Events

Nov
28
Tue
#GivingTuesday
Nov 28 all-day

 

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday!
We have two days for getting deals and now we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.

Mark your calendar for November 28! Join millions around the world coming together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

Help Emergency Food Network give food to our neighbors in need by making a donation on #GivingTuesday.

Don’t want to wait until November 28? You can make a donation to EFN now!

 

 

Nov
29
Wed
Fallen Officers Food Drive @ Lakewood Police Department
Nov 29 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm

This year’s Fallen Officer Food Drive will be November 29, from 6:00 am – 6:00 pm. Bring your non-perishable food donation to help support Emergency Food Network.

New this year: A Blood Drive has been added to this year’s Food Drive from 11:30 am – 5:30 pm.

We hope to see you all there!

Can’t make it on the 29th? Drop off your donation at the Lakewood Police Department or Lakewood City Hall November 27 – December 1.

Dec
1
Fri
Warehouse Tour @ Emergency Food Network
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Take a tour of the Emergency Food Network Distribution Center and learn about Pierce County’s emergency food system.

Dec
8
Fri
Repack Project – Second Friday! @ Emergency Food Network
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Volunteers at Emergency Food Network’s Repack Project prepare bulk foods for distribution by repackaging the foods into smaller, family-size portions. Bulk foods include rice, beans, oats, frozen corn and peas, oranges, and apples. Once repackaged the food is ready to go out to the 70 Pierce County food banks, meal sites, and shelters that we serve. Each year, volunteers repackage more than 1 million pounds of food or what is equivalent to 3 meals-a-day for 285 families!

No experience is necessary but most of the volunteer positions require volunteers to lift up to 50 pounds (if you are unable to lift this, please notify us when you register). EFN staff provide training and supervision. Space is limited and registration is required. The minimum age to volunteer at the Repack is 16 (youth ages 14-15 can volunteer with a parent or guardian).

This Repack Project is great for individual volunteers or small groups! Are you with a group of 8 or more? Groups between 8 to 15 in size can reserve their own Repack Project! Repacks provide a great team-building experience while giving back to the community. Group Repacks can be scheduled Wednesday through Saturday with morning and afternoon sessions available. Give us a call at (253) 584-1040 to learn more.

To register, please contact volunteer@efoodnet.org or (253) 584-1040.

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Dec
20
Wed
Repack Project – Just Added! @ Emergency Food Network
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Volunteers at Emergency Food Network’s Repack Project prepare bulk foods for distribution by repackaging the foods into smaller, family-size portions. Bulk foods include rice, beans, oats, frozen corn and peas, oranges, and apples. Once repackaged the food is ready to go out to the 68 Pierce County food banks, meal sites, and shelters that we serve. Each year, volunteers repackage more than 1 million pounds of food or what is equivalent to 3 meals-a-day for 285 families!

No experience is necessary but most of the volunteer positions require volunteers to lift up to 50 pounds (if you are unable to lift this, please notify us when you register). EFN staff provide training and supervision. Space is limited and registration is required. The minimum age to volunteer at the Repack is 16 (youth ages 14-15 can volunteer with a parent or guardian).

This Repack Project is great for individual volunteers or small groups! Are you with a group of 8 or more? Groups between 8 to 15 in size can reserve their own Repack Project! Repacks provide a great team-building experience while giving back to the community. Group Repacks can be scheduled Wednesday through Saturday with morning and afternoon sessions available. Give us a call at (253) 584-1040 to learn more.

To register, please contact volunteer@efoodnet.org or (253) 584-1040.

Repack Banner 2

Dec
30
Sat
Repack Project – Last One in 2017! @ Emergency Food Network
Dec 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Volunteers at Emergency Food Network’s Repack Project prepare bulk foods for distribution by repackaging the foods into smaller, family-size portions. Bulk foods include rice, beans, oats, frozen corn and peas, oranges, and apples. Once repackaged the food is ready to go out to the 70 Pierce County food banks, meal sites, and shelters that we serve. Each year, volunteers repackage more than 1 million pounds of food or what is equivalent to 3 meals-a-day for 285 families!

No experience is necessary but most of the volunteer positions require volunteers to lift up to 50 pounds (if you are unable to lift this, please notify us when you register). EFN staff provide training and supervision. Space is limited and registration is required. The minimum age to volunteer at the Repack is 16 (youth ages 14-15 can volunteer with a parent or guardian).

This Repack Project is great for individual volunteers or small groups! Are you with a group of 8 or more? Groups between 8 to 15 in size can reserve their own Repack Project! Repacks provide a great team-building experience while giving back to the community. Group Repacks can be scheduled Wednesday through Saturday with morning and afternoon sessions available. Give us a call at (253) 584-1040 to learn more.

To register, please contact volunteer@efoodnet.org or (253) 584-1040.

Repack Banner 2

May
5
Sat
Hunger Walk & 5K Run @ Fort Steilacoom Park
May 5 all-day

The 38th annual Hunger Walk & 5K Run is one of the oldest hunger fundraisers in Pierce County. Walk through the trees and around a beautiful lake or run in the timed 5K. Funds raised at this annual event at Fort Steilacoom Park help Emergency Food Network provide food for our neighbors in need.

MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!