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Tacoma & Pierce County Food Banks
Note:  Food banks often change their hours and days of operation.  Call first to confirm this information.  Many food banks require an appointment as well as proof of ID, residency, social security, etc. Some may limit number of visits per year.
Location Hours Phone Notes
Bonney Lake, next to the fire station Tuesday & Thursday; 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 863-4043 No walk-ins after 11:45 a.m.; Proof of address and photo ID required
Bonney Lake
at Prairie Ridge site
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Friday: 5-7 p.m.  863-4043 No walk-ins after 11:45 a.m.; Proof of address and photo ID required
Buckley Kiwanis 98321 Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m. - 12 noon (253) 266-7309 White River School District only; If new, bring ID, proof of residence in WRSD & ID for other household members
Buckley
Bread of Life
98321
Tuesday: 5-7 p.m.; Wednesday & Friday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. (360) 897-9005
Eatonville
Eatonville Family Agency
305 W. Center St.
98328
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Closed lunch hour (360) 832-6805 Eatonville school district residents; Proof of address, photo ID & HH member proof required
Eatonville
Living Word Assembly of God (St. Joseph Storehouse)
540 Eatonville Hwy W.
98328
Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. (360) 832-4220 Bring ID if new
Edgewood
Edgewood Community FISH
Mountain View Lutheran Church
3505 122 Ave. E.
98372
Thursdays: 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Saturday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  826-4654 ID or proof of Pierce County residence needed; Walk-ins OK; Can visit a FISH food bank once per week
Fife / Edgewood / Milton
St Martin's Catholic Church
Monday, Wednesday & Friday; Call for appointment
between 9 a.m. and 12 noon
922-0960 Must call prior to pick up; Appointments between 12:30 and 2 p.m.; If new, picture ID and proof of local residency needed
FISH Food Banks
1224 S. ''I'' Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
Administration only 383-3164 Website
Fort Lewis
Bread of Life Food Bank
8810 Lawndale Ave. SW
Lakewood
98498
Thursday: 1-5 p.m.  582-2515
Wanda
226-0930
Serves Fort Lewis & McChord and zip codes 98303, 98327, 98388, 98433m 98438, 98439, 98498 & 98499; Requires proof of address and EBT card and proof for all HH members; Closed beginning of July and Christmas-to-New Year's holidays
Gig Harbor FISH
(Eagles Club Bldg.)
4425 Burnham Dr.
98335
Monday & Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Wednesday & Thursday:
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
858-6179 Serves Gig Harbor residents only. Picture ID and proof of residence necessary.
Graham / S. Hill FISH
Holy Disciples Church
10425 187th St. E.
Puyallup, WA 98374
Monday & Friday:
10am-1:30 pm;
Wednesday:
2-6 p.m.
(253) 846-3805 ID or proof of Pierce County residence necessary; Walk-ins OK; Can visit a FISH food bank once per week
Lakebay
Key Peninsula Community Services
17015 9th St. Ct KPN
Lakebay 98349
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 10am-12noon & 12:45-2 pm;
Wednesday: 11am-12noon & 12:45-5:45 pm 
884-4440 Provides food to low income Peninsula residents. Photo ID and letter with name on it required. Can visit once per month. Break closet open until 4p.m. on Food Bank days.
Lakebay
FISH at Key Peninsula Lutheran Church
4213 Lackey Rd., KPN
Lakebay 98349
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Walk-in appointments; ID or proof of Pierce County residence needed; Can visit a FISH food bank once per week
Lakewood
Lakes FISH
United Methodist Church at Lakewood
6900 Steilacoom Blvd. SW 98499
Monday: 2-6 p.m.; Wednesday & Friday: 1-5 p.m.  581-1116 ID or proof of Pierce County residence necessary; Walk-ins OK; Can visit a FISH food bank once per week
Lakewood
Prince of Peace
10333 Bridgeport Way SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Tuesday: 12 noon - 3 p.m. 584-2565 Need proof of address and proof of HH members (IDs, report cards, etc.)
Lakewood
(RCS Food Bank truck)
Life Center South at ReLife School
14721 Murray Rd. SW
98439
Wednesday: 3-5 p.m.  473-7669 Resource Distribution Council Mobile site; Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Lakewood
(RCS Food Bank truck)
Northwest Community Church at the Hope Center
10402 Kline St. SW
98498
Wednesday: 4-6 p.m. 473-7669 Resource Distribution Council Mobile site; Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Lakewood
(RCS Food Bank truck)
Greater Life Church
8222 Washington Blvd.
98498
Fourth Saturday: 9:30-11:30 a.m. 473-7669 Resource Distribution Council Mobile site; Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Orting
224 Washington Ave. SE
Orting, WA 98360
Monday: 3-6 p.m.; Wednesday: 12 noon - 3 p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m.- 12 noon (360) 893-0095 Food distributed by appointment only. Call for openings. Must be low income and live in the 98360 zip code or anyone in the Orting School District.  Provides home delivery to temporarily or permanently homebound seniors and disabled adults.
