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Food Banks


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With the ever-increasing costs of medical care, gasoline, groceries and many other items, more people are turning to food banks as a way to meet their needs and the needs of their families.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program, sponsored by the Department of Community Trade and Economic Development, helps people in Washington get food at 320 food banks across the state and through tribal voucher programs with 32 tribes. Many food banks offer food from every nutritional group, as well as baby items and personal care products.

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As a citizen of Washington state, there is likely a food bank near you . Just find the name of the county you live in, then look for the name of the food bank after the county name. This map will give you the address, cross streets and nearby landmarks to help you find the food bank closest to you.

Participating Tribes

Colville Confederated Tribes Small Tribes Organization of Western Washington
Jamestown S'Klallam Indian Tribe Snoqualmie Indian Tribe
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency
Lummi Indian Business Council Spokane Tribe
Muckelshoot Tribe Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians
Nooksack Indian Tribe Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe The Tulalip Tribes
Quileute Tribal Council Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation
Quinault Indian Nation

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