Nourishing Dignity

For Thomas Quichocho, the FISH Food Bank represents a chance for him to regain some of the dignity that life has torn from him.

During his first trip to a food bank, Thomas said:

 “You provide a service I really need. This is a blessing that I can put a little food on the table.”

Until recently, Thomas was living in his car. Now he is able to temporarily move in with his daughter who has financial struggles of her own. Sometimes there hasn’t been enough food to go around.

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Youngster Skips Presents, Asks Friends to Donate

Meet Audrey!

This adorable little girl celebrated her 6th birthday recently. Instead of bringing presents to her party, she asked her friends to bring donations for Nourish Pierce County, formerly FISH Food Banks! With combinations of six dollars, six quarters, six dimes, six nickels, six pennies, Audrey collected …

… $181 for Nourish!

Audrey’s family–and guests–joined “The Birthday Club,” a movement that is a win-win-win for helping those in need of food, our children and our community. For more information, including fun party ideas, please visit