Parkland
Parkland First Baptist Church
11222 10th Ave., S.
98444
Tuesday & Thursday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Thursday: 4-6 p.m. for students or day-job people 535-1293 Provides food items to people living in zip codes 98387, 98444, 98445, 98446 and 98447; Must have Washington State ID and two pieces of documents verifying proof of current address; Allowed one visit per month
Puyallup
All Saints Community Services
204 6th Ave., SW
98371
Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. -12  noon & 1-3 p.m. 848-2000 Call or visit the office to enroll in our food bank delivery program; Home food deliveries available once every 30 days; Must reside in Puyallup area (zip codes 98371-4)
Puyallup
Salvation Army
4009 9th St., SW
98373
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 9-11:30 a.m. & 1-2:30 p.m. 841-1491 Walk-in OK; Must live in service area (Puyallup, Sumner, Graham or S. Hill); Must bring ID and proof of current address for everyone in HH including children
Puyallup
Puyallup FISH
110 23rd St.
98371
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 12 noon - 3 p.m.; Last Thursday of the month: 5:30 p.m. 848-5240 Appointment necessary; No walk-ins; Park on street; Limited space so be on time; Services zip codes 98352, 98360, 98371, 98372, 98373, 98374, 98375 or 98360
Puyallup
(RCS Food Bank truck)
Shalom Church
14422 Meridian E.
98375
Friday: 3-5 p.m. 473-7669 Resource Distribution Council Mobile site; Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Roy Wednesday & Friday: Call between 9:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.; Open for pick up 2-3 p.m.  843-3033 Must live in Roy / McKenna area or zip codes 98558 and 98580; Call for appointment in the morning prior to pick-up time.
Roy
(RCS Food Bank truck)
Chapel in the Woods
9414 282nd St. S.
98580
Wednesday: 1-3 p.m.  473-7669 Resource Distribution Council Mobile site; Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Spanaway
Mobile FISH site at Bethel HS
22215 224th St. E
98338
Wednesday: 4:30-6:30 p.m. (253) 383-3164 Clients can use the mobile food bank once a week if needed
Spanaway
Mobile FISH Food Bank
166th & Pacific Avenue
Tuesday: 4:30-6:30 p.m. (253) 383-3164 Clients can use the mobile food bank once a week if needed.
Spanaway
(RCS Food Bank truck)
Lifely Hope Church
214 167th St. S.
98387
Saturday: time TBA 473-7669 Resource Distribution Council Mobile site; Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Steilacoom
We Love Steilacoom Association
Steilacoom Food Pantry
1314 Nisqually
98388
Second Wednesday & fourth Saturday: 10-11:30 a.m.; Call for appointment 581-1076 Must live within the Historical Steilacoom School District boundaries; Also serves DuPont, Anderson Island and some 98498; Clients must call after 9 a.m. to reserve a spot; Emergency bags are provided during the month for those experiencing a temporary crisis
Sumner
Sumner Community Food Bank
15625 Main St. E
98390
By appointment; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 12:30-3 p.m.; Thursday: 5-7 p.m. 863-3793 Must live in Sumner or Lake Tapps, 98390 or 98391; Call in morning 9:15 a.m. - 12 noon to pick up; Bring proof of address and picture ID
Sumner
St. Andrew's Food Bank
1401 Valley Ave.
98390
Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 12 noon; Wednesday: 3-6 p.m.; Friday: 10 a.m. - 12 noon  863-2253 Need to bring picture ID and proof of address; Serves Sumner School District and homeless
Tacoma - East
(RCS Food Bank truck)
Gateway Church
7310 12th Ave. E.
98404 
Thursday: 5-7 p.m. 473-7669 Resource Distribution Council Mobile site; Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Tacoma - East / Southeast
S.E. Tacoma FISH
1704 E. 85
98445
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Clothing Bank 383-3164 ID or proof of Pierce County residence needed; Walk-ins OK; Can visit a FISH food bank once per week; Clothing bank Monday / Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Tuesday / Thursday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tacoma
Grace Place Food Bank
3801 S. Union Ave.
98409
Friday: 12 noon - 2 p.m.  617-3142 Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Tacoma - Hilltop
St. Leo Food Connection
1323 S. Yakima
98405
Tuesday & Thursday: 12 noon - 3:30 p.m. & 4:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday & Friday: 9:30-11 a.m. & 12 noon - 3:30 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30-11 a.m. & 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. 383-5048 Serves Pierce County residents; Bring proof of residence, verification of HH members and a bag or box in which to carry foodstuff
Tacoma - Hilltop
Allen AME Church
Allen Food Pantry
1223 MLK Jr. Way
98405
Tuesday & Thursday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 572-5733 Anyone served; Picture ID required; Non-food, personal items if available
Tacoma - Hilltop
New Jerusalem Food Bank
Second, third, fourth and fifth Saturday of each month: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 572-6785 Clothing bank; Spanish spoken
