Stories tagged: food banks
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Agencies in overdrive to find food for the hungry in Tri-Cities
Take a look around and count nine people. One of them, statistically, doesn’t know where their next meal is coming from, according to the food bank organization Feeding America.
Tue., Dec. 9, 2014
Fresh and healthy on food banks’ wish lists
Comforting, sweet and cheap, “white food” has its appeals. But the frosted cinnamon rolls and chocolate-chip scones packed by the clamshell into cardboard boxes in a food bank warehouse last …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012
Second Harvest needs funds to get farm food to table
Second Harvest has the chance to reap an abundance of fresh produce donated by regional farmers but needs more money to deliver the food to those in need. The organization …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2012
Volunteers glean at Green Bluff for food bank
Dozens of volunteers gleaned for the greater good Saturday. They flocked to Green Bluff to pick thousands of pounds of leftover produce to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank to …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2011
Education Notes: Students hold fundraiser for burn victim
Students at Madison Elementary School showed how much they care for classmate Snezhana Dedkov by competing against one another to raise money for her. In October, Snezhana was in an …
Wed., Dec. 29, 2010
Giving falls short of goals
When it came to charitable giving this holiday season, the Spokane spirit was willing even if the economy is still weak. Four of the Inland Northwest’s most prominent charities reported …
Thu., Oct. 1, 2009
Second Harvest lands one sweet donation
Second Harvest Inland Northwest, the region’s largest food distribution center, received 15 tons of sweet corn from a Moses Lake farm Wednesday. The donation from Hirai Farms through its charitable …
Fri., Jan. 30, 2009
More charities lacked warning about fish
BOISE – Fish given to the region’s poor people by Idaho wildlife officials without a warning about mercury levels were more widely distributed than previously disclosed. One Washington charity that …
Tue., Jan. 6, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Snow closes Second Harvest center
The region’s largest food distribution center closed Monday while crews removed snow from the roof of its Spokane warehouse. A Second Harvest Inland Northwest spokesman said he did not foresee …
Mon., Jan. 5, 2009, 4:47 p.m.
Snow on roof closes Second Harvest warehouse
The region’s largest food distribution center closed on Monday while crews removed snow from the roof of the Spokane warehouse.