Thank you all for your generous donations!
Please Mark Your Calendar for April 1, 2018!
Did you know?
· Washington is the 23rd hungriest state in the nation.
· 1 in 5 kids in Washington state lives in a household that struggles to put food on the table.
· 1 in 7 Washingtonians relies on SNAP (food stamps), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which is severely threatened by budget cuts. Half of all people on SNAP are kids.
· The majority of working-age Washingtonians who live in poverty are actively working or looking for work.
· Since the start of the recession in 2008, Washington has cut more than $12 billion in discretionary spending from our state's operating budget, all in the areas of public safety, higher education and basic needs services.
· 1 in 5 Washingtonians relies on their local food bank.
What Can I Donate? (Unopened and non-expired cans and boxes-no glass)
- Canned Fruits and Veggies (pull tops if possible)
- 100% Fruit and Vegetable Juice
- Bagged Rice and Pasta
- Beans (canned and dry)
- Canned Fruits and Vegetables (pull tops if possible)
- Cereal, Oatmeal, Granola Bars
- Chips, Cookies and/or Crackers
- Canned Meats and Stews
- Peanut Butter and Jelly
- Toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, toothpaste, feminine products
- Infant Supplies (baby food, formula, diapers)
- Laundry Detergent
- Hygiene Supplies (shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste, deodorant, laundry detergent, feminine products)
If you'd like to run a food drive at your workplace, please feel free to use the flyer below.
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Did you know that 1 in 5 kids in Washington state lives in a household that struggles to put food on the table? Join me and United Way of Thurston County in April Food Day- collecting contributions for our local food bank March 27-31. Details here: www.unitedway-thurston.org/april-food-day
United Way of Thurston County is taking a stand against hunger with April Food Day. Learn how you can particiapte here. www.unitedway-thurston.org/april-food-day