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Volunteers still needed for Saturday food drive

September 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Saturday is the Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry, and you can donate to the food drive at several area grocery stores, with all food collected going to the Greenwood Food Bank.

Volunteers are still needed for three-hour shifts from 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. to help collect food at the participating stores. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Erin Pankow at epankow@voaww.org or 425-259-3191.

From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 25, make a donation at:

  • Greenwood Market – 8500 3rd Ave. NW
  • Greenwood Safeway – 8704 Greenwood Ave. N.
  • Green Lake PCC – 7504 Aurora Ave. N.
  • Shoreline Central Market – 15505 Westminster Way N.

The Greenwood Food Bank is run by the Volunteers of America.

Each month, the Greenwood Food Bank serves over 3,000 individuals. Families, children, seniors, and individuals with disabilities receive a 3 day/9 meal emergency supply of food. The Greenwood Food Bank also provides homebound seniors with monthly deliveries of food.

Donations are accepted at the Greenwood Food Bank Tuesday – Friday, 9am-4pm 9041 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103. Or, make an online donation at www.voaww.org. For each dollar donated, the Greenwood Food Bank can purchase six meals.

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