Donate Food, Clothing, & Items

When you make a donation of food, clothing, or other essential items, neighbors and families gain access to much needed resources. In turn, this can also:

  • reduce anxiety from food and resource insecurity,
  • improve health and well-being,
  • and provide an increased sense of stability.

Scroll down for donation hours and location.

Donation Guidelines for Food

Yes

  • Non-perishable, unopened cans and packages of food
  • Fresh produce

No

  • Opened food
  • Cooked food
  • Homemade baked goods or other products, including canned goods from home
  • Cans that are rusted or dented

Food Wish List

High Protein

  • Canned tuna
  • Canned chicken
  • Beef stew
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned nuts
  • Canned or dry beans
  • Shelf-stable milk

Shelf-Stable Foods

  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Cereal
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Dried Fruit
  • Crackers
  • Cooking herbs and spices

Children’s Favorites

  • Baby food
  • Infant formula (Enfamil preferred)
  • Mac & cheese
  • Canned/boxed juices

Fresh & Canned Foods

  • Fruits (fresh or canned)
  • Vegetables (fresh or canned)
  • Canned soups
  • Canned spaghetti sauce

Donation Guidelines for Clothing & Items

We please ask that all donated items are in either
new or gently used, clean condition.

Yes

  • Bags (for participants to carry items)
  • Car Seats (must never have been in an accident, be less than 5 years old, have harness straps that have not been washed in a washing machine)
  • Clothing for children or adults (seasonally appropriate)
  • Diapers and baby wipes (new, sealed packages)
  • Shoes for children or adults
  • Socks and warm, winter accessories (e.g., hats, scarves, gloves)
  • Strollers
  • Toiletries & hygiene supplies (e.g., razors, shampoo, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, sanitary pads, tampons, condoms, and toilet paper)
  • Toys

No

  • Adult books or magazines
  • Adult bedding (blankets, sheets, bedspreads)
  • Baby walkers
  • Breast pumps
  • Computers/electronics (can be taken to InterConnection at N. 35th and Stone Way N.)
  • Cribs, bassinets, crib bumpers
  • Dirty or worn clothing
  • Furniture
  • High chairs
  • Kitchen items (knives, appliances, etc.)
  • Sleeping bags
  • Stuffed animals

Item Wish List

Diapers (size 6)
Baby wipes
• Children’s toys
• New adult socks

Donation Hours & Locations

Address

1501 North 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98103

Donation Hours*

Monday: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

* If you are donating a large quantity of food, please contact us to schedule a drop off during food bank hours.