Recognition Breakfast @ STAR Center
Apr 11 @ 7:30 am – 8:45 am

RB Weblink HeaderPlease join us in honoring individuals and businesses for their dedication to helping hungry children, adults, and seniors in Pierce County.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Doors open at 7:00 am, Program 7:30-8:45 am
STAR Center, 3873 S 66th St, Tacoma, WA 98409
$30 per seat, $300 table of 10


Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Chuckals Office Products
Coordinated Care
Financial Insights
Homestreet Bank
IBEW Local 483
Pierce College
Snuffin’s Catering
Toyota Lift
Whole Foods Market Chambers Bay


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

Does a stroll through in the park sound like a great way to spend your Saturday morning? At the Hunger Walk & 5K Run you can enjoy a morning of beautiful lake views and help your neighbors in need at the same time.

On May 5, Emergency Food Network is hosting the Hunger Walk & 5K Run at Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood. Participants in this 38th annual event will walk around Waughop Lake or run in a chip-timed 5K. Family-friendly activities and live music are also provided at the start/finish line.

More info and registration details on the Hunger Walk & 5K Run page!

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!
Casino Royale @ Tacoma Mountaineers Club
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm



Emergency Food Network’s Ambassador Board is hosting its 4th Annual Casino Royale fundraising event, with all proceeds benefiting Emergency Food Network.

Come eat, drink, and gamble for a great cause!

Casino Royale 1Your $50 ticket includes:

  • 2 beer/wine tickets
  • Appetizers
  • $1,000 of “funny money” for gambling

Cocktail Attire

Purchase your tickets today!

Thank you to our generous event sponsors!

Coordinated Care
Financial Insights
HomeStreet Bank
Labor Works
Whole Foods Market Chambers Bay

Abundance Dinner & Auction @ McGavick Conference Center, Clover Park Technical College
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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Share your Abundance in support of Emergency Food Network! This year’s event will feature a delicious dinner, exciting live and silent auctions, and a meaningful opportunity to give so no person goes hungry. Proceeds from this special night will provide emergency food for low-income children, adults and seniors in Pierce County.


Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities available. Contact us for more details. or (253) 584-1040


Empty Bowls @ Charles Wright Academy
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This Emergency Food Network event is an annual ritual enjoyed by more than 500 people each year.  During Empty Bowls, attendees can choose from more than 1,000 bowls to purchase for the home and for holiday gifts. After purchasing bowls, guests are served a bowl of soup (in a separate bowl) donated by local chefs.

Admission for Empty Bowls is FREE. Bowl prices start at $10. We hope to see you there!

A fond ‘Thank You’ To our Sponsors:

Toyota Lift Northwest

Coordinated Care

HomeStreet Bank