Help KING 5 raise 21 million meals for Home Team Harvest

Since 2001, Home Team Harvest has raised more than 100 million meals.

SEATTLE — KING 5 needs your help to raise 21 million meals for Home Team Harvest, Washington state’s largest annual food donation. All funds and donations will go to Northwest Harvest, the state’s largest hunger relief agency. This nonprofit distributes food to every county in Washington, working with a network of 400 food banks, meal programs, and schools across the state.

Since 2001, Home Team Harvest has raised more than 100 million meals. Last year, our community rallied to donate more meals than ever before. This year, along with our partners Northwest Harvest, Safeway and Albertsons, Providence Swedish, WARM 106.9, and HomeStreet Bank, we invite you to join us in the fight against hunger.

You can contribute online through the end of December, by texting HOMETEAM at 41444 or by donating $5, $10 or $12 to a grocery card at your local Safeway or Albertsons store. Direct donations will also be accepted at Lumen Field on December 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m

Contributions to the grocery card will provide much-needed funding that will be distributed to Northwest Harvest and their partner programs throughout Washington. Grocery cards give customers the flexibility to go to their local Safeway or Albertsons store to buy the items that matter most or need the most for them and their families.

According to the USDA, an estimated one in 12 households face food insecurity in Washington state. Households with children; Blacks, Indigenous peoples and people of color; and households that identify as transgender, non-bisexual or others with the highest levels of food insecurity.

Each donation provides nutritious food to children, seniors, veterans, and families across Washington and ensures Northwest Harvest can work with partners in our community to solve the problem. address the root causes of hunger. Tune in to KING 5 on Saturday, December 3 at 10 a.m. in the hour-long special to see your support of Home Team Harvest changing lives in our community. how are we.

Northwest Harvest realizes it takes more than food to end hunger. By addressing