Fundraising & Donations

Turkey Drives give extra push needed for Thanksgiving holiday

Each year North Helpline organizes Turkey Drives to ensure that enough holiday foods like stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberries, and turkey will be available to go around to food bank visitors’ tables for their holiday celebrations. Traditionally the two drives are…

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Thanksgiving Thoughts

Dear Friends, Fall is a season of anticipation and preparation at North Helpline. We are preparing to help our neighbors meet the challenges that the cold rainy weather and holidays bring. Turkey drives are being planned, toys are being collected,…

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Fundraising & Donations

Scaling up selections and service at North Helpline

Ding! The sound of the warehouse doorbell ring signals there are more donations coming– from organizations like City Fruit, from p-patches, from your neighbor’s pantry– to be weighed, sorted, and distributed in the Food Bank. By the time most volunteers arrive to begin their service at North Helpline, Grocery Rescue…

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Vote for North Helpline to win free swag!

Help us win free materials to promote North Helpline in the community, and to dress up our food bank to make it more welcoming! Although North Helpline was born in 1989 to meet the needs of our north Seattle/King County…

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Celebrate Hunger Action Month

In the food bank world September is known as Hunger Action Month – a campaign to raise awareness and speak about hunger in our communities. Hunger Action Month is also a reminder of our individual and collective agency. Do you…

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As Seattle changes, so does North Helpline

Amongst Seattle’s cornucopia of social services, North Helpline is distinguished by an uncommon trait, the convergence of distinct resources under one roof. With the Food Bank, Clinic space, and Emergency Services, North Helpline is a “one stop shop.” For those facing evictions, utility…

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Fundraising & Donations

Thank you Fred Meyer and FIUTS!

Our “Fill the Truck” food drive went without a hitch thanks largely to the fantastic Lake City Fred Meyer staff and FIUTS (Foundation for International Understanding Through Students) volunteers! We collected 1,459 pounds of food, 176 pounds of diapers, and 55 pounds of…

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