East Central Community Center Food Bank

 Food bank, 2nd Harvest, Spokane, Public assistance, community resources

East Central Community Center, in partnership with 2nd Harvest and Northwest Harvest, is proud to be a food distribution site for those in need in the 99202 and 99212 zip codes.

Hours:

MONDAY: 9:00am – 12:00pm (WALK-INS ONLY)

TUESDAY: CLOSED

WEDNESDAY: 9:00am – 12:00pm (WALK-INS ONLY)

THURSDAY: 9:00am – 12:00pm (WALK-INS ONLY)

FRIDAY: CLOSED

If you have any questions, please contact Sydnee at (509) 808-2139.

Participants may obtain food up to 12 times per calendar year.

New and existing participants must bring:

  • Picture ID for each adult
  • Proof of residence for each adult (a utility bill, bank statement, etc.)
  • Participants must also bring address verification for any children living in the household (medical ID cards for example)

Please help keep your community food bank open by volunteering today!

We are always in need of volunteers to help serve our community.

Volunteers assist with customer check-in, making food boxes, restocking shelves, helping unload trucks, and sorting through donations.

Complete a Volunteer Application Today!

Food donations are always welcome!

Everyone needs a helping hand some time:

  • 37% of emergency food clients are children (18 years old and younger) and 13% are seniors (age 55 and older).
  • Single parents head 20% of households.
  • 56% of clients have lived in Spokane County for more than 10 years.
  • 57% of parents with children skip meals so their children can eat. 29% of those report this happens daily or weekly.
  • 70% of respondents said their emergency food box lasted one week or longer.
  • 64% of households receive food stamps. Of those, 26% receive less than $100 each month and 28% receive $100 to $199 each month.
  • 73%  of households report income below the federal poverty level and earn less than half of Spokane County’s median family income.
  • 21% of food bank clients are diabetic.