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Sarah Nelson returns as interim director replacing Leona Adams. Welcome back Sarah and thanks for helping out until we have a new permanent director.

A Special “Thanks” to the community for your support of our yard Sale.  We plan to have another yard sale at the end of August. If you are cleaning out your shed or tackling your attic, please remember us! Your donations are greatly appreciated.

As we move into the summer months, we are seeing more fresh food and produce. We are also seeing a trend of more food coming from the grocery rescue program, 2nd Harvest, and Northwest harvest. We appreciate how our partners help feed the hungry people in our area.

Hopefully a refrigerator truck will reside in our parking lot, soon. The refrigerated truck will open up more possibilities for grocery rescue of freezer, perishable, and deli food. We really want to thank all the people who have helped out with donations to resolve our truck iss

Due to extreme circumstances, we will not be opening on Saturdays, at this time.

Contact Information:  LLfb@loonlakefoodbank.org

Website:  loonlakefoodbank.dreamhosters.com

Facebook:  Loon Lake Food Bank

Phone#:  509-233-8450

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Volunteers Bring Great Results

By Lorraine Morgan Scott

December 21st, 2017,  was a cold, clear morning. It starting at 6:30 am, and more than 30 volunteers started gathering at the Loon Lake Food Bank to get everything ready for the anticipated 650 clients that would soon arrive.

Some volunteers prepared and packed boxes, while others arranged bread, meat, and fresh vegetables. Some volunteers handled all the administrative necessities, and others moved supplies by forklift to where they could best be utilized. The operation was well organized and everyone was in great spirits!

When the clients arrived, they were pleasantly surprised to find there was hardly any wait, if any. It was a testament to the old adage, “many hands make light work.”

The mission of the Loon Lake Food Bank is to provide food for the hungry, and while there’s hope that there soon is no longer a need for such an organization,  until then  having so many volunteers contribute to the good of the community – is a wonderful thing.