Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Appreciation Month

We truly appreciate all of our volunteers, who are at the forefront of how North Helpline makes sure our neighbors have food on the table and a roof over their heads.   Pictured below are Rob and Jolene Brewer.  Without…

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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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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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Thank you and goodbye to Matt

Matthew Archer’s first day as an AmeriCorps VISTA with North Helpline was the day before Empty Bowls 2015. In retrospect that first day – a long one, full of lugging heavy and breakable items, setting and resetting up tables – would foretell…

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Our Stories

Volunteer of April: Mary Miller

Mary has been volunteering with North Helpline since our days at the old fire station. Each week she comes in, either Wednesday after Food Bank hours or Thursday mornings, to bring order to the sometimes cramped and chaotic hygiene closet…

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Donors

A Lasting Friendship

Since 2002, Wedgwood Ale House & Cafe has been a stand out supporter of North Helpline. They are regular donors to the Food Bank and Emergency Services; near the entrance of the dining room and displayed year round is a…

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Donors

Local churches serve on MLK Day

Thank you to everyone from Maple Leaf Lutheran Church, Wedgwood Community Church, Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, and Sand Point Community United Methodist Church who volunteered their time and resources at North Helpline on Martin Luther King Day! Over 50 volunteers from the…

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New year, new dynamic volunteer opportunity!

Cooking is a wonderful stress reliever, a way to warm the hearts and stomachs of those around you, and one of the great equalizers for all walks of life. For North Helpline clients, their trip to the food bank and all it entails:…

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In Memory

On December 24th we lost a wonderful volunteer and friend. Isabel Landsberg passed away after battling pneumonia at Swedish Hospital. Isabel joined North Helpline in 2013 as an Emergency Services volunteer counselor. We could usually count on seeing her on Tuesdays…

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Stories of Community

While writing to ask for your support ensuring our neighbors have food on the table and a roof over their heads, stories of the people we serve are running through my mind. Stories of young mothers, grandfathers, and homeless veterans….

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