array of fruits and vegetables

Are you on one of the Pierce College campuses and need emergency food?

Food Pantry – Pierce College Fort Steilacoom

Cascade Building, 4th floor by cafeteria 
9404 Farwest Dr. SW  
Lakewood, WA 98498
253-915-3656

Mon–Fri: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

  • Open to any/all students 

  • Nourish can stock the pantry 

  • Non-perishables and canned goods are available 

  • Bags are supplied if you do not bring any 

  • See the Maps and Directions web page for a Fort Steilacoom campus and Cascade Building map

Food Pantry – Pierce College Puyallup

College Center, Connection Cafe 
1601 39th Ave SE 
Puyallup, WA 98374
253-840-8487

Mon–Fri: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Open to any/all students 

  • Nourish can stock the pantry 

  • Non-perishables and canned goods are available 

  • Bags are supplied if you do not bring any 

  • See the Maps and Directions web page for a Puyallup campus and College Center building map

Nourish Mobile Food Bank – Pierce College Fort Steilacoom

Parking Lot D 
9404 Farwest Dr. SW 
Lakewood, WA 98498
253-383-3164

Tue: 1–3 p.m.

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need is turned away 

  • Weekly rotating stock of non-perishables, canned goods, vegetables, fruits, bread, eggs, frozen protein, and sweets 

  • Bags are supplied if you do not bring any 

  • See the Maps and Directions web page for a map of Fort Steilacoom campus parking lots 


Nourish Mobile Food Bank – Pierce College Puyallup 

Arts and Allied Health Building 
1601 39th Ave. SE 
Puyallup, WA 98374
253-383-3164

Mon: 1–3 p.m. 

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household  

  • No one in need is turned away 

  • Weekly rotating stock of non-perishables, canned goods, vegetables, fruits, bread, eggs, frozen protein, and sweets 

  • Bags are supplied if you do not bring any 

  • See the Maps and Directions web page for a map of Puyallup campus parking lots 

Are you low-income and want to apply for food stamps?

Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Basic Food/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

This program helps low-income people make ends meet by providing monthly benefits to buy food.

Are you pregnant, a new or breastfeeding mother, or have a child under the age of five and need help feeding your family?

Department of Health Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

This program helps improve the health of mothers and children by providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, monthly checks for healthy food, and health screenings and referrals.

Are you a senior or disabled and need food delivered to your home?

Catholic Community Services Home-Delivered Meals Program

This program offers frozen home-delivered meal for older persons who are unable to leave their home to shop or prepare meals. The meals are prepared with the special dietary needs of seniors in mind and are adaptable to a variety of special diets. There are 30 entrees and five breakfast choices. There is a suggested $2 contribution for each meal, but no eligible person will be denied meals if unable to contribute.

  • Call 253-474-1300 

  • Visit the Pierce County website for eligibility requirements and benefits information

Lutheran Community Services Northwest Meals-On-Wheels

The Meals on Wheels at Lutheran Community Services offers frozen home-delivered meals to seniors and disabled people. This program has no age restriction and is available to anyone who is unable to get to the store or has trouble cooking for themselves. There is a choice of 22 different frozen lunch / dinner menu items and four choices for breakfast.

Mom’s Meals

A USDA-approved and inspected fresh food preparation and delivery business dedicated to providing nutritionally sound, fresh meals. Mom's Meals prepares, packages and ships fresh, ready-to-heat and eat meals directly to customers. Clients have their choice of up to 50 diabetic-appropriate breakfast, lunch and dinner meal options for each delivery, including culturally diverse meals.

Are you an immigrant who is ineligible for federal benefits and need help feeding yourself or your family?

Food Assistance Program

Provides benefits to immigrants who are not eligible for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) solely because of immigration status.

Are you looking for free food from a food bank?

Lakewood Resources 


Fort Lewis 
Bread of Life Food Bank


8810 Lawndale Ave. SW

Lakewood 98498
253-582-2515 

Thu: 1–5 p.m.

