Volunteers make the food bank hum!

Our food bank family is more than 200 strong and growing. The work is rewarding, surprisingly fun, and makes an incredible impact on the families we feed.

Volunteers are here when the doors open and when they are closed at the end of the day. We need volunteers at our downtown site and in our agricultural programs. Interested? Give us a call and learn more about volunteer opportunities. You will make friends while making a difference.

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You can help us turn $100 into 1000 pounds of nutritious, delicious food for local families.

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Become a Hero

Bellingham Food Bank’s Hunger-Fighting Heroes believe that families in Whatcom County deserve fresh food. Join forces to make sure that no child, no senior, no parent, no family, no one in our community goes hungry.

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Education & Outreach

Help us educate the community about local hunger issues. Belong to a church, business, or club that may be interested in hearing about our food bank and our work? Let us know! We love to share our stories and get others involved in our efforts.

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Contact Us

For the past 40 years, we have served as a hub, connecting our neighbors and emergency food providers with a steady supply of nutritious groceries, fresh food and a smile.

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Plan Your Legacy

Let us help you with your planned giving. By committing to Bellingham Food Bank in your will, you join the Seeds of Hope Society – a group of people whose dedication to ending hunger will not end with their own lifetime. If you have already made a planned gift, we welcome the opportunity to include you…

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We hold various events throughout the year in order to say thank you, and also to share our insights on topics surrounding hunger in our community. 2017 Food For Thought Series March 23 | Taste & Tour the Bank! “What an eye-opening experience to tour our impressive local food bank!” May 16, 8 AM |…

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