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Seattle Seahawks help at Lynnwood Food Bank amidst volunteer shortage

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., September 29, 2023—Four former Seattle Seahawks, who took the team to a Super Bowl 48 Championship for the 2013 season against the Denver Broncos, donated their time on Saturday, September 23, for the Back to Action campaign at the Lynnwood Food Bank. The campaign is to raise awareness and increase volunteerism at food […]

‘We did it!’ Lake Stevens opens new community food bank

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LAKE STEVENS, Wash., June 15, 2023—After 45 years operating in the 900 square foot basement of the Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Sophina Nunez, Board President of the Lake Stevens Community Food Bank, cut the ribbon on Wednesday, June 14, to its newly built 10,000 square foot base of operation. “So, here we are cutting the ribbon […]

To catch a thief: Catalytic converter stolen from Lynnwood Food Bank truck

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 11, 2023—Surveillance video shows that at approximately 7:08 a.m. on Sunday morning, May 7, a man covered from head-to-toe, stole the catalytic converter off of the food truck of the Lynnwood Food Bank.  “We may have to adjust some of our mobile distributions due to this gentleman stealing our catalytic converter from […]

Op-Ed: Volunteering at the Lynnwood Food Bank, JUST SHOW UP!

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I was living in Brooklyn when Hurricane Sandy tore through New York City in 2012. It was the deadliest hurricane of that season killing 233 people and inflicting nearly $70 billion in damages. While the effects weren’t quite as catastrophic in the Tri-State area as, say, the Caribbean, it definitely left its mark. Streets and […]

Lake Stevens Food Bank struggles to gather funds for new facility

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LAKE STEVENS, Wash., May 19, 2022 – As the number of families served have skyrocketed since the beginning of the pandemic, the Lake Stevens Food Bank is looking to open a new facility as late as November 2023, but is falling short of the $2.7 million needed to complete. Lake Stevens Food Bank has operated […]

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