  • Serves Fort Lewis and McChord and zip codes 98303, 98327, 98388, 98433m 98438, 98439, 98498 & 98499 

  • Requires proof of address and EBT card and proof for all household members
  • Closed beginning of July and Christmas-to-New Year's holidays 


Lakewood Lakes NOURISH


United Methodist Church at Lakewood

6900 Steilacoom Blvd. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
253-581-1116

Mon: 2–6 p.m.
Wed and Fri: 1–5 p.m.  

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need will be turned away 


Prince of Peace


10333 Bridgeport Way SW

Lakewood, WA 98499
253-584-2565

Tue: 12–3 p.m. 

  • Need proof of address and proof of household members (IDs, report cards, etc.) 


Puyallup Resources


Graham / S. Hill NOURISH


Holy Disciples Church
10425 187th St. E.

Puyallup, WA 98374
253- 846-3805 

Mon and Fri: 
10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Wed: 
2–6 p.m.

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need will be turned away 


All Saints Community Services


204 6th Ave., SW

Puyallup, WA 98371
253-848-2000 

Mon–Thur: 
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 
1–3 p.m.

  • Call or visit the office to enroll in our food bank delivery program 

  • Home food deliveries available once every 30 days 

  • Must reside in Puyallup area (zip codes 98371-4)


Salvation Army


4009 9th St., SW

Puyallup, WA 98373
253-841-1491

Mon and Tue: 
9–11 a.m., 1–2:30 p.m.

Thu: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

  • Walk-in OK 

  • Please bring ID 


Puyallup FISH


110 23rd St.

Puyallup, WA 98371
253-848-5240

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri: 
12–3 p.m.

Last Thu of month: 
5:30 p.m.

  • Appointment necessary 

  • No walk-ins 

  • Park on street 

  • Limited space so be on time 

  • Services zip codes 98352, 98360, 98371, 98372, 98373, 98374, 98375 or 98360

Other Pierce County Resources


Bonney Lake, WA

Bonney Lake Food Bank
18409 Veteran's Memorial Dr. E
Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253- 863-4043

Tue–Fri: 
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tue and Fri: 5–7 p.m.

  • Last walk-ins must arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to close 

  • Proof of address and photo ID required 

Brown’s Lake, WA

Browns Point NOURISH

Browns Point UMC

5339 Browns Point Blvd NE
Brown’s Point, WA 98422
253- 886-2463 

Fri: 4:30–6 p.m.

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need will be turned away. 


Buckley, WA

Buckley Kiwanis Food Bank
Buckley, WA 98321
253- 266-7309

Wed: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fri: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • White River School District only 

  • If new, bring ID, proof of residence in WRSD and ID for other household members
Bread of Life

Buckley, WA 98321
360- 897-9005

Tue: 5–7 p.m.

Wed and Fri: 
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Eatonville, WA

Eatonville Family Agency

305 W. Center St.

Eatonville, WA 98328
360-832-6805

Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri: 
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Closed lunch hour

  • Eatonville school district residents 

  • Proof of address, photo ID and household member proof required 

Living Word Assembly of God (St. Joseph Storehouse)

540 Eatonville Hwy W.

Eatonville, WA 98328
360- 832-4220 

Tue: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Bring ID if new

Edgewood, WA

Edgewood Community NOURISH

Mountain View Lutheran Church

3607 122 Ave. E., Suite B

Edgewood, WA 98372
253-826-4654 

Thu: 
3:30–6:30 p.m.

Sat: 
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need will be turned away.
Fife/Edgewood/Milton

St Martin's Catholic Church
253-922-0960 

Mon, Wed and Fri: 
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
(Must call for appointment) 

  • Must call prior to pick up 

  • Appointments between 12:30 and 2 p.m. 

  • If new, picture ID and proof of local residency needed 


Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor FISH

4425 Burnham Dr.

Gig Harbor, WA 98332 
253-858-6179 

Mon and Fri: 
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 pm

Wed and Thu: 
9:30 am to 6 p.m.

