Making A Difference Foundation’s Statement to the Community On the Black Lives Matter Movement.

We have been silent on social media in light of recent events to take time to reflect upon the current state of our country in order to better express our thoughts on the matter. Our local Black Lives Matter group has asked for businesses statewide to close their doors today to mourn and honor those [...]

By |2020-06-12T13:10:45-07:00June 12th, 2020|Articles, Blog|

Veterans Emergency COVID-19 Assistance Program

The Pierce County Veterans Emergency COVID-19 Assistance program serves eligible Pierce County military or veteran households, who because of the COVID-19 emergency or the response to that emergency, have suffered financial hardship and now lack sufficient income or resources to pay rent. Program recipients are eligible to receive  three (3) months of emergency rent / mortgage assistance. Payments are [...]

By |2020-06-10T16:55:47-07:00June 10th, 2020|Blog, Press|

Happy Easter

Whether you celebrate Easter as the holiday recognizing the resurrection of Jesus Christ or you simply enjoy it more as a children’s holiday full of egg hunts and chocolate, Easter definitely symbolizes a day of renewal and hope.  In these unprecedented times we have been facing over the last few months, with stay-at-home orders and full-on quarantines, it is [...]

By |2020-04-10T19:05:46-07:00April 10th, 2020|Articles, Blog|

We talk a lot about supporting restaurants. Here’s how you can help feed others (via The News Tribune)

VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED ELSEWHERE Eloise’s Cooking Pot, a program of the Making A Difference Foundation based on Tacoma’s Eastside, serves about 30,000 Pierce County families and distributes more than 2 million pounds of food annually, about 40 percent through home delivery. As COVID-19 spread, the organization switched to a pickup model for its onsite pantry [...]

By |2020-04-09T18:20:47-07:00April 9th, 2020|Blog, Press|

Eloise’s Cooking Pot Responds to COVID-19

RESPONDING TO COVID-19 Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of people in Pierce County faced food insecurity, living without any guarantee of where their next meal would come from. With the unfolding of the Coronavirus crisis, the number of food-insecure people has dramatically risen, leaving some of the most vulnerable members of our community without [...]

By |2020-04-06T18:09:12-07:00April 6th, 2020|Articles, Blog|

Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank now offers Home Delivery Food Services to Essential Healthcare Workers during the COVID-19 Crisis

In response to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, The Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) announces the Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank in Tacoma is now offering home delivery food services to essential healthcare workers who are on the frontlines of the crisis in Pierce County. The MADF wants to help those who are working to help [...]

By |2020-04-06T12:42:26-07:00April 6th, 2020|Blog, Press|

Celebration Through Service – Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020

“Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?” ― Martin Luther King Jr. In his famed “Drum Major Instinct” sermon given on February 4, 1968, at Ebenezer Baptist Church at Atlanta, Georgia, a mere two months before his assassination, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stated, “We all [...]

By |2020-01-22T13:48:28-08:00January 16th, 2020|Articles, Blog|
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