Where To Donate Produce

Below are tables organized by geographical area.  

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Central Seattle

Organization
Contact Info
When to Donate
Produce Favorites
Produce To Avoid
Notes
722 18th Ave 206.812.4940 (Sumeet)
T, Th, F: 8am - 4pm Wed: 8am - 12pm
Corn, green beans, collard greens & mustard greens
Cooking apples
Chicken Soup Brigade (Lifelong)
210 S. Lucile St. 206.957.1667 (Zeke)
M, Th: 8am-12pm
Carrots, zucchini, hearty produce for home delivery (roots, herbs, beans)
Soft fruit, produce with short shelf-life
Drop-off at delivery bay in back of building
Food Bank at St. Mary's
611 20th Ave S 206.324.7100 ext. 23 (Umair)
M-F: 9am-1pm
All
Prefer items in boxes or bags. Drop off in alley between Lane St. and Weller St. on 20th Ave.
W: 10am-2pm Sat & Sun: 10am-1pm
All
Jewish Family Services Food Bank
1601 16th Ave across from 7-eleven, white sliding door, ring bell
M/T-9-4, W 1-4, Th-9-12, F 12:30-3:30. Prefer Mon/Tues
Tomatoes, cucumbers
Not too many greens
Amy Glasser 206-726-3632
Salvation Army Food Bank, Capitol Hill
1101 Pike St Felicia 206-442-8393 or Quinnen 206-442-8379
M-F 9am-3pm pref M or F
All
Park along street, off load delivery into the business garage. Closed weekends; produce received later in the week should be hearty enough to hold in cooler until Tuesday.
YWCA Central Area Food Bank
2820 E Cherry St 206.375.1496 (Nichelle)
W: 9am - 12pm
Berries, lettuce, garlic
Asian Counseling & Referral Service (ACRS) Food Bank
919 S King St 206.292.5714 (Karen)
W & F: 8am - 11am
Asian greens, green onions, kohlrabi, zucchini, garlic, spinach, cucumbers, carrots, cilantro & kale
Yellow squash, cooking apples
Chief Seattle Club
410 2nd Ave Extension S 206.292.6214 (Fran)
Sun-Sat 7am-2pm
All
Drop off anytime.
Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC)
607 3rd Ave (Lyon Building)
M-F: 9:30am-4:30
All
Prefer items in boxes or bags.
OPERATION: Sack Lunch (Compass Center)
210 Alaskan Way S 206.474-1110 (Taran or Kellie)
M-F: 9:30am-4pm
Tomatoes, carrots, all
Sat/Sun call ahead.
Mary's Place Meal Program
1830 9th Ave 206.621.8474
M-F: 8am - 3:30pm
Collards & asst greens, Pears and plums
Large quantities of squash
Please call ahead; larger quantities of fewer items preferred; load/unload zone in front
Mary's Place Meal Program (Emergency Family Shelter)
314 Bell St 206.621.8474
M-F: 5pm - 7am Sat/S: 24 hours
Pike Market Food Bank
1531 Western Ave #P 206.626.6462 (Stella)
Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri: 9am 4pm Wed: 9am-6pm
Leafy green veggies; herbs; Asian crops
Email or call in advance preferred. Stella@pmsc dtfb.org; Vienna@pmsc-dtfb.org. 5th floor of Pike Place Market Parking garage. Drop offs in the garage or on Western Avenue.
FareStart
700 Virginia Street, Seattle WA, 98101 Danny Barksdale (206) 306-3817
M-F 8am-4pm
All
Pull into alley off Virginia st in between 7th and 8th ave and park next to garage door. Please rinse donations as able.
Puget Sound Labor Agency Food Bank
2800 1st Ave, Rm 126 206- 448-9277 510.381.1775 (William)
M: 8am - 11am Th: 9am-12pm
Bok choy, peppers, celery, cauliflower, beans, leafy greens, herbs, tomatoes, garlic, potatoes, broccoli
Squash
Please call ahead. All deliveries are made in the alley (entrance on Clay between 1st & 2nd)
Recovery Café
2022 Boren Ave 206.374.8731 (Brian)
T-Sat: 10am-3pm
Greens, squash, herbs, all of it!
Salvation Army William Booth Center Meal Program
811 Maynard Ave S 206.287.0125 (ask for kitchen)
M, Th: Morning, afternoon
Swiss chard, kale, collard greens, leeks, green onions and peppers of
Prefer items in boxes (can break down and return them at time of delivery)
YouthCare Orion Center
1828 Yale Ave (206) 622-5555 (Sierra)
M-F
All

