Bank campaign helps food banks

March 18, 2014

This month, bankers in Washington will once again join together to make a difference for area hunger relief agency Northwest Harvest.

This time of year typically brings a drop in donations and dwindling staples on shelves, leaving many regional food banks faced with the growing challenge in meeting critical hunger needs.

Washington Federal Bank will lend a hand during the second annual Bankers Care 2014 Spring Food Drive, through March 31.

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Stamp Out Hunger on May 11 benefits local food banks

April 23, 2013

Generous Issaquah community members will partner with their postal carriers May 11 to Stamp Out Hunger in the nation’s largest single-day food drive, benefiting Food Lifeline’s efforts to stock area food banks and feed hungry people throughout King County.

The 21st annual event brings together the National Association of Letter Carriers and Feeding America affiliates across the nation. In Issaquah and the rest of King County, local letter carriers will drop off Stamp Out Hunger bags in advance at some 750,000 households. Residents will then be asked to fill the bags with nonperishable food for pickup May 11.

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