Help for the Holidays: White Center Food Bank's needs and drop off locations

Information provided by the White Center Food Bank:

Holiday food needs: scalloped potatoes (or similar), cereal, crackers, condiments, pickles, olives, dessert mixes (brownies, cakes, cookies, bars) peanut butter, jam or jelly (not homemade), canned fruit and oatmeal. Many of these items are currently on sale at local groceries as the holidays draw near. Our holiday distributions run December 11 through December 20; our volunteer needs will be posted on our website next week.

Drop-of locations include: December 1 at Avalon Glasswork’s Open House, Son-in-Law Tree Lot at the corner of California Ave SW and SW Charlestown, Holiday Lane at Westwood in Santa’s area, Admiral Safeway, QFC Westwood Village, BECU/Safeway at Roxbury, Big Al’s, Stor-Mor/White Center and A Place for Pets/Burien. Lafayette Elementary in West Seattle and Southern Heights Elementary in the Highline districts are both holding food drives in early December.

If your school, office, congregation or neighborhood would like to host a food drive, please contact Audrey Zemke at 206-762-2848 or email

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