Providing Food & Services to Families in Need.
There are over 10,000 individuals in West Seattle that live below the federal poverty level. The cost of living in Seattle is 49% higher than the national average which means many of our working families are seriously struggling to make ends meet.
2022 Fiscal Year Statistics
- We distributed over 2.57 million pounds of food and spent $750,000 on purchased food.
- 18,000 individuals in need of food and services counted on the WSFB at some time during the year.
- We delivered food weekly to the homes of more than 500 households not able to make it to the food bank.
- Our Pet Pantry distributed 22,000 pounds of pet food and accessories to clients to take care of their furry friends.
- Our Helpline Services provided $1,012,610 in rent, utility, move-in and homeless prevention assistance.
- Our Backpack Program provided kid-friendly meals weekly to more than 450 children at risk of hunger over the weekend at local schools.
- $28,885 worth of baby food, formula, diapers, car seats, strollers, furniture, toys, clothing and other accessories were distributed to parents of infants and toddlers through our Baby and Child Corner.
- Our Clothesline distributed more than $340,000 worth of gently used and new clothing to 3,704 individuals.
- Our Community Services, including our Hotline, helped the families we serve access additional no-cost resources like food assistance and healthcare.
- Volunteers donated 20,730 hours of service through our Volunteer Program. This is equivalent to more than 10 full time employees!