Yes you can donate! Simply bring the food to the food bank during open hours and a staff member will collect it from you. Note, donations must not be expired.
Yes, we do accept donations of housewares/home goods in new or like-new condition with their original packaging.
No. For organizational purposes, we rely on our volunteers being present for the duration of each available time slot. Exceptions are occasionally made.
If you can't sign up through the VolunteerUp portal, call our office at (253) 212-2778 and a member of our staff will sign you up manually.
Yes. Your volunteer hours at Eloise's Cooking Pot Food Bank constitute community service hours.
Children aged 16 or younger (even when accompanied by an adult) can only come to morning shifts between 8:00 AM & 12:00 PM.
You can sign up for a shift here.
While the food bank is not open for service on Wednesdays and Thursdays, those are the days in which our staff and volunteers restock, assemble food delivery bags, and generally maintain the food bank. Volunteers are always needed on these days as their service makes it possible for the food bank to be up and [...]