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Mill Creek Community Food Bank open, in need of donations

They need cooking oil, canned soup, cereal, bottled juice, canned beans and packaged meal kits like Hamburger Helper

 
Series: Coronavirus | Story 44

Last updated 4/10/2020 at 2:57pm



UPDATED April 10 – There is need for donations at the food bank like: cooking oil, canned soup, cereal, Hamburger Helper type boxed meals, bottled juice, canned beans. If you are able to donate the food bank asks that you bring it to their location any time Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Mill Creek Community Food Bank is still open and offering help through an online ordering form and curbside pickup in light of the spread of the coronavirus.

The change in operations is the food bank’s efforts to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by social distancing.

“Hope Creek is doing our part to keep our food bank customers and volunteers safe from unnecessary germ exposure - which means moving forward, we will be doing online orders ONLY. Follow this link to shop the food bank, and we will do our best to provide you with as much of your wishlist as we can,” according to their Facebook post, March 14.

Here is the link to select a pick-up time of Monday through Saturday: https:// calendly.com/hopecreekcf.

There is also an online ordering form to tell the food bank what you need on the webpage to select a pickup time. Volunteers will pre-shop for groceries and give them to visitors when they arrive. As of April 10, the food bank has started lining up cars based on family size and need to be able to serve people more efficiently. According to their Facebook page, they have seen a 50% increase in people in need.

The food bank is right behind the Gold Creek Community Church building.

The food bank has said they need healthy volunteers over the age of 13. Follow this link to the sign-up page: https:// sugeni.us/cKzx. Volunteers are needed to help with shopping for online ordering, handling order pick-ups and general help. The food bank always needs donations of non-perishable food, hygiene items, and monetary help, especially during this time when many families are facing financial uncertainty from the COVID-19 outbreak. Items must be sealed and unexpired.

They are especially in need of:

-Cooking oil

-Canned soup

-Cereal

-Packaged meal kits (like Hamburger Helper)

-Bottled juice

-Canned beans

Donations can be brought to:

Gold Creek Community Church 4326 148th Street SE., Mill Creek WA, 98012 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Inside main lobby in round donation bins, or behind the building at the food bank site).

 

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