  • Serves Gig Harbor/Key Peninsula residents only  

  • Picture ID and proof of residence necessary 

  • Also provides household items and clothing

Graham, WA

Harvest House Food Bank 
25713 70th Ave, E. 
Graham, WA 98338
360-893-4203 

Sat: 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Anyone is welcome to receive food once a week 

  • Check-in is located in the main auditorium building

Lakebay, WA

Key Peninsula Community Services

17015 9th St. Ct KPN

Lakebay, WA 98349
253- 884-4440 

Tue, Thu and Fri: 
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 12:45– 2 p.m.

Wed: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., 12:45–5:45 p.m.

  • Provides food to low income Peninsula residents 

  • Photo ID and letter with name on it required 

  • Can visit once per month 

  • Break closet open until 4 p.m. on Food Bank days

Key Peninsula, WA

NOURISH Mobile Bank 
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 
12521 134th Ave., KPN 
Key Peninsula, WA 98329

Fri: 4:30–6:30 p.m.


Orting, WA

Orting

224 Washington Ave. SE
Orting, WA 98360
360-893-0095 

Mon: 3–6 p.m.

Wed: 12–3 p.m.

Fri: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Food distributed by appointment only 

  • Call for openings 

  • Must be low income and live in the 98360 zip code or anyone in the Orting School District 

  • Provides home delivery to temporarily or permanently homebound seniors and disabled adults

Parkland, WA

Parkland First Baptist Church

11222 10th Ave., S.

Parkland, WA 98444
253-535-1293 

Tue and Thu: 
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thu: 4–6 p.m. 
for students or day-job people

  • Provides food items to people living in zip codes 98387, 98444, 98445, 98446 and 98447 

  • Must have Washington State ID and two pieces of documents verifying proof of current address 

  • Allowed one visit per month

Roy, WA

NOURISH Mobile Bank 
Near Chevron 
403 McNaught Rd St. 
Roy, WA, 98580

Wed and Fri: 
1–3 p.m. 

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need will be turned away

Spanaway, WA


NOURISH Mobile Bank
Bethel HS

22215 38th Ave.,
E 
Spanaway, WA 98387 

Wed: 4:30–6:30 p.m.

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need will be turned away
NOURISH Mobile Bank
Former Spanaway Elementary School
Pacific Ave & 166th
Spanaway, WA 98387

Tue: 4:30–6:30 p.m.

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need will be turned away
We Love Steilacoom Association

Steilacoom Food Pantry

1314 Nisqually

Fort Steilacoom, WA 98388
253-581-1076 

2nd Wed and 4th Sat: 
10–11:30 a.m.
(Call for appointment) 

  • Must live within the Historical Steilacoom School District boundaries 

  • Also serves DuPont, Anderson Island and some 98498 

  • Clients must call after 9 a.m. to reserve a spot 

  • Emergency bags are provided during the month for those experiencing a temporary crisis 


Sumner, WA

Sumner Community Food Bank

15625 Main St. E

Sumner, WA 98390
253-581-1076 

(By appointment)

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri: 
12:30–3 p.m.

Thu: 5–7 p.m. 

  • Must live in Sumner or Lake Tapps, 98390 or 98391 

  • Call in morning 9:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. to pick up 

  • Bring proof of address and picture ID

Tacoma, WA

NOURISH Pierce County
1702 South 72nd St, Ste E
Tacoma, WA 98408

Administration Offices
253-383-3164

Jackson Street NOURISH

St. Andrews Episcopal Church

7410 S. 12th St.

Tacoma, WA 98465
253- 383-3164 

Last Wed of month: 
5–7 p.m.

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need will be turned away
St. Leo Food Connection

1323 S. Yakima
Tacoma – Hilltop, 98405
253-863-2253 

Tue: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Wed: 3–6 p.m.

Fri: 10 a.m to 12 p.m.

  • Need to bring picture ID and proof of address 

  • Serves Sumner School District and homeless 

St. Leo Food Connection

1323 S. Yakima

Tacoma – Hilltop, WA 98405
253-383-5048 

Tue: 10–11 a.m., 11:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m., 4–5:30 p.m.
Wed: 10–11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Thu: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 4–5:30 p.m.
Fri: 10–11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sat: 10–11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

  • Serves Pierce County residents 

  • Bring verification of household members and a bag or box in which to carry foodstuff
Allen AME Church

Allen Food Pantry

1223 MLK Jr. Way

Tacoma – Hilltop, WA 98405
253-572-5733 

Tue and Thu: 10 a.m to 1 p.m.

