Providing Pierce County with a reliable food supply since 1982

Emergency Food Network provides 16 million pounds of healthy, nutritious food annually to 70 food banks, hot meal sites and shelters for distribution to low-income families and individuals.

In 2015, more than 1.4 million visits were made to food banks in Pierce County Emergency Food Network aided these visits distributing more than 16 million pounds of food to the programs it serves. Each time a community member walks into a food program with nothing, Emergency Food Network assures they walk out with enough food for nine meals.

For every $1 received, Emergency Food Network distributes $12 worth of food.