Second Harvest

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Basic Information

Address: 1234 E. Front Avenue, Spokane, WA 99202
Phone Number: (509) 252-6242
Fax Number: (509) 534-8252
Director: Jason Clark

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Hunger, Children, Seniors, Advocacy
Population Served: The hungry in our local community.
Ages for Volunteer: 14 and older
Hours of Service: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM or as arranged with Volunteer Manager
Minimum Hours Required: 2 hours
Days of Service: Monday - Friday
Mission Statement:

Fighting hunger, feeding hope: Second Harvest brings community resources together to feed people in need through empowerment, education and partnerships.

Program History:

Second Harvest (then the Spokane Food Bank) was founded in 1971 as a central warehouse for a handful of emergency food pantries. Since then, Second Harvest has grown into a streamlined warehouse operation that provides food to partner charities serving 21 counties in Eastern Washington and five counties in North Idaho - just over 51,000 square miles.


Help the Hungry Warehouse Nights - Every Monday and Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Join up to 30 community volunteers in sorting and boxing produce and food drive items.
Letter Carriers Food Drive - More than 150 volunteers are needed for this community food drive in May, 2011.
Season of Giving Food Drive - December, 2011 - School are encouraged to participate by hosting their own food drives.

Additional Information:

Please visit our Web site at and click on Volunteer Your Time to learn more volunteer opportunities at Second Harvest.  You can register on line for events.  Volunteers must be 14 and older to participate in warehouse volunteer activities.  Please dress according to the weather as the warehouse can be quite cool.

For more information, please contact Julie Moyer Nesbitt, Volunteer and Event Manager at (509) 252-6242 or email


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