hunters~~element33Hunters Food Bank
5061 Lemon Drive, Hunters, WA  99114
509 722-3568

Business hours: Wednesdays from 9 am to 1 pm

Welcome to Hunters Food and Clothing Bank!

We offer the best services in Hunters, WA – our clients receive special one-on-one attention. We have a lot of fun here, which means our clients are happy. We treat all persons with dignity and respect for privacy. Our clients are really important to us, and our friendly staff makes certain that they are 100% satisfied with what we are able to provide.  We are dedicated to collecting and distributing food products and other necessities of life for needy persons in our area.

HISTORY

We were founded on July 29, 1984, in Fruitland, WA. We are a non-profit organization serving Fruitland, 99129, Hunters, 99137, and Gifford, WA, 99131. We are now in our new permanent home located at 5061 Lemon Ave. in Hunters, WA.

SERVICES

Our services and products include:
food,
clothing,
household items
and furniture.

We provide referrals for
food stamps,
telephone assistance,
rental assistance.

We also provide cooking classes.

Food Bank Director Kitty Burton prides herself in mobilizing the community to bring more local produce into her food bank and into the hands of those in need. If you have any questions or need assistance contact Kitty at 509-722-3568.

Additionally, the foodbank houses a thrift store that is operated on a donation basis. Whether you need food, or clothing Hunters Food Bank will do what they need to assist you.

DONATE

All unspecified donations go to buy food for the hungry in our area. We also accept donations for building upkeep and maintenance.

There are several ways to donate to the Hunters Food and Clothing Bank:

1. Donate by mail:
Make checks out to Hunters Food Bank
PO Box 24
Hunters, WA 99129
Either as a one time gift or schedule a recurring gift.

2. Make a gift in honor of another and allow us to send an acknowledgement to the
person or place you designate.

3. Bring produce from your garden to the food bank to share with the community.

4. Donate your butchered and processed and frozen game meat from your last hunting trip.
Contact us and we will tell you how to go about it.

4. Bring slightly used clothing or household goods to the Thrift Store to be given to those in need. Any money donations given to us at the Thrift Store goes to buy food.

5. Donate online at the DONATE link at the bottom of the page.

COOKING

Basic Cooking
We want to thank Utah State University Extension Service for the use of their cook books and information on eating and cooking better. Click on the links on this page for some great recipes and info using a lot of the food you get from your Hunters Food Bank

Kitchen Basics:Click on this link to get better acquainted with kitchen utensils, measuring, substituting utensils and ingredients, reading labels and recipe

Soups n Sauces: Everybody likes shortcuts and ways to prepare meals fast. Here is a recipe for a basic sauce mix (SOS) that you can keep on hand to make soups, sauces, gravies, creamed vegetables, skillet meals, and casseroles. It saves time and costs less than buying commercial mixes at the store.

Beans: There are so many different kinds of beans. Click on this link to see how to prepare beans for faster cooking as well as how to cook them. There are some really good recipes at this link also – baked beans, chili, taco soup.

Breads: Pancakes, waffles, muffins, biscuits, coffee cakes, fruit breads, and nut breads. Quick breads are made with baking powder or soda and contain the same basic ingredients only in different proportions. Learn how to make a basic baking mix that you can use to make any quick bread. Cheaper than the mixes you buy at the store and even kids can make their own after school snacks.
Cooking Classes are Available