when can I get help?

Lynnwood Food Bank distributes groceries to the public on the following (COVID 19) schedule:
  • Mondays CANCELLED
  • Wednesdays 11am - 5pm
  • Fridays 10am - 1pm
At this time we ask that all customers remain in their vehicles and do not show up early. All vehicles will be directed to park in the lot as if they were waiting to get on a ferry. We also ask that before you come to the food bank, please make sure you have room in your car's trunk for volunteers to add your groceries.

If you are employed and your work schedule does not permit you to come during our distribution, please contact our director to find a solution.

Are you homeless? See below for additional information.

Are you a student at Edmonds Community College? See below for additional information.

what do I need to bring?

Just come, bring ID if you have it, and we'll work with you from there. There are not any reasons that you would not be served.

Lynnwood Food Bank

5320 176th Street SW

Lynnwood, WA 98037

Behind Silver Creek Family Church

    What if I'm homeless?

    Homeless individuals and families are always welcome at the Food Bank.

    If you are homeless:

    • You can be served weekly during our Wednesday or Friday service.
    • A choice between non-cook bags and other types of service are available.
    • Non-Cook bags include pop-top canned goods, self-heat meals (when available), misc. non-cook food items, bottled water, fresh fruit and vegetables, bread, a fresh sandwich (if available), plastic silverware, hygiene items, etc.
    • If you have access to refrigerators, cooking facilities, etc., you can choose to have traditional service. We allow you to choose what works best for you.

    What if I'm a student at Edmonds CC?

    Beginning January 7th, 2021 we will be back on campus!

    Every Thursday 1pm - 3pm, we are distributing groceries at Edmonds College. In 2021 we will be distributing from the parking lot in our new Food Truck. Students can come to the window, place their order and receive your groceries. Due to COVID, we will be bagging groceries in paper or plastic bags rather than you own personal bags. 

    All students will need to wear masks.

    How do you qualify?  You need to either be a current student or staff member of Edmonds College. As you receive services you will be asked to sign an EdC form and swipe your Ed Pass card. Your information will remain confidential to the college.

    What if I am homebound?

    More information is coming soon regarding deliveries for homebound seniors and disabled individuals. 

    What if i live in south lynnwood

    and do not have any transportation

    What if you are at work on Wednesdays and Fridays and can't come to the food bank?

    Every Saturday morning the Lynnwood Food Bank food truck visits Whispering Cedars Apartment complex in South Lynnwood. This mobile service's goal is to make accessing the food bank easier. You do not have to live at Whispering Cedars to access this program.

    Saturdays 9:30am - 10:30am

    Whispering Cedars Apartment Complex

    6501 208th Street SW, Lynnwood

    Next to the mailboxes