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History of Pierce County Gleaning Project

14.01.2022 in History

A Jesuit Volunteer started the Pierce County Gleaning Project (PCGP) in 2009 at St. Leo’s Food Connection, (St. Leo’s), a large food bank located in downtown Tacoma. In the past, Washington State University (WSU) Extension ran a gleaning program in Pierce County, but that ended in the early…

Overview of Community Services of Moses Lake

07.01.2022 in History

Community Services of Moses Lake (CSML) strives to empower the community to have “Friends helping friends feed the hungry”. CSML houses the Moses Lake Food Bank and is the distribution hub for 33 partner food banks in five counties in Central Washington, including the three…

History of Community Farm Connection

06.01.2022 in History

Community Farm Connection (CFC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to supporting small farmers and improving consumer access to locally grown food. CFC supports sustainable agriculture, small diversified farms, and local communities by bringing farmers new opportunities to get their bounty to the consumer. Working…

History at Clark County Food Bank

05.01.2022 in History

https://youtu.be/ddzxgz0fRSE In 1985, the Clark County Food Bank (CCFB) became the primary, countywide nonprofit food distribution organization as the successor 501(c)(3) organization of the Clark County Food Bank Coalition. CCFB is a member of the Oregon Food Bank network and provides bulk food to 34…

History at Blue Mountain Action Council

12.10.2021 in History

Blue Mountain Action Council (BMAC) has provided social services for low-income people in Walla Walla since 1966. The BMAC Food Bank serves food insecure people in 4 counties through 24 partner agencies across SE WA state. The Food Bank distributes over 10,000 meals each day to…

History with Skagit County Community Action Agency

06.04.2012 in History

Skagit County Community Action Agency SCCAA, is the Community Action Program for Skagit County. Community Action Agencies (CAA) are local private and public non-profit organizations that carry out the Community Action Program (CAP), which was founded by the 1964 Economic Opportunity Act to fight poverty…

History of South King County Food Coalition

23.04.2011 in History

The South King County Food Coalition was founded in 1983 to support its member agencies to help them provide nutritionally balanced food to people in need. The Coalition consists of 13 food banks throughout South King County. The South King County Food Coalition (SKCFC) currently…