saturday of every month from 10 am – 12pm

How do I receive one on one Advocacy or help with accessing resources?

You can call Virginia Rodriguez at (206) 694-6730 and schedule an appointment for a Tuesday or a Thursday.

How do I make an appointment for a computer tutoring session?

Just call our main number (206) 694-6727 and schedule an appointment for a Wednesday afternoon!

How do I get bus tickets or diapers?

You can receive bus tickets (round trip) once a week when we have them available.
Same with diapers!

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