Monthly Archives: October 2014

‘Tis the Season for Giving

The Holidays are just around the corner and that means we are gearing up for our busiest time of year. With your support, last year we were able to serve 458 families for Thanksgiving and 412 families for Christmas. A grand total of 59,588 pounds of food was distributed! If you would like to join […]

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Holiday Food Events

If you are in need of Holiday food assistance, let us help you make your Holiday season special! We offer a wide variety of seasonal meal options including turkey, ham, potatoes, cranberries, rolls, even pies and cocoa*. Our Thanksgiving food events will be held November 24th and 25th Our Christmas food events will be held […]

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Thankful for a Plentiful Harvest

The local growing season flourished during this Summers incredible weather and the Food Bank received a record 24,460 pounds from the bountiful harvest. Professional farms and home gardeners alike dropped off box after box of pears, plums, kale, zucchini, beans and tomatoes just to name a few. Fresh fruits and vegetables are one of our […]

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It’s In the Bag

Only 5 percent of plastic grocery bags are recycled. Instead of going to a landfill, Marcia LaBossiere has made it her mission to fill a need instead. Using a technique called “plarn” (plastic yarn), she constructs ground mats for the homeless. They are light weight, waterproof and provide cushion for the hard surfaces that the […]

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Late News Breaking: This Just In

We would like to thank Amy Nile and the Everett Herald for featuring the Snohomish Cold Weather Shelter in a recent article. The mission of the Snohomish Cold Weather Shelter is to provide a warm, safe shelter during freezing weather for those who are homeless. Open November through February, the Snohomish Evangelical Free Church will […]

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