Food Distribution

The West Seattle Food Bank distributes food, baby supplies, pet food, and other items to families in need residing in the West Seattle zip codes of 98106, 98116, 98126 Margaret Distributingand 98136.  Families can use the food bank once a week.  Please see our “Hours of Distribution” to the side.  Emergency bags are sometimes available during our regular business hours, but please call first.

We ask families to provide a photo identification and proof of address such as a recent piece of mail with a West Seattle zip code (phone or utility bill) on their first visit.

Each client is given a number based on the number of people in their family.  We have five different stations where clients are able to choose a certain amount of items from each station, depending on their number.   Stations include:

  • Protein
  • Dairy
  • Produce
  • Grains
  • Pastry

We offer diapers, formula, baby food and toddler bags for families with young children during our regular distribution hours.  A  Birth Certificate for each child must be shown on the first visit to receive any baby items

Baby items are available as followed:

ITEM                                  AGE                                            HOW OFTEN*

Baby Food                        under 2 year                          1 time a week

Formula                             under 1 year                          2 times a month

Diapers                               0-48 months                          as available

Toddler bags                    2-5 years                                  1 time a month

*As supplies last

Note: Families expecting a baby or who have young children should be enrolled with WIC, the nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children. Find your local WIC clinic here.

For information on our distribution of other items such as clothes, furniture, car seats, etc. visit our Baby & Child Corner section.

How To Find Us:

The Food Bank is located on the corner of SW Morgan and 35th Ave SW, across the street from Pizza Hut.  The address is 3419 SW Morgan St.  (See map to the left)

Metro bus service is available to the West Seattle Food Bank via routes 21 and 128.

 

Off-sight Distribution

WSFB partners with the Senior Center of West Seattle and the Skate Church to offer food distribution at those sites. Clients may register to pick up groceries from one site only.  For information about distribution at these sites contact the Senior Center of West Seattle or Skate Church.