West Seattle Food Bank

Organization Details

NameWest Seattle Food Bank

Organization Description

Mission statementWest Seattle Food Bank is committed to providing food security and community connections to our neighbors in need.
Service(s) descriptionLocal West Seattle school staff identify youth for the program, pick their designated food up from the food bank and ensure the food gets to them every Friday afternoon – discreetly. “Backpacks” consists of six balanced meals that are kid-friendly, nutritious, nonperishable, and easy to prepare/eat.
Program impactOur Backpack Program provided school children at risk of hunger over the weekend with 9,716 packs of six kid-friendly meals weekly through 13 West Seattle schools.

Community programs are organized into categories known as Community School Elements. All community programs associated with West Seattle Food Bank are listed below and each program may be provided at 1 or more schools. You can use the 'Show Details' buttons to learn more about each program.

Basic Needs (1 program)

Programs that support students and families in receiving and accessing resources related to hunger and food security, housing insecurity/homelessness, clothing, hygiene products, and other necessities.