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 toys for our families. They can be brought by during open resource center hours.
We are no longer accepting used clothing. Please consider donating to any of these fine organizations:

Mary’s Place, Mary’s Place Family Center
1155 N. 130th St., Seattle, WA 98133

Deseret Industries Thrift Store
17935 Aurora Ave N., Shoreline, WA 98133
Deseret Industries gives FamilyWorks vouchers so our participants can shop for free!

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 Banks, you need to reside in one of the following zip codes: 98103, 98107, 98115, 98117, 98133, or 98177. 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 https://data.seattle.gov/Community/Food-Banks/ryz5-i54h/data. Or you can ask a staff member for a list!

What are the hours of the food bank?

Wallingford:
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

Greenwood:
Tuesday 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Wednesday 11 am – 2 pm

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

Our Family Advocate Hayley Berra is available to help. She is bilingual in Spanish, and appointments can be made by calling 694-6842.

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 Thursday afternoon!

How do I get diapers?

You can receive diapers once a week when we have them available.

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