North East Seattle

Organization
Contact
When to Donate
Produce Favorites
Produce to Avoid
Notes
5050 8th Ave NE
206.930.6005 (John)
F: 8-10:30am
3841 NE 123rd St
206.538.6567 (Darcy) Darcy: darcy@
hungerintervention.org
or Bryn: bryn@
hungerintervention.org
M-F: 10am-4pm
Greens of any kind, stone fruit, berries, herbs
Advanced notice of donations is always preferred so that we can best incorporate the produce into upcoming meals.
Peas, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, zucchini, carrots, peppers, Herbs (pre-portioned)
Lettuce/Greens, unusual varietals (patty pan squash, lemon cucumber)
At Bitter Lake, produce should be weighed on site.
M, T: before 3pm
Don't need more than 10 lbs of one item.
Leafy greens, fresh flowers, tomatoes, and herbs
Wilty greens, green potatoes, and other “grade b” fresh veg
Prefer vegetables clean and dry, packaged as in the grocery store (twist ties for green vegetables, boxes or clear cases for tomatoes).
2500 NE 54th St
(206) 204-1411 (Sierra)
M-F: 9am - 5pm
Tuesdays preferred
All
17837 Aurora Ave N,
Shoreline, WA 98133
206.440.7300 (James)
M/T: 8:30am - 5pm
2nd & 4th Wed, 8:30am-10:30am
Tomatoes, peppers, garlic, greens, cilantro, carrots, beets, green beans, onions, broccoli, cabbage, leeks, patty pans
Cooking apples
Deliver in boxes; please drop off produce before distribution times

North West Seattle

Organization
Contact
When to Donate
Produce Favorites
Produce to Avoid
Notes
5130 Leary Ave NW
206-372-2562
M/Th: 9-6:30
T/W: 9-3:30
Greens, herbs, garlic
Back parking lot, big garage gate.
Wash produce if possible.
Bundled is best but not necessary.
1501 N 45th St
Sarah Maness 206-694-6723
T-W: 9-2
Th-10-5:30
Fri-9-11
All, dark leafy greens
Onions, potatoes
525 N 85th St
206-297-0875
M-F: 8-4:30
All
Check in at front desk; they will direct you to the kitchen
St. John United Lutheran
5515 Phinney Ave N
T: 1pm - 3pm
W: 9am - 11am
Anything green, yellow, orange, red.
Onions, potatoes
Enter kitchen through door in rear parking lot
7500 Greenwood Ave N
206.784.7964
M-Th: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Food bank can be accessed through church parking lot off N 76th St (bring to office if closed)
Silvercrest Senior Residences
9543 Greenwood Ave N
206.706.0855 (Jenny)
M-F: 8am-2pm
All
Please call ahead.

South East Seattle

Organization
Contact
When to Donate
Produce Favorites
Produce to Avoid
Notes
1915 4th Ave S
206.923.7457 (Jacob)
M-F: 7am-3pm
Fruit, Asian greens like bok choy
Carrots, potatoes, onions
Drop off at warehouse loading dock on 3rd Ave S
2524 16th Ave S
206.957.4634 (Meagan or Sylvia)
M: 10am – 5pm
T: 10am – 5pm
W: 10am. – 6:30 pm
Th: 10am- 5pm
F: 10am- 5pm
Carrots, bok choy, broccoli,
cauliflower, peas, celery, cabbage,
sweet potatoes, tomatoes, collard greens
Apples
Ideally, box produce, sorted by type.
Identify herbs/produce that may be difficult to identify
1531 13th Ave S
206-320-6600 (Stacy)
Any Day: 8am - 8pm
Greens, all
4205 Rainier Ave S
206.723.4105 (James or Otis)
T/Th/F: 7:30am - 2pm
W/Sat: 7:30am - 12pm
Bok choy & other Asian greens, tomatoes, lettuce, squash & herbs
Cooking apples
Deliver in bags or boxes, or schedule a pickup
4008 MLK Way S
206.721.0243
W: 9am-2pm
Greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, broccoli
Please call first to verify they can accommodate donations
5972 4th Ave S
Katie Moriarty 206-686-5260
Tue-Fri: 8am-2pm
Onions and potatoes
Deliver in bags or boxes; we'll repack as needed

South West Seattle

Organization
Contact
When to Donate
Produce Favorites
Produce to Avoid
Notes
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M: 10am-1pm
Tomatoes, carrots, lettuce, green beans & peppers
Cooking apples
Deliver in boxes
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W/Th/F: 8am-12pm
All
Deliver in boxes – sorted by type or mixed
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M-Th: 9am - 3pm
All
Put produce in boxes if possible. Come to the front office and ask for Bill Talbot.
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M-Th: 8am - 3:30pm
F: 8am - 12pm
Asian greens, eggplant, carrots, herbs, green beans etc
Arugula, lettuce, bolted greens
Bundle loose items together, wash/ trim roots if possible
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M-Th 9-3
Wed: 9-7
F: 9-12
Earlier in the week is better.
All
Please call ahead. Bundled preferred but not required.
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M-Th: 9am-5pm
All
Please call ahead
851 Houser Way N A,
Renton, WA 98057
(425) 277-0300
M-Th: 8am-2:30pm
F: 8am-1pm