The Jefferson County Food Bank Association consists of four food banks: Brinnon, Quilcene , Tri-Area and Port Townsend.
The association is the largest and the only in Washington State that manages and serves all county food banks under one umbrella.
The association also assists in providing food to the Hoh and Queet Reservation Food Banks in West Jefferson County.
Jefferson County Food Bank Association is an all-volunteer organization.
It is managed by a board of directors and consists of a manager for each food bank plus a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and members at large.
OUR MISSION - Community Supported by the Jefferson County Food Bank Association serves county residents by providing food to those in need, in an equitable manner, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, ethnic origin, religious affiliation, or mental or physical handicap, while maintaining an attitude and atmosphere that recognizes the dignity of each individual.
The Community of Jefferson County has been exceptionally generous in their support of the food banks:
Each year in October the ministerial association of Jefferson County, sponsors the W.A.V.E. Folks bring food and money to selected churches. Mail carriers have a food drive each year. Churches and other organizations in the county hold fundraisers all year.
The Port Townsend Food Bank supplied with fresh produce from the Port Townsend Food Bank Gardens.
Food is from Food Lifeline, Northwest Harvest and Temporary Emergency Food Assistance program.
OSCAR KNOWS THAT FOOD BANKS MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO EVEN THE SMALLEST AMONG US!THAT EVEN A SMALL DONATION CAN MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE IN HIS LIFE!
If you want to make a difference you can help by making a donation today. This will insure that everyone in our community gets the much needed food. In these trying times of trying to make ends meet it is important to show you care!