Entries by University District Food Bank Administrator

Power Lifting Champion at 77

Winifred Pristell of Baton Rouge, LA is 77 years old and lives in low-income senior housing in Northeast Seattle. She’s been receiving Home Delivery from the food bank for two years.  Winifred also currently holds the World, National and State records for single lift bench press for her age group and weight class. As of […]

Packs For Kids Q&A!

Packs For Kids started in 2011 when staff and parent volunteers at Eckstein Middle School noticed that some students were too hungry to focus on their studies, and worked with UDFB to establish the program. Since then, we’ve expanded to 10 other Seattle K-12 schools, serving nearly 500 students on free-and-reduced lunch. Because each of our […]

2016 Legislative Priorities / Join us in Olympia!

As of Monday, January 11th, the 2016 Legislative Session is officially underway. While the session is expected to be a short one, 60 days, it’s imperative as ever that we advocate for legislation to protect and strengthen the safety net for our underserved neighbors. As service providers, this also means empowering our fellow staff, volunteers, and customers […]