Tagged with 'hunger'

Volunteers needed to help at Des Moines Food Bank

Volunteers needed to help at Des Moines Food Bank

It’s summer and lots of their regular volunteers are on vacation – so the Des Moines Food Bank is asking for help. “Got a few hours? Why not come down and help us out? We are at the food... [Read more]

Help #StampOutHunger – at your mailbox – this Saturday, May 14

Help #StampOutHunger – at your mailbox – this Saturday, May 14

The 24th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive will be this Saturday, May 14. The food drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is the world’s largest... [Read more]

‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be Jan. 29 in Burien

‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be Jan. 29 in Burien

Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will again hold Lunch and Dinner events on Friday, Jan. 29 at the Burien Community Center, raising money to benefit both the Highline and White Center Food... [Read more]

New Highline College program aims to combat South King County’s Food Desert

New Highline College program aims to combat South King County’s Food Desert

Andy Satkowski waters the edible garden at Highline College earlier this year. The garden gives students like Satkowski, who is enrolled in the college’s new Urban Agriculture certificate program, hands-on... [Read more]

REMINDER: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive is Sat.

REMINDER: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive is Sat.

REMINDER: The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park is teaming with civic groups, hometown merchants and individuals to come to the aid of the Des Moines Area Food Bank during the first-ever Des... [Read more]

HELP: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive will be Dec. 5

HELP: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive will be Dec. 5

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park is teaming with civic groups, hometown merchants and individuals to come to the aid of the Des Moines Area Food Bank during the first-ever Des Moines... [Read more]

Be sure to bring Food for the ‘Parade Against Hunger’ at Waterland Parade Sat.

Be sure to bring Food for the ‘Parade Against Hunger’ at Waterland Parade Sat.

Don’t forget to bring non-perishable food to this Saturday night’s Waterland Parade, to participate in the ‘Parade Against Hunger’! The Des Moines Food Bank will collect items from... [Read more]

Des Moines Food Bank’s Summer Meals program begins for local kids

Des Moines Food Bank’s Summer Meals program begins for local kids

The summer meals program has developed over the past five years in response to the high need for food among children in our area. Two out of three students in our local elementary schools qualify for the... [Read more]

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ by leaving food for your Mail Carrier this Saturday

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ by leaving food for your Mail Carrier this Saturday

This Saturday, May 10, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will collect food donations at residents’ mailboxes in order to provide assistance to the millions of Americans who are... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport donations surpass 100,000 pounds for Des Moines Food Bank

Sea-Tac Airport donations surpass 100,000 pounds for Des Moines Food Bank

Restaurants at Sea-Tac International Airport have exceeded 100,000 pounds in food donations to the Des Moines Area Food Bank, the Port of Seattle announced this week. The community has benefited from 110,397... [Read more]

Highline College Students holding forum/fundraiser on local hunger

Highline College Students holding forum/fundraiser on local hunger

Students from State & Local Government, Political Science 150, at Highline College will be putting on two events in the next week in support of the Weekend Backpack Program: Monday, Nov. 25: a forum... [Read more]

Highline College Students will host Fundraiser for Hungry Children

Highline College Students will host Fundraiser for Hungry Children

A Group of Highline Community College students will be organizing a ‘Change for Change’ fundraiser for the Des Moines Area Food Bank’s Weekend Backpack Program. The Fundraiser will consist... [Read more]

Highline Schools’ Districtwide Food Drive Starts Tuesday; Runs Through April 26

Highline Schools’ Districtwide Food Drive Starts Tuesday; Runs Through April 26

Highline Public Schools’ districtwide food drive starts Tuesday, April 16 and runs through Friday, April 26. “All the food and money collected will be donated to the Highline, Des Moines, and White... [Read more]

Des Moines Cub Scouts Will Be ‘Scouting for Food’ for the Food Bank in March

Des Moines Cub Scouts Will Be ‘Scouting for Food’ for the Food Bank in March

This March, Des Moines Cub Scout Pack 955 will be scouting for food for the Des Moines Area Food Bank, starting with a door-to-door campaign on Saturday, March 23. More than 50 million Americans – including... [Read more]

Help Praisealujah’s Food Ministry Feed Neighbors at Food Drive Nov. 9–11

Help Praisealujah’s Food Ministry Feed Neighbors at Food Drive Nov. 9–11

Praisealujah’s Food Ministry (a non-profit organization) which helps feed area residents, will be holding a Food Drive the weekend of Nov. 9–11 at the Saar’s Super Saver Store at 10616 16th Ave... [Read more]

Be Sure to Bring Food for the ‘Parade Against Hunger’ at Waterland Parade Sat.

Be Sure to Bring Food for the ‘Parade Against Hunger’ at Waterland Parade Sat.

Don’t forget to bring non-perishable food to this Saturday night’s Waterland Parade, to participate in the ‘Parade Against Hunger’! The Des Moines Food Bank will collect items from... [Read more]

City of Des Moines Parks Earns Grant to Fight Hunger in Children this Summer

City of Des Moines Parks Earns Grant to Fight Hunger in Children this Summer

Des Moines Parks, Recreation & Senior Services, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), received a $30,000 grant to support its summer food service program in partnership... [Read more]

Des Moines Area Food Bank wins Award for local Child Hunger Program

Des Moines Area Food Bank wins Award for local Child Hunger Program

The Des Moines Area Food Bank received $5,000 and one of the 2012 Agency Excellence Awards for the organization’s exemplary approaches to ending hunger through its mobile summer meals program for children... [Read more]