Meet The Original Food Bank Team!

PATTY WHISLER How did you get involved with the Food Bank? The timing was just remarkable. I can’t tell you what a glorious process it was to set up. Everything just fell into place and everyone wanted to help. The U District was filled with people who had no homes, no food, nowhere to go […]

Meet Molly Deal our Home Delivery Coordinator

Meet Molly Deal! She runs our Home Delivery program and is a vital part of the Food Bank team, making sure our most vulnerable and immobile shoppers get nutritious food delivered to them each week. Your hometown: Seattle! I grew up around three miles away from the food bank.First concert: Vance JoyCoffee or Tea: Coffee, I only […]

Auction Tickets on Sale Now! Join us October 7!

Auction tickets are on sale now for our annual“Take a Bite Out of Hunger” benefit auction on Saturday, October 7! Come celebrate 40 years of the University District Food Bank. Purchase tickets individually or get a group together and purchase a table for 8! Individual ticket: $115Table of 8: $920Patron ticket: $175Patron table of 8: $1,200 Note: general […]

Meet Our Newest Team Members!

Please welcome four new team members to the University District Food Bank! We’re thrilled to have them on board!  Christine Bagley: Development Coordinator (left) Chey Costello: Pantry Assistant (middle) Kirsten Ourada: Pantry Assistant (right) Thomas Bernardi: Pantry Assistant (throwing up peace signs)

It’s Our 40th Birthday this May!

May officially marks the 40th year of the University District Food Bank!We’re so proud to have served the NE Seattle community for the last 40 years, providing nutritious food to our neighbors in need. The evolution of our Food Bank is one that took hundreds of thousands of hours and thousands of hands – we think back on all of the staff, volunteers and […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Jud Richards

When did you start volunteering at the Food Bank? I did volunteer orientation in October 2019 and started working in January or February of 2020, so a little over three years working Mondays and Thursdays each week. After only a month or two of volunteering the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown happened. During the pandemic I […]