Events & Calendars



Instruments of Change

Our biggest fundraiser of the year, Instruments of Change Dinner/Auction has taken place every in May since 2008. Next year will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2020 beginning at 6:00 pm at the Seattle Design Center in Georgetown.  Guests enjoy hosted wine & beer, a silent and live auction, activities and specialty cocktails.  The appetizers and dinner are catered by Tuxedo & Tennis Shoes Catering along with our Dessert Dash featuring yummy desserts from some of Seattle’s finest bakeries. The program allows guests to learn more about how their support is making a difference and includes a presentation of our Instrument of Change Award. Past award recipients have been

  • Nucor, 2016
  • Metropolitan Market, 2017
  • West Seattle Thriftway, 2018
  • CoHo Team of Windermere, 2019

For more information or to purchase tickets click Here or check out the event pictures from 2018. 

Photos from 2019 are below.

A Grand Affair Cocktail Benefit

A Grand Affair Cocktail Benefit is our fall Roaring 20’s themed cocktail party, including casino style gaming with prizes, hosted wine, beer & heavy appetizers, specialty cocktails, photo booth and silent & live auction. This year it will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 beginning at 6:30 pm at the Sanctuary at Admiral in West Seattle’s Admiral District. Era costumes are encouraged, as we laugh, play, have tons of fun and raise needed funds through the evening. If you are interested in being a sponsor, donating an auction item or purchasing a ticket to the event, go to here.  Check out event pictures from 2018.

Chili Cook-off at
Harvest Festival

As part of the West Seattle Junction Association’s annual Harvest Festival, we hold a Chili Cook-off in which local restaurants compete to produce the best chili and win bragging rights for the next year. Anyone can be a judge by purchasing a flight of chili tastings at the West Seattle Food Bank booth in front of Key Bank and voting for their favorite restaurant. All proceeds benefit the Food Bank. This year’s winner for the second year in a row, Duo’s Catering. For more information go to:

Beer Church Turkey Bowl

Our friends at Beer Church will hold their annual Turkey Bowl competition on Saturday, November 17th at West Seattle Bowl with all proceeds going to the West Seattle Food Bank. Funds are raised through team lane rentals and auction raffle ticket sales and guests fill our van with donated food. Put together a team or just come and enjoy the fun. For more information go to:

8/10  Delridge Day – Being held at the Delridge Community Center.  We will have  a booth there selling raffle tickets

8/23 & 24  The West Seattle Beer Festival – at the Alki Masonic Center – the .5K Run will benefit the WSFB and we’ll be there selling our annual summer raffle tickets

8/25 5 – 8pm  “Fill the Goal" with Highline Premier FC at Walt Hundley Park.  Bring non-perishable food for the WSFB

9/14  4 – 7pm – C & P Coffee’s “We Heart West Seattle" benefitting the WSFB & others. Food, games, live music & silent auction. 

9/20  A Grand Affair Cocktail Benefit –  WSFB’s fun Roaring 20’s themed fundraiser at Sanctuary at Admiral           

Ongoing Food Drives: 

Pet Food Drive – Petco under QFC – donation box is located as you enter the front door off of Alaska

Food DrivesMeeples Games, Safeway Admiral, Tom’s Automotive, West Seattle Thriftway

September 2019
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