Fight Hunger, Build Hope
Our three-year, $3 million capital campaign will provide us a new food bank facility that will expand our distribution capacity, make getting nutritious food to our customers easier, and improve how we connect customers to other community resources.
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 [...]
Standing next to the construction site for University Commons, Sharon Lee, Executive Director of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), addressed the crowd: “We are calling this the new heart of the U District.” Spirits were high and the sun beamed down on a crowd of around 80 folks who came out to celebrate the groundbreaking [...]
Contact: Evado PR Lauren Fior McCaffrey email@example.com │425-802-3082 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNIVERSITY DISTRICT FOOD BANK BREAKS GROUND AT NEW LOCATION, JUNE 16 Public event celebrates food bank’s groundbreaking for new mixed-use facility SEATTLE—June 5, 2015—The University District Food Bank, which serves more than 1100 families each week out of an 800 square foot church basement, is [...]
Look for more details in the months to come, but be sure to save the date for this year’s benefit auction. We return to the Emerald City on Saturday, October 24th.
I’m Robyn and I’m serving as Development Assistant through AmeriCorps VISTA. This blog will be one of my projects for the year to create a stronger online presence for UDFB. My hope is that it will tell the stories you want (and the ones you didn’t know you wanted) to hear about our Food Bank, [...]
A big thanks to the many community councils, neighborhood residents, businesses and church groups that have contributed to our $50,000 challenge grant from the University Kiwanis. We are proud to announce that we have exceeded our goal and raised over $51,000! This accomplishment was made possible because of over 100 donations from individuals, businesses, and [...]