To provide nutritious food and support services to people in need with compassion, dignity and respect.
Creating pathways from scarcity to security.
No One Should Go Hungry
That’s why we exist.
With a high cost of living and low wages, the need for our food banks is great in Pierce County. Over 100,000 people in Pierce County are food insecure. (Feeding America, Map the Meal Gap 2018). In Pierce County, 12% of households live in poverty and another 24% are above the poverty line, have a job, but still do not make enough to afford basic necessities such as housing, childcare, and food. (UWPC, ALICE in Pierce County).
To find a food bank near you, visit our Food Bank Locations page.