Join us for a cider pressing to celebrate the end of City Fruit’s 2012 harvest season and support the Volunteers of America Greenwood Food Bank! Bring a bag of food to donate and we’ll fill up your growler or other container with fresh pressed apple cider. Volunteers will be on hand to lead tours of the Food Bank and share information about its programs.
Become a member of City Fruit at this event and take home a complimentary jar of plum jam made up the street at Stumbling Goat Bistro.

MOST NEEDED ITEMS:

Hygiene items (i.e. toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, soap, toilet paper)
Canned meats (i.e. tuna, chicken and salmon)
Canned and boxed meals (i.e. soup, chili, stew, macaroni and cheese)
Peanut Butter
Cereal
Canned Fruits

Directions:
From I-5 North or South, take the Northgate exit (173) and head west on Northgate Way which will turn into 105th Street. Follow 105th to Greenwood Avenue and turn left; the food bank is just before 90th Street on your right.

For more information please visit www.foodday.org.
Please Reblog

A huge thank you to Fred Meyer who donated $10,000 to the Greenwood Food Bank yesterday! You can read more about it at the Phinneywood Blog.

The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG is on May 2nd, which is Wednesday. It’s a one-day event and you can help out Volunteers of America Western Washington and the Greenwood Food Bank. Click on the photo for details. 

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North Seattle friends:

Some awesome businesses in Greenwood/Phinney have food donation bins at their stores which will go to the Greenwood Food Bank. Locations and participating businesses are at the link. 

We have some upcoming volunteer opportunities for our friends in Western Washington. Feel free to read the descriptions below to see if you’d be a good fit:

Volunteer with the DRC
Volunteer opportunities are available with the Dispute Resolution Center’s long-standing program at Monroe Correctional Complex. Opportunities may include assisting, designing or teaching a class, and supporting classes with involvement. Experienced volunteers can direct questions to Ilene Stark: ileneii@msn.com

Data Entry Volunteers Needed for April!
Our Disability Services Program is converting to an electronic database system. We need part-time or full-time data entry volunteers to complete the conversion by April 30th. Please contact WendiLee MacLeod in Volunteer Services at wmacleod@voaww.org or 425.259.3191 (ext.2251)