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  •        Donating to the Entiat Valley Community Services Food Bank can be easy and inexpensive - Please read here

  •        You can donate food, non-food items, or funds - all help us feed and provide services to people in need

  •        Interested in holding a food or non-food drive? Please read here  to learn more ​along with some helpful tips and      

              facts that can inspire others to give!

Attention Hours of Operation: WED, THU, FRI 9am - Noon

Donations of items, product and food donations are being taken during operating hours and arrangements for delivery of other donated items are by phone call.  Please check our website and this page for updates on EVCSFB dates and times.

 

Currently you may bring donated items and food directly to the Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank Resource Center during operating hours. Please call EVCSFB to make arrangements for delivery of donations before delivering (509) 888-3999.

2084 Entiat Way, Entiat, WA 98822

​During EVCS Resource Center Hours of Operation: (schedule is posted at the Resource Center)

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays ....... 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 

Call EVCSFB to drop off donations of food and non food items during the week from 9 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday. The office is open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and closed weekends. You may also call (509) 888-3999 to make arrangements for delivery of donations.

 

Please check our monthly 'Wish List' ​for items that we especially need!​

 

 How to make cash donations - 

  You may send your check payable to EVCSFB . . . . to:

Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank

PO Box 697

Entiat, WA 98822

OR

Click Donate Now below to donate directly to the Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank

Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank is a 501 c 3 nonprofit charitable service organization and is registered with

Washington State Charity Program. Our nonprofit EIN identification number is: 26-0901943

Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank is a Gold-level GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating its commitment to transparency.​

 

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Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank is grateful for the generosity of our donors, and is committed to being a good steward

of  your support. We can stretch every dollar donated, $6.00 provides nine meals and 97 percent of our resources go towards programs

to help our neighbors in need.  This efficiency has earned Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank the distinct honor of receiving the

GuideStar Exchange Gold-level Certificate, and in 2012, we received the Red Cross Hometown Heroes Award. We are also registered with

Washington Sate Charity Program and Washington State Combined Fund. Thus, we are demonstrating our committment to transparency and ensuring that we will continue to fight hunger, poverty, homelessness and feed hope.

In addition to making a financial donation, you can also support EVCSFB hosting a food or fund drive, donating food or non-food items, volunteering, support a special event.  We thank you in advance for your generosity, any way you give helps us help those we serve.

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In-Kind Donations - EVCSFB gives away 3,000 - 4,800 pounds of food every month.

EVCSFB feeds about 200 - 500 families per month. Our stock of meat, groceries, household and personal care itesm has about a two-week rotation. We often run out of important items. Please help! We sincerely appreciate and welcome your donations of:

 

Foods:

Canned proteins - tuna, chicken, canned meats all types

Canned quick fix meals - Pasta with meat, Frozen dinners or entrees', Dried pasta dishes, Stew, Chili, Mac n Cheese, Soups, Ramen Noodles

Fruits and Vegetables - Canned, Frozen, Dried or Fresh

Dairy - Eggs, Milk, Yogurt

Juices - all types

Cereals - boxed cereals, rice, oats, Farina, Cream of Rice

Meal expanders - Hamburger Helper, Mash Potatoes, Tuna or Chicken Helper, Rice a Roni

Meat - Fresh ground beef, whole or parts Chicken, Pork, Turkey

Fresh Produce - Apples, peaches, plums, berries, cherries, tomatoes, potatoes, greens, all types

Baby food - formulas, cereals, baby food, juices

Special Diets - Sugar-free and Salt-free foods, Splenda

 

Personal Items:

Soap

Toilet Paper

Diapers - all ages, for children and adults

Hygiene products - feminine, deodarant, toothbrushes, brushes, combs, toothpaste, denture cleaners, razors, shaving cream

Shampoo & conditioners

Dish and Laundry Soaps

 

Clothing, Household and Furniture Donations

Your donations of useable men's, women's, and children's clothing and shoes are greatly needed and appreciated. We especially need winter clothing for our 'Snug As A Bug' program, such as coats, mittens, snowsuits, snow boots, gloves, sweaters, vests, hats, and scarves for children, adults and seniors.  We accept sleeping bags, blankets, Afghans, lap blankets, quilts, towels, wash clothes, pot holders, curtains and bedding.

Our 'Bundles of Joy' program accepts donations of baby blankets, layettes, diapers, bedding and baby clothing. We are in need of Career Clothing in our 'Career Closet' for our Employment Options Program, such as suits, ties, dress shoes, dresses, and business attire for job interviews. Donations are welcomed at EVCSFB of donated clothing, please make sure that your donation of clothing is washed (or dry cleaned), clean and in good condition.

 

Household and Kitchen Items are always in demand, especially fans, air conditioners, cookware, small crockpots and microwaves. We also accept other miscellaneous household items and gently use furniture. We accept tents, backpacks, camping stoves and utensils to help our homeless clients,  and cribs and baby furniture to help families with new borns that are in good clean useable condition.

 

Children Items, Toys, Back Packs and School Supplies

Donations of children's toys, games, back packs, totes, school supplies are welcomed. The donations provide children school supplies through our 'School Tools' program for children to be ready for school in the fall, back packs provide 'KnaPaks' for week-end meals for children and toys provide children gifts in our Christmas giving program 'Toys For Needy Kids'.  Games, shelving, totes and toys provide children activities in our Youth Center the 'Tigers Den'. We are very interested in good used or new bean bags, small tables and chairs, Wii games, DVD's, music, books, cards, activity books, crayons, paper, construction paper, water colors, craft paints, art and craft supplies, colored pencils, paint brushes, VHS children and family movies, puzzles, games and game tables such as foosball, pool table, arcade, air hockey for youth and adult social activites.

