Volunteer at the Hunger Walk & 5K Run! @ Fort Steilacoom Park
May 5 all-day

Volunteers are needed at the Hunger Walk & 5K Run on Saturday, May 5 to help with everything from setting up the route to cheering runners on. Positions are available for individuals, groups, and youth ages 9 and up! Learn more about how you can lend a hand by checking out the volunteer descriptions and schedule here!

To register, please contact Merrit Reed (EFN’s Coordinator of Volunteer Activities) at (253) 584-1040 or at

GiveBIG to EFN!
May 9 all-day

Make a donation to Emergency Food Network on GiveBIG day! Join thousands of others in donating during this annual one-day online giving event in the Greater Seattle area.

Your donations to Emergency Food Network will help provide food for our neighbors in need throughout Pierce County.

No need to wait until May 9. Starting April 26 you can schedule your donation in advance to be processed on May 9!


Letter Carriers’ Food Drive @ Your Mailbox!
May 12 all-day

How does the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive work in Pierce County?

  1. Leave a bag of non-perishable food at your mailbox on May 12.
  2. Your postal carrier or a volunteer will pick it up.
  3. EFN distributes the food to our neighbors in need in Pierce County.

Other ways to help:

  • Volunteer with your local Post Office branch on the day of the event to help pick up food and unload it (contact to learn more).
  • Remind the community about the Letter Carriers Food Drive by posting about it on your company or church reader board, newsletter, or bulletin board. We also have posters available you can hang up!