MOST
NEEDED:

Canned Chilis

Weekdays (except Wednesdays)

9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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The food bank is the door that also opens to social services, referrals and resources. When life's biggest challenges make an impact Helpline House can help people to weather crisis, and rebuild lives.

Walk-in Weekdays (except Wednesdays) between 9 AM and 3:30 PM to shop the same day. Call (206) 842.7621 or email with any questions.

Eligibility. All Bainbridge Islanders are eligible to use the food bank. No income questions are asked.  If possible, please bring proof of residency such as utility bills in the last 6 months.

Service type. Shoppers select the food they need by household size, everyone's needs are considered to provide the best food possible.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) enables low-income households to make food purchases. 

WIC is a nutrition program fro pregnant women, new and breastfeeing moms, and children under 5 years old.

Meals on Wheels Kitsap is a major provider of nutrition services for elderly persons age 60 years and older in Kitsap County.

The circle of giving grows.

Donate easy to grow veggies such as broccoli or carrots - one row makes a difference.

Interested in our other programs?
Donate or drive essential supplies to
Thanksgiving Service, Holiday Book Nook, Senior Giving Tree

Project Backpack, or Project Happy Birthday

Review the tips below and we'll look forward to hearing from you!

Tips:

Visit the Services page, choose your preferred program

Donate or host a: neighborhood, business, school, club or a grocery store food drive.

Email volunteerservices@helplinehouse.org to coordinate most needed and delivery.

 

Thank you for thinking of Helpline House, your help supports a Healthy & Whole Community!

Donations Gratefully Accepted

FRESH PRODUCE

FISH AND MEATS

Unexpired/frozen

prior to expiration

Commercially

wrapped

DAIRY AND

ALTERNATIVES

Butter/margarine

Milk, yogurt,

cheese, eggs

Milk alternatives

(e.g. soy milk)

BULK FOOD BAGS

Bulk rice bags

Bulk items

Bulk pet food

TEA & COFFEE

Unopened

Unexpired

CANNED/SEALED

FOODS

Canned/packaged

Non-perishable

SINGLE USE ITEMS

For those w/o

kitchens

For school lunches

TOILETRIES

Unused

Any toiletry items

Bagged

Family-sized

portions

Happily accepted

as washed

Unopened

Travel size

is preferred

 

WHAT WE DON'T ACCEPT

  Foods past expiration dates

Homemade or home canned foods

Any product containing alcohol

Meats/fish wrapped or repackaged

at home

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

"In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer." 

 

Thank You to Our Partners & Sponsors

Helpline House Food Bank and Social Services of Bainbridge Island

Helpline House is a community non-profit agency providing an umbrella of social services striving to help our Bainbridge Island neighbors to meet essential needs.  Basic services are provided cost-free, regardless of income.  Needs are defined broadly and not always financial.  Any community member in crisis or in need of consultation is welcome. 

Need after hours or emergency services?

Address

282 Knechtel Way NE

Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Business Hours

Weekdays 9 AM - 5 PM

Food Bank Hours

Weekdays (except Wed.)

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Phone

(206) 842.7621

Email

helpline@helplinehouse.org

Fax

(206) 842-9867

Helpline House has a policy of non-discrimination regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, age, disability or veteran’s status, and is in compliance with all requirements of law and regulations with respect to employment, volunteer participation or service delivery.