CURBSIDE FOOD BANK
Supporting neighbors during the COVID-19 crisis response.
New Food Bank Hours Starting June 15, 2020
Donation Drop Off 9 am - 12 pm | Mon - Fri, except Weds
Curbside Pickup 12 pm - 4 pm | Mon - Fri, except Weds
The food bank continues to be the door that opens to food assistance, social services, referrals, and resources. When life's biggest challenges make an impact, Helpline House can help people to weather crisis, and rebuild lives.
All Bainbridge Islanders are eligible to use the food bank. No income information is needed. Anyone who needs food staples will receive essential groceries. A neighbor's needs can be met weekly with the best foods available.
Thank you, in advance, for practicing social distancing when visiting Helpline House. Staff continues to be vigilant about food safety guidelines, disinfecting counters, doorknobs, and more as well as maintaining 6 feet apart while conducting modified operations.
12 pm - 4 pm | Mon - Fri, except Weds
Curbside pickup includes a prepacked brown bag with a variety of canned and fresh foods.
Weekly Curbside Pickup per Household
New and Existing Shoppers please:
follow signs up the driveway to upper lot
please stay in your car
brown bag content may vary
sorry no substitutions
weekly items will change upon availability
Wait for a staff person to come to your car.
How many in your household: adults and/or kids?
Do you prefer a regular or vegetarian box?
Do you need a Kids' Pantry bag?
That's it! Thanks for your patience. Stay safe!!
SCHEDULE HOME DELIVERY
Home delivery provided by our partners Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) will deliver prepacked nutritious foods to households that are unable to come to the food bank.
Please call IVC directly to arrange for delivery.
For a Helpline House delivery, IVC needs:
your primary contact phone number
your physical address
your availability between M-F, not Wed 12 - 4 pm
household size, including any school age children
your preference for a regular or vegetarian box from Helpline House
Specific Dietary Needs can be arranged with IVC for purchase and delivery. Please coordinate your specific dietary needs, groceries, medicines, etc. with IVC.
LOCAL & STATE NUTRITIONAL MEAL PROGRAMS
GET HELP BUYING GROCERIES WHILE SCHOOL
Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)
For students K - 12 receiving free or reduced price school meals in addition to your EBT's basic food benefits you will automatically receive P-EBT on your EBT card by July 7.
To learn more and apply for P-EBT (deadline Aug 31, 2020)
Go to WashingtonConnection.org
Meals on Wheels Kitsap
Nutrition service for persons age 60+ years young.
Existing and New sign-ups call
360-377-8511 or toll-free at 888-877-8511to pre-order a day in advance for
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Bainbridge Senior Center
370 Brien Drive SE
$3.00/frozen meal or give what you can give.
Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides resources in the form of vouchers to purchase fresh and nutritious fruits, vegetables, edible herbs, honey and nutrition education to eligible senior residents in the state of Washington.
* Printed forms are available at the food bank curbside.
Application Process Continues! as of 7/9/2020
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) enables low-income households to make grocery store food purchases.
Fresh EBT | Food Stamp Balance App is an easy and secure phone app to check your food stamp balance on your phone. Free and available in English and Spanish.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Online Ordering
WA retailers currently accepting online SNAP payments online:
Amazon and Walmart
SNAP Market Match
BIFarmer's Market matches $10 per day per EBT card.
Women Infant and Child (WIC)
is a nutrition program fro pregnant women, new and breastfeeing moms, and children under 5 years old.
The BARN Bites Free Grab & Go Meal Program provides meals to individuals and families experiencing food insecurity as a result of the current crisis.
Sign-up for meals begins Tuesdays, and is first-come, first-served, based on the production availability that week.
The BARN Bites program
ends Friday, July 3, 2020.
"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