2021 Capacity Survey

UPDATE: Thanks to the nearly 200 programs that participated in the capacity survey. We’ve been compiling the data with our partners at the University of Washington School of Public Health, and the resulting 2021 WA Hunger Relief Capacity Report will be available by mid-December. 

Harvest Against Hunger and the Washington State Department of Agriculture have developed a 2021 Washington State Hunger Relief Capacity Survey to assess the current capacity and future needs of organizations providing hunger relief services in Washington State. Results and insights from this survey will help HAH and our partners to develop plans and identify additional resources to better support the work that groups, like yours, are doing to alleviate food insecurity in your community. 

Please respond to this survey by October 13, 2021. 

This survey should take about 30 minutes or less to complete and will ask about your organization’s services, current capacity, and future needs. It may be helpful to have some information on hand, including:

  • Average number of people (or meals) served per week or month
  • Total number of operating hours per week or month
  • The number of refrigerators and freezers you own or use
  • Estimated costs for items you might purchase in the next 2 years if funds were made available (such as cold storage purchases, cold storage repairs, refrigerated vehicles, equipment, and planned facility improvements)

You can download a preview of all questions on the survey here (.pdf)

If you have questions about the survey please reach out to us at survey@harvestagainsthunger.org 

Thank you for your time and participation!

Harvest Against Hunger & Washington State Department of Agriculture