Tacoma - Hilltop 
My Sister's Pantry
621 Tacoma Ave.
98402
First & third Monday: 5-7 p.m.; Fourth Saturday: 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. 627-1186 Distributes groceries, produce and pastries; Serves a hot meal; Has clothing bank available
Tacoma - Northeast
Mobile FISH site at NE Tacoma Elementary
5412 29th St NE
98422
Friday: 4:30-6 p.m. Bring ID for HH members and proof of Pierce County residence; Can visit a FISH food bank once per week
Tacoma - Northwest
Mason United Methodist Church
2710 N. Madison
98407
Wednesday: 12 noon - 4 p.m.; Saturday: 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.  756-4974 Walk-in OK; Access to the Ernst Hall off 27th side of the church; Can visit a FISH food bank once per week; Bring ID for HH members and proof of residence
Tacoma - Central
Salvation Army
1501 - Sixth Ave.
98405
Tuesday - Friday: 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 572-8452 Must apply in person; If app is completed and turned in by 2:30 p.m. will be seen same day; Photo ID, Social Security card and proof of residency needed
Tacoma - South
(RCS Food Bank truck)
Manitou Park Presbyterian Church
6613 S. Cheyenne
98409
Wednesday: 1-3 p.m. 473-7669 Resource Distribution Council Mobile site; Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Tacoma - South
Bounty Food Bank
5634 S. Park Ave.
98408
Monday: 9-11 a.m. 475-7098 Picture ID and proof of residence required
Tacoma - South
(RCS Food Bank truck)
Freedom River Church
106 28th St. S. 98402
Thursday: 1-3 p.m. 473-7669 Resource Distribution Council Mobile site; Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Tacoma - South
(RCS Food Bank truck)
Living Grace Church
106 28th St. S.98402
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 473-7669 Resource Distribution Council Mobile site; Driver's license number and proof of residence required
Tacoma - Southeast
Open 1-3 p.m. 383-1815
383-1816
Must live within 98404, 98443 and 98444, 98445, 98446, 98447; Commodities for 98443 and 98404; Provides food boxes with ingredients for nine meals
Tacoma - East/Southeast
S.E. Tacoma FISH
1704 E. 85
98445
Monday & Friday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.  531-4530 Serves all zip codes; Bring ID
Tacoma - East
Elouise Cooking Pot Food Bank
3543 E. McKinley
98405
Tuesday & Friday: 1-3 p.m.; Saturday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 426-1994
(206) 849-2583
ID required; Food, household items, hygiene products, baby items, pet food; Specialize in ethnic food; Will deliver to seniors and people who are disabled
Tacoma - West
Jackson Street FISH
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
7410 S. 12th St.
Tacoma, WA 98465
Last Wednesday: 5-7 p.m. Located in church basement. No need for proof of ID or proof of need but must give zip and size of family. 3-day supply of food provided depending on size of family
Tillicum / Woodbrook
Community Center Food Bank
14919 Washington Ave., SW
98498
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 1-2 p.m. 584-1280 Serves Tillicum and Woodbrook residents only; Bring proof of residency and ID or SS cards for all HH members; Make appointment between 9 & 11 a.m. to schedule same-day pickup between 1 and 2 p.m.
University Place
Families Unlimited Network
2610 Sunset Dr., W.
98466
Tuesday: 12 noon - 3 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 12 noon 460-3134
Ext. 2
Serves Pierce County residents. Must bring picture ID and proof of residence. May use once per month.
University Place
Bread Basket
University Place
By telephone only 564-8058 Serves Pierce County; Currently has waiting list

Additional Food Bank Resources
Location Hours Phone Notes
BASH (Bikers Against Statewide Hunger)
118 - 141 St. Ct. S.
Tacoma, WA
98444
Wednesday & Thursday:
10 am - 2 pm
531-9600 Walk in and some home delivery; Must sign up; Require a current month's utility bill or bank statement with address to verify residency; No exceptions
Special Diet
Tacoma - Central
Tacoma Seventh Day Adventists Community Services
3108 Portland Ave.
98402
Monday - Thursday:
10am - 2:45pm
272-8289 Provides food baskets only for people on special diets who cannot get the food they need from regular food banks; Serves people who have special dietary needs, cancer, AIDS or diabetic patients whose needs aren't met at a food pantry
Legal Immigrants -DSHS
(Food Assistance Program for Legal Immigrants)
Monday - Friday:
9 am - 5 pm
1 (877) 501-2233 A state-funded program to provide food assistance for those ineligible for the Federal Food Stamp Program because of the immigrant provisions in the law
Southeast Asian-FISH Food Banks of Pierce County
1427 E. 40th
98404
Last two Sundays each month: 2-4 pm 472-7264 Picture ID and proof of address required; Provides Asian food boxes with ingredients for nine meals