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Bitter Lake Food Bank Grows

On September 30th we expanded hours of food distribution to every week at North Helpline Bitter Lake.  This was a huge relief to one neighbor when she discoverd we were open. She thanked us and shared that she only had…

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Welcome Our New AmeriCorps

North Helpline is pleased to welcome Mary Claire Squires and Russell Nylen as our new AmeriCorps service members. Mary Claire is stepping into the role of Volunteer Coordinator, and Russell is serving as the Food Coordinator. Mary Claire is a…

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Ellie’s Lemonade Stand

When she was five, Ellie decided to hold a lemonade stand and bake sale to raise money for the food bank in Bitter Lake. Now ten years old, Ellie continued the tradition on August 26, raising more than $2,000 for…

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Shirley’s Story

At one point, Shirley’s husband divorced her and she became very sick.  She had colon cancer, and doctors said she was going to die.  It took time for her mind and body to recover from chemotherapy.  A year ago, she…

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Community Connector Increases Access to Services

Join us in welcoming North Helpline’s new staff member Melanie Estes.  She is stepping into the newly created role of Community Connector, helping clients access services to stabilize their families.  You might recognize Melanie, because she has worked with North…

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Celebrating the Christmas in July Food Drive

This year’s Christmas in July food drive was a huge success with over 20 businesses participating! We held contests to make the food drive fun, and we are happy to announce the winners of the most poundage, most funds, and…

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Join our Campaign to Fight Summer Hunger

Join us and donate today to Fight Summer Hunger!  Every summer, we are in need of financial assistance to stay stocked with nutritious food.  Kids in particular need our support, because they can’t rely on school lunches during the summertime. Our…

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Impact

Celebrating all Community Members at North Helpline

  Here at North Helpline, we don’t turn anyone away for food. Clients who routinely visit the food bank have greater food security, which means less stress. By visiting the food bank, our neighbors are able to use the money…

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North Helpline Opens Second Food Bank in North Seattle

North Helpline’s new, second location will sustain food access for over one thousand Bitter Lake residents.   Seattle, WA — North Helpline commenced operation of a second food bank, formerly run by the Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOAWW), in…

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