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K5 Home Team Harvest and Safeway Connect Bainbridge Islanders!


K5 Home Team Harvest and Safeway Connect Bainbridge Islanders!

Thank you, Bainbridge Island Safeway customers that gave at the register during the K5

Home Team Harvest effort . Each of you pushed a bag toward record-breaking donations

during your grocery shopping last November and December. Helpline House's food bank

manager revealed, "The Island Safeway customers who purchased $10 bags donated a total

of $63,650 worth of $50 Safeway gift cards for the food bank!"


Thanks to everyone's help and generosity this year, Bainbridge Island's Safeway store

managers and cashiers in partnership with Northwest Harvest, gave gift cards to Helpline

House who passed them directly onto Island households in need, including 163 first-time

families who had never before asked for help. Like many new stories this season, an

emotionally moved woman confided at the curbside food pantry, "Thank you so much. This

helps more than you can imagine."


Your efforts quickly grew to connect K5 Home Team Harvest and Northwest Harvest's new

gift card process that gave neighbors a chance to choose the most useful and meaningful

food to them - offering dignity and flexibility to those facing food insecurity. The gift cards

help avoid hours-long car lines and get shoppers into local grocery stores. The connection of

community continues throughout the distribution process that extends food choices to

families for their nutrition needs or cultural diets.


Helpline House's curbside food bank can help you or your neighbor bridge the gap when a

household's income isn't meeting basic needs. All Bainbridge Islanders are eligible to use the food bank. No income information is necessary from 12 to 4 pm, weekdays, except

Wednesdays. Grocery delivery is available; call our partners at Island Volunteer Caregivers

or visit HelplineHouse.org.

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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. 

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Address

282 Knechtel Way NE

Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

 

Donations

Mon - Fri, except Weds

9 - 11 AM
 

Food Bank Curbside Pickup

Mon - Fri, except Weds

12 PM - 4 PM

Social Work

Remote Services Only Via Phone
Weekdays 9 AM - 5 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.