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White Center Food Bank’s annual Harvest Dinner & Auction will be Sat., Oct. 20

White Center Food Bank’s annual Harvest Dinner & Auction will be Sat., Oct. 20

White Center Food Bank’s 14th Annual Harvest Dinner & Auction will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at The Brockey Conference Center. Doors open at 6 p.m., and a seated dinner and live auction... [Read more]

Marèlle Habenicht named new Executive Director for White Center Food Bank

Marèlle Habenicht named new Executive Director for White Center Food Bank

Marèlle Habenicht – who joined the White Center Food Bank in May 2017 as the Director of Finance and HR – has been named the organization’s new Executive Director. Marèlle is a well-rounded... [Read more]

REMINDER: The annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Lunch/Dinner is this FRIDAY!

REMINDER: The annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Lunch/Dinner is this FRIDAY!

REMINDER: Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host the City’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Lunch and Dinner this Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Your donation... [Read more]

Local Food Bank Fundraiser ‘Empty Bowls’ will be Friday, Jan. 26

Local Food Bank Fundraiser ‘Empty Bowls’ will be Friday, Jan. 26

Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host the annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Empty Bowls events can be found around... [Read more]

Help local students via Food Drive for the Highline Schools Foundation

Help local students via Food Drive for the Highline Schools Foundation

The Highline Schools Foundation is still in dire need of food donations for local students. Here’s more info from the good folks at Pollock Insurance: Anne with the Highline Schools Foundation just... [Read more]

White Center Food Bank Executive Director is leaving, other changes coming

White Center Food Bank Executive Director is leaving, other changes coming

The White Center Food Bank this week announced that Angela Beard, who was hired as Executive Director in July 2017, will be leaving. Carolynn Ferris will take over in an Interim role for now. WCFB staff... [Read more]

White Center Food Bank names Dr. Angela Beard as new Executive Director

White Center Food Bank names Dr. Angela Beard as new Executive Director

The White Center Food Bank named Dr. Angela Beard as its new Executive Director on Friday, replacing longtime leader Rick Jump, who retired in January. Beard will start her new gig in July. Before joining... [Read more]

Be sure to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ at your mailbox this Saturday, May 13

Be sure to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ at your mailbox this Saturday, May 13

Two of the area’s cutest kids carry food donations to their mailbox in 2008. The 25th annual Letter Carriers’ ‘Stamp Out Hunger®’ Food Drive is this Saturday, May 13, and YOU can help... [Read more]

Scouts collect over 460 pounds of food for White Center Food Bank

Scouts collect over 460 pounds of food for White Center Food Bank

Scouts recently collected over 460 pounds of food for the White Center Food Bank as part of the Scouting for Food service project.  This food will assist struggling families and individuals in the... [Read more]

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to White Center & Highline Food Banks

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to White Center & Highline Food Banks

The annual “big check presentation” for Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser took place at Dan Thai Restaurant – which won this year for Best Soup – on Thursday afternoon, Feb.... [Read more]

End the year by helping the White Center Food Bank this Friday, Dec. 30

End the year by helping the White Center Food Bank this Friday, Dec. 30

Our friends at the White Center Food Bank could use some help this Friday, Dec. 30 – and what better way to end the year than by helping your needy neighbors? They’re seeking 5-10 Volunteers who... [Read more]

Healthy smiles will help fight Summer hunger at Irene Parkhill, DDS

Healthy smiles will help fight Summer hunger at Irene Parkhill, DDS

According to Northwest Harvest: “1 in 5 kids in Washington state lives in a household that struggles to put food on the table.” And we know that summer can be a particularly hard time for... [Read more]

FREE ‘Summer Food Invasion’ begins at Roxhill Park Wednesday, June 29

FREE ‘Summer Food Invasion’ begins at Roxhill Park Wednesday, June 29

Join United Way of King County for the launch of their ‘Summer Food Invasion’ at Roxhill Park beginning Wednesday, June 29 from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Summer Meals Program is kicking... [Read more]

Due to the closing of Haggen store, White Center Food Bank is seeking help

Due to the closing of Haggen store, White Center Food Bank is seeking help

The White Center Food Bank is reporting that, due to the closing of a Haggen’s grocery store in Burien, they need more help with donations. The food bank received a lot of donated food from Haggen,... [Read more]

White Center Food Bank seeking donations of Turkeys for holidays

White Center Food Bank seeking donations of Turkeys for holidays

The White Center Food Bank says they will be providing holiday food to about 600 families each month in the months of November and December. “We would love donations of turkeys,” Operations... [Read more]

White Center Food Bank’s annual Harvest Dinner & Auction will be Oct. 17

White Center Food Bank’s annual Harvest Dinner & Auction will be Oct. 17

The White Center Food Bank’s 11th Annual Harvest Dinner and Auction will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starting at 7 p.m. The event will be held at... [Read more]

‘Empty Bowls’ sets record with over 1,200 attendees and over $21,000 raised

‘Empty Bowls’ sets record with over 1,200 attendees and over $21,000 raised

This year’s 10th anniversary of ‘Empty Bowls’ was a huge success and broke all fundraising and attendance records with over 1,200 in attendance donating over $21,000. The proceeds raised... [Read more]

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: This Friday, Jan. 30, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with both a Lunch and Dinner planned. Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls food bank fundraiser is 2 weeks away

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls food bank fundraiser is 2 weeks away

Two weeks from today – on Friday, Jan. 30 – the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary! Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation... [Read more]

Local Girl Scouts donate 180 pounds of cookies to White Center Food Bank

Local Girl Scouts donate 180 pounds of cookies to White Center Food Bank

The cookie selling season may be over, but that does not mean cookie-related work is done for one local Girl Scout Troop, who spent time Monday night (March 24) donating 180 pounds of the goodies to the... [Read more]