If you believe you have this equipment or supplies you would want to donate please call EVCSFB at 509-888-3999 or email us at evcsfb@nwi.net.

 

Equipment Donations

We are very interested in obtaining good new or used supplies, warehouse, office, medical, kitchen service and grocery store equipment. The new facility needs are constantly growing and changing to meet the needs of our community.  If you have equipment, furniture or supplies to donate that you believe would be of use to EVCSFB, please call 509-888-3999 or email us at evcsfb@nwi.net.

 

List of Items Needed:

Shelving - metal and wood (each shelf must hold up to 300 lbs)

Cleaning supplies and tools

Dishes, glasses, cups, silverware

Folding tables and chairs

Stair Lift to transfer cases of food from the basement to the food bank on the first floor. (Needs to be at least 15 feet and have a remote)

Steel Exterior Door with frame ( Must be 36 ' wide - handicap accessible)

Paper products, cups, plates, bowls, plastic silverware, napkins, coffee filters, paper towels, toilet paper

Coolers, cookers, crockpots (lrg)

A power washer would be nice to clean trash cans, entry ways and vehicles.

 

List of Office Supply Items Needed:

Copy paper (letter and legal size)

Colored copy paper

Toner Cartridges for printers

Envelopes #10

Postage Stamps

Greeting Cards

Poster Paper

Notebooks (College Ruled)

Folders

File folders (letter size)

Hanging file folders (letter size)

File tabs and dividers

Pens and pencils

Garbage sacks

 

List of Items Needed To Serve Clients:

Plastic Bags to pack food items for clients

Gas Cards for volunteer drivers to take clients to medical appointments, meals, shelters, and delivery food boxes.

Medical Supplies and Equipment for the free Regional Health Clinic

Gloves Vinyl, Non Latex (All sizes)

Medical Mobile Equipment for clients - crutches, diabetes testing strips and equipment, wheelchairs, blood pressure monitors, wheelchair lifts or ramps for cars, walkers, handicap grab bars for showers, etc, and all other mobile medical assistant equipment. We do not have room for medical beds or large equipment in our facility, however, we can reference people in need of your donation and make arrangements to pick up or delivery such items.

 

You may deliver donations to the center anytime or call to make arrangements to deliver at 509-888-3999 or email us at evcsfb@nwi.net. 

Cash Donations can be made by mailing a check payable to Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank, you can set up a monthly electronic funds transfer from your savings or checking account, or make a donation with your credit card online through the link on our Donate page.

For every dollar you give to EVCSFB, 97 percent goes directly to food and services for people we serve and on costs to keep the resource center running, such as rent, utilities, and vehicles. This helps provide meals, school supplies, direct-services, transportation, food and with operating expenses.  EVCSFB is an all volunteer organization, we have No paid staff. We take pride in keeping our costs low to provide services and food through your donations for our thousands of needy neighbors. See what your tax deductable donation provides - read here.

Services and Programs

Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank offers over 30 direct-services free to our neighbors in need. We provided services to over 7600 people, including 5600 food in 2013. Those programs included transportation to medical appointments for elderly through TRIPS, employment skills, resume' writing in our Employment Options and Summer Meals for Kids during the summer. To find out more about our programs and services we offer, click here.

 

Events, Activities and Workshops

Throughout the year EVCSFB provides free events and activites for children, adults and elderly to participate in. Our annual Easter Egg Hunt provides children 0 - 10 a fun event to find eggs, and participate in a coloring contest. Adults also particpate in an egg rolling contest. 

Spirit of Giving Fest, provides people and children a holiday dinner, crafts to make and take, Santa visit and music. Our 'Giving Tree' allows the public to pick a tag to adopt a child, senior, individual or family in our Adopt-A Program, which provides gifts, toys and holiday food boxes.  Each year our Health & Wellness Fair provides information to families, elderly, homeless and disabled about housing, shelters, landlord/tennant laws, wills, reverse mortgage, finances, budgeting, benefit and veterans services in addition to health issues, health care, nutrition educations and healthy lifestyles. All of our events and activities are free and open to the public, anyone can come. We also provide social activities, workshops and educational classes through out the year. To read more about our events and activities, click here.

Because Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank is a 501 (c) (3) public charity, the value of your donations is tax deductible allowed by law.

Your donations are more than 97% applied directly to our neighbors every week to meet the overwhelming needs of our community. Any

help you can give will be greatly appreciated. It is due to the generosity of kind heartedness of individuals and businesses that we are able

to provde assistance to people seeking food and services.      

 

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EVCSFB

Celebrating Over 30 years Of Service.

1985 - 2017

"Serving Those In Need"

Celebrating Over 30 Years of
Serving Those In Need- Changing Lives with Hope, Health and Help

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PO Box 697 - Entiat, WA 98822 - 509-888-3999 - evcsfb@nwi.net

Entiat  Valley Community Services FoodBank is a non-profit public charitable service tax-exempt organization under IRS Code 501 (c) (3) and is registered in Washington State Public Charity Program. Participates in Washington State Combined Fund Campaign (designation #1480537). Will provide Federal tax identification information upon request. Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.