Thanksgiving Shopping Nov 25 and 26 by Appointment | Food Bank Closed Nov 28-29

Regular Food Bank Hours

Thanksgiving Service
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2 Types of Service


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Thanksgiving Service offers shopping appointments or grocery store gift certificates. Shoppers sign up between November 18 -22 for their choice of service.  Latecomers receive pre-bagged emergency pantry basics on Wednesday, November 27; the pantry will be closed Nov 28-29.

Every household has a unique ethnic and diet preference. 

Trained volunteers assist local shoppers with holiday food items along with pantry staples.


No specific foods are guaranteed, and all foods and grocery gift certificates are limited on hand.


Proof of Bainbridge Island residence or employment is needed if not already a registered food bank or social work client. No income information is required to use the food bank.

Registration Dates

November 18 through 22

Sign up for a

Grocery Store Gift Certificate 


Book a Shopping Appointment for

November 25 or 26

Most Needed
Monetary Donations are gratefully accepted to help purchase foods and supplement pantry staples at an excellent value.
Grocery Store $30 Gift Cards
Safeway and Town & Country $30 gift cards are used for clients and for food purchases to supplement community donations.
Pantry Staples
Canned Chili, Tuna and Chicken
Hearty soups
Boxed Cereals and Oatmeal
Canned Fruit
Fresh or Frozen Holiday Foods
Due to our limited storage capacity please consider pantry staples.
Donation Drop Off
Monday - Friday | 9:30 AM  - 4 PM
Volunteers gratefully receive pantry staples and holiday foods during business hours. 
Schedule Food Drive Deliveries

A message from the Food Bank manager: The Giving Season


The holiday season is a time of giving to family, friends and charities.  It’s a wonderful time for families and organizations to share with others that are less fortunate, and food drives are a time-honored tradition in the community to help ensure that a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner is available to all.  


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