  • Anyone served 

  • Picture ID required 

  • Non-food, personal items if available
Tacoma - Hilltop

New Jerusalem Food Bank
253-572-6785 

2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th, Sat: 
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Clothing bank 

  • Spanish spoken
My Sister's Pantry

621 Tacoma Ave.

Tacoma – Hilltop, WA 98402
253-627-1186 

1st and 3rd Mon: 
5–7 p.m.

4th Sat: 
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Distributes groceries, produce and pastries 

  • Serves a hot meal 

  • Has a clothing bank available
NOURISH

Mason United Methodist Church

2710 N. Madison

Tacoma – Northwest, WA 98407
253-756-4974 

Wed: 12–4 p.m. 
Sat: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need will be turned away
Salvation Army

1501 - Sixth Ave.

Tacoma – Central, WA 98405
253-572-8452 

Mon and Tue: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Thu and Fri: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Must apply in person 

  • If the application is completed and turned in by 2:30 p.m. will be seen the same day 

  • Photo ID, Social Security card and proof of residency needed
Bounty Food Bank

5634 S. Park Ave.

Tacoma – South, WA 98408
253-475-7098 

Mon: 9–11 a.m. 

  • Picture ID and proof of residence required

S.E. Tacoma NOURISH

1704 E. 85

Tacoma - East/Southeast, WA 98445
253-531-4530 

Mon and Fri: 11 a.m to 4 p.m.

Wed: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • New clients asked for name, birthday, address, zip code and names and birthdays of others in your household 

  • No one in need will be turned away
Elouise Cooking Pot Food Bank

3543 E. McKinley

Tacoma - East, WA 98404
253-426-1994 

Tue: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Thu: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Fri: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Sat: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • ID required 

  • Food, household items, hygiene products, baby items, pet food 

  • Specialize in ethnic food 

  • Will deliver to seniors and people who are disabled 

  • Weekly home delivery possible for the most vulnerable population
Jackson Street Food Bank

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

7410 S. 12th St.

Tacoma - West, WA 98465
253-564-4402 

Last Wed of month: 5–7 p.m. 

  • Located in the church basement 

  • No need for proof of ID or proof of need but must give zip and size of the family 

  • 3-day supply of food provided depending on the size of family
Bikers Against Statewide Hunger

118 - 141 St. Ct. S.
Tacoma, WA 98444
253-531-9600 

Wed and Thu: 10 a.m to 2 p.m.

  • Walk in and some home delivery 

  • Must sign up 

  • Require a current month's utility bill or bank statement with address to verify residency, no exceptions
(Special Diet)

Tacoma Seventh Day Adventists
Community Services

3108 Portland Ave. 

Tacoma, WA 98402
253-272-8289 

Mon–Thu: 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

  • Provides food baskets only for people on special diets who cannot get the food they need from regular food banks 

  • Serves people who have special dietary needs, cancer, AIDS or diabetic patients whose needs aren't met at a food pantry

Tillicum/Woodbrook, WA

Community Center Food Bank

14919 Washington Ave., SW

Tillicum / Woodbrook, WA 98498
253-584-1280 

Mon, Wed and Fri: 1–2 p.m.

  • Serves Tillicum and Woodbrook residents only 

  • Bring proof of residency and ID or SS cards for all household members 

  • Make appointment between 9 and 11 a.m. to schedule same-day pickup between 1 and 2 p.m.


University Place, WA

Families Unlimited Network

2610 Sunset Dr., W.

University Place, WA 98466
253-460-3134

Tue: 12–3 p.m.
Thu: 3:30–5 p.m. 
Sat: 10 a.m to 12 p.m.

  • Serves Pierce County residents 

  • Must bring picture ID and proof of residence 

  • May use once per month