Harvest Against Hunger Gleaning Coordinator VISTA serves at OIC of Washington, a non-profit organization providing community services through federal, state and local funding sources. The VISTA’s focus is with the OIC’s Food Bank & Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)..
Since 1976, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Seattle has helped welcome and support thousands of refugees, immigrants, and survivors of human trafficking in Washington State. The IRC’s New Roots program was created in 2015 to support an existing community garden run by Bhutanese refugees that was started in 2010 in Tukwila, WA..
WSU Extension builds the capacity of individuals, organizations businesses, and communities, empowering them to find solutions for local issues and to improve their quality of life. The 39 Extension locations throughout the state of Washington offer researched based resources and volunteer programming to communities in efforts to create a culture of life-long learning and is recognized for its accessible, learner-centered, relevant, high-quality, unbiased education programs..
Harvest Against Hunger is expanding upon their Farm to Food Pantry program within King County, Washington, in which 1 out of every 10 people lives in poverty. Through the King County Farmers Share (KCFS), they are collaborating with hunger relief agencies, small farms, and aggregators within the county..
City Fruit promotes the cultivation of urban fruit in order to nourish people, build community and protect the climate. We help tree owners grow healthy fruit, provide assistance in harvesting and preserving fruit, promote the sharing of extra fruit, and work to protect urban fruit trees..