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Donate Goods & Services

Donate Goods & Services

Normally community members donate 80 percent of the food we give to Hopelink clients. Now we purchase that food rather than accept donations to limit the potential for virus transmission. Here’s how you can help:

Greatest Needs

Hopelink food banks depend on food donations from individuals and groups (businesses, schools, churches, service clubs) to serve more than 3,000 families each week. We can't do it without you!

Where to Donate Food

All of Hopelink's service centers accept food donations during their hours of operation. Click here to find a service center near you.

Items We Accept

  • Food (not expired, shelf stable, refrigerated, frozen, etc.)
  • Bulk items (rice, beans, etc.)
  • Unopened paper products, hygiene items, cleaning supplies, diapers
  • Books

June-Sept: New school supplies & backpacks
Nov-Jan: New & unopened toys, clothes, gifts, etc.

Items We Do Not Accept

  • Expired, opened or damaged food
  • Homemade or ready-to-eat goods (jam, sandwiches, etc.)
  • Meat that is not USDA grade (wild game)
  • Clothes, shoes, accessories (for any age)
  • Home goods (rugs, towels, napkins, etc.)
  • Appliances
  • Medicines
  • Alcohol

Most Needed Items

Food Items

  • Canned Meals (chili, ravioli - pop top preferred)
  • Canned Meat (tuna, chicken, salmon)
  • Cereal and Oatmeal
  • Dry Beans
  • Fruit (canned, fresh or dried)
  • Grains (pasta, rice, quinoa, barley, etc.)
  • Healthy Pre-Packaged Snacks (not in bulk preferably)
  • Hearty Soups and Stews (pop top preferred)
  • Nut Butters (peanut butter, almond butter, etc.)
  • Vegetables (corn, carrots, and peas preferred)

Non-Food Items

  • Baby items (size 3-6 diapers, wipes, formula)
  • Hygiene Items (toothpaste/toothbrushes, shampoo/soap, deodorant, razors, combs, brushes)
  • Paper Items (toilet paper, paper towels, foil, zip-lock bags)
  • Household and Cleaning Items (dish or dishwasher soap, household products, laundry soap)

Hopelink also appreciates donations of fresh produce, including fruits and vegetables grown by family gardeners.  Donations of fresh produce should be newly harvested and in excellent condition. To ensure that your produce donation can be provided to families in need while it is still fresh, please contact your nearest Hopelink food bank before delivery.

Please Note: Hopelink is unable to accept the donations of alcohol and medications (including vitamins).

Clothing Bank

The Sno-Valley Center in Carnation is currently the only Hopelink center that accepts clothing that is clean and in good condition. You donations enable us to distribute these items to low-income families throughout the Snoqualmie Valley.

Furnishings for Transitional Housing

Hopelink accepts gently used furnishings that are in excellent condition. Most needed are complete queen, full and twin beds, kitchen tables and chairs, dressers, small couches, living room tables and small bookshelves. Items should not have any tears or stains and be structurally sound. We cannot accept glass topped tables or shelving. Unfortunately we are unable to pick up donations, but if you are able to deliver your items, contact Kerry at 425-943-7573.

Vehicle Donations

Hopelink partners with Volunteers of America to benefit from your vehicle donation. If you have a car, boat or other vehicle you would like to donate (running or not), call 1.877.CAR.4.VOA (1.877.227.4862). They will coordinate pickup of the vehicle and all paperwork. Please mention Hopelink when calling to make sure we receive the proceeds of the donation.


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