Milk Money

Got milk? Not everyone does.

35% of our clients are kids and they need milk to grow up strong and healthy. We need to buy more than 700 half gallons of milk each week. Edaleen Diary sells milk to us at a great price—we need your help to buy it. Raise at least $750 and become a Milk Money sponsor. Do you have what it takes to be a Milk Money Superhero?

Make a big difference to hundreds of hungry kids by becoming a Milk Money sponsor. If you think you can raise at least $750, you’ll get milk to hundreds of kids.

Contact us to make a difference!

Small Potatoes Gleaning

Small Potatoes Gleaning Project works with local farms to recover vegetables that would be plowed back into the ground. Volunteers glean more than 200,000 pounds of produce each year and deliver to more than two dozen food banks and meal programs across Whatcom County.

Read More »

Food Bank Fresh

By partnering with local famers in the Winter, we get a bounty of fresh food, at very reasonable prices, in the Spring and Summer. It’s a win-win.

Read More »

Grocery Rescue

Food waste is an issue that contributes to hunger, and we applaud our local food retailers for their efforts to reduce their waste. The majority of what gets rescued by the Food Bank ends up with families, but even the items that are no longer fit for human consumption help to create compost and feed livestock, in…

Read More »

Victory Gardens

Our Victory Gardens program encourages home gardeners to donate surplus produce to Bellingham Food Bank. Each year our families benefit from more than 50,000 pounds of food donated from local Victory Gardens.

Read More »


This program enlists sponsors to collect baby food or funds to purchase baby food and formula so our smallest and most vulnerable clients get fed.

Read More »

Garden Project

This program recruits volunteers to build small, raised-bed gardens for low-income individuals and families. We provide all the necessary materials and these gardens generate great food and so much more.

Read More »

Food Drives

A food drive can be a wonderful thing! But not all food drives are created equal. Read these tips and tricks to make sure your food drive is a smashing success.

Read More »