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Most Needed

As of 12/26/2023

Right now, we need everything! 

Our most needed items include:

  • Canned tomatoes, tomato sauce, pasta sauce
  • Pasta, rice, whole grains, side dishes
  • Canned fruit, vegetables, soups, 
  • Dry beans, lentils, quinoa,
  • Cultural foods; particularly Asian, Hispanic, and Middle Eastern
  • Dietary; gluten free, low-sodium, sugar free, plant based, alternative milk (shelf stable)
  • Baking and cooking supplies (oil, flour, etc.)

Volunteer needs:

  • Grocery Rescue (Monday, Wednesday, Saturday)
  • Sorting/ Prep: Monday
  • Distribution: Wednesday, Friday
  • Traffic assistance: Wednesday, Friday

CHANGES COMING 5/29/24

In order to speed up distribution for the 152,000+ people that Lynnwood Food Bank is currently serving, we are trying something new. Two types of distribution; Wednesdays will be EXPRESS and Fridays will remain TRADITIONAL drive through choice. This change will begin Wednesday the 29th of May.


WEDNESDAY - EXPRESS 11am - 5pm

  • Express distribution style on Wednesday, will speed up your distribution and lower your wait times.
  • Groceries are pre-shopped by family size.
  • The ONLY MODIFICATIONS will be:
  • Allergies, cultural foods (Asian, Hispanic, Middle Eastern - African coming soon), Halal meats, baby food/supplies, pet food.
  • If you want more modifications, please come on Fridays.


FRIDAY - TRADITIONAL 10am - 1pm

  • Traditional drive through distribution on Fridays, the wait time will be slightly longer.
  • Groceries will be shopped by family size, and to your order.
  • MODIFICATIONS ARE BASED ON AVAILABILITY:
  • All choices are available including: all options listed in Express, gluten free, sugar free, low-sodium, and more.


Holiday Hours and Services

HOLIDAY CLOSURES & 

SCHEDULE CHANGES

Updated 5/17/24

  • No food truck distribution on Saturday 11/23/24 due to holiday distribution.
  • CLOSED Thursday 11/28/24- no college food truck distribution
  • CLOSED Friday 11/29/24- no distribution
  • Volunteer 1/2 Day (7am - 12pm) on Tuesday 12/24/24
  • CLOSED Wednesday 12/25/24- no distribution
  • MODIFIED distribution on 12/27/2410am - 1pm
  • Volunteer 1/2 Day (7am - 12pm) on Tuesday 12/31/24
  • CLOSED Wednesday 1/1/25 - distribution
  • MODIFIED distribution on Friday 1/3/25 10am - 1pm


HOLIDAY DISTRIBUTIONS

  • Thanksgiving; Saturday 11/23/24. Times TBA.
  • Christmas; Wednesday 11/18/24.  11am - 5pm
  • Christmas; Friday 11/20/24.  10am - 1pm


HOLIDAY TOY SHOP

2024 Information not yet available.

Thank You!

Lynnwood Food Bank has hundreds of organizations and individuals that support our fight against food insecurity with their money, gifts in kind, and time. Each and every gift is appreciated and valued by us, however we want to say and extra thank you to the following corporations: THANK YOU!

  • Our grocery stores

    THANK YOU!

    • Trader Joe's, 196th Lynnwood
    • Safeway, 196th Lynnwood
    • Costco Business, Hwy 99 Lynnwood
    • Safeway, 148th Lynnwood
    • Costco, 33rd Ave. Lynnwood
    • Safeway, Bothell/Everett Hwy Bothell
    • Whole Foods, 196th Lynnwood
    • Costco Wholesale, Hwy 99 Shoreline
  • Verdant Health Commission

    THANK YOU!


    Verdant Health Commission is once again funding Lynnwood Food Bank's 'Focus on Nutrition' program. 


    This includes funding for the purchase of additional fruits, vegetables, and cultural foods.


    Additional funding will be spent on cooking demonstrations, translation/interpretation of nutrition materials, and the printing of a multi-cultural cookbook.


    Focusing on Nutrition and culture helps increase the health of our community. Thank you Verdant Health Commission!

  • Hazel Miller Foundation

    THANK YOU!


    The Hazel Miller Foundation had consistently supported Lynnwood Food Bank and its mission for many years. 


    Each funding cycle is spent 100% on the purchase of additional nutritious foods for our community. 


    Thank you Hazel Miller Foundation for supporting our community!

  • City of Lynnwood

    THANK YOU!


    The City of Lynnwood has been a great support to our community for several years. 

    • Funding with CARES Act funds to contribute to the purchase of a food truck which increases accessibility to community members by providing grocery distribution in various locations.
    • Funding with ARPA funds for the purchase of food (100% towards food) for our community during record breaking numbers being served post COVID.
  • Fogo de Chao Lynnwood

    THANK YOU!


    Fogo de Chao had been a supporter of Lynnwood Food Bank since they opened in 2023. They have shown that they 100% believe in the service that food banks provide in the community. 


    Thank you for the financial support, the support of our volunteer program, and for hosting our first ever fundraiser in October 2023.

  • Lynnwood Kiwanis

    THANK YOU!


    Thank you to this wonderful community for their continual support in fundraising and food raising.


    We appreciate your support and always enjoy your meetings!