Eastside businesses and organizations are invited to join in for the Eastside Year Round Sustainable Food & Fund Drive to benefit Renewal Food Bank in Bellevue. Hunger is a real problem here on the Eastside and you and your business or organization can be part of the very simple solution:
FACT: Thousands of our Eastside neighbors do not get enough to eat.
SOLUTION: Local businesses and organizations each adopt one month a year to collect food and funds for the benefit of our local food bank.
Food Bank Heroes
who are already participating: (updated 6/13/11)
Businesses – please support these businesses and organizations who are involved in helping our community:
Heritage Bank – Bellevue – MAY
Macy’s Bellevue Square – Macy’s Community Shopping Day – MAY 14
Sterling Savings Home Loan Division – Bellevue – MAY
California Pizza Kitchen – Bellevue – JUNE 1-3
Woodinville Weekly – Woodinville – JUNE-AUGUST
Pande Cameron Fine Carpets – Bellevue – SEPTEMBER
Infospace – Bellevue – JULY
Heritage Bank – Bellevue – JULY
Eastside Entrepreneurs – MAY
Eastside Women in Business – JUNE (collecting food at June 1st luncheon)
Real Estate Association of Puget Sound (REAPS) – JUNE (collecting at June 23rd membership event)
Eastside Business Association – SEPTEMBER
For your business or organization to participate in the Eastside Year Round Sustainable Food and Fund Drive, contact Joe Kennedy at Joe(at)RenewalFoodBank.org or 425-213-4176.
About Renewal Food Bank:
Renewal Food Bank mission: To feed the hungry in East King County in an environment of caring service and dignity.
Renewal Food Bank is part of the Northwest Harvest and Food Lifeline hunger relief network, which has provided food security for 267,000 people since its inception and continue to feed approximately175 to 220 families each week. This is exemplified by our grocery store set up which allows individuals to access food related to their family, ethnic, status needs.
World Impact Network provides services to clients without regard to people’s religious beliefs, gender or cultural and ethnic background. The food bank was started in keeping with WIN’s vision to strengthen communities.
Food Bank Hours:
- Monday: 9am to 12noon and 4:30pm to 6:30pm
- Wednesday: 9am to 12noon
NOTE: One person from each household may visit one session per week.