Welcome to Nourish Pierce County

Formerly known as Fish Food Banks of Pierce County, our new name and logo reflect not only what we do, but also the way in which staff, volunteers, donors and the entire community work together to provide nutritious food to anyone who needs it.

We hope you’ll join us in our efforts to serve the more than 70,000 people who will count on us this year. Because, after all, together we Nourish.

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A Chance To Start Over

No One Should Go Hungry

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We’ve got a new name! Formerly known as FISH Food Banks of Pierce County, our new name is Nourish Pierce County.

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Real People, Real Stories

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Jose & Lori

We are a happy, content, and well-adjusted family. We have been married over 20 years and are blessed with two beautiful teenage daughters. Within the last month, we have had to seek the help from our NW Tacoma Food Bank once a week.

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Who Are the Hungry?

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Children

35% of Nourish clients are children ages 18 and younger. 1 in 4 kids in Washington lives in a household that struggles to put food on the table. Summertime is hungry time: Washington ranks 40th out of 50 states in reaching low-income children with summer nutrition. This is our call to action!

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The Working Poor

Some experts believe that “poverty” is being rebranded as “hunger” so we are not forced to deal with larger systemic issues, such as people not earning a living wage, reduced employment opportunities, the rising cost of goods and services as compared with stagnant or reduced incomes.

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Seniors

The fastest growing group among Nourish clients is people over 55. Many were downsized in the recession and have been unable to find new employment. Seniors are often dealing with lack of transportation, functional limitations or health problems.

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