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.



We will be open our normal hours on Monday, February 20th.

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 […]

“The New Heart of the U District”

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 […]

UDFB Breaks Ground at New Location: June 16th

Contact: Evado PR Lauren Fior McCaffrey │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 […]

Welcome to the U District Food Bank blog!

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, […]

Our community exceeds the Kiwanis matching grant

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 […]