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Tonight, more details about the Saturday food distribution that we mentioned earlier, in brief:

West Washington Catholic Community Services (CCSWW) partnered with the United States Department of Agriculture contract recipients Pacific Coast Fruit Company to distribute more than £ 200,000. Farmer Food Boxes for Families weekly until the end of June. CCSWW will partner with parishes in West Washington to distribute food through 25-pound boxes of milk, products and protein in 17 locations.

On Saturday, May 30 Holy Family Parish at 9622 20th Ave SW at the White Center will hold a pop-up pantry and provide 2,250 boxes from 10 am – 2 pm for the general public. Holy Family Parish partnered Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in West Seattle, the local religious community, schools and many more St. Conferences Vincent de Paul to organize volunteers and ensure that families experiencing food insecurity know the pantry.

The Holy Family Parish serves 1,100 families in Greater Seattle. Pastor Fr. Alvarez expressing the great need for lunch boxes, “At the Holy Family Parish, we are in the midst of the communities most affected by unemployment and we are happy to host pop-up kitchens. Because of the pandemic, many people lose their jobs or reduce their work hours and have difficulty paying bills. Food is the last thing they have to worry about and food distribution will greatly help improve their quality of life. “

With more than 170 programs, CCSWW is the largest private social service provider in the state, serving nearly 100,000 people in need each year. Network Organizers and Builders at CCSWW, Erin Maguire expressing his deepest gratitude to all the partners who made this event happen, “With great love, our partners have enthusiastically united in serving their community. We know that the needs are great and I am proud that so many organizations have responded with greater love. “

Practices of physical distance and closure will be followed during shipping and distribution.

This will happen in the parish parking lot. All accepted, no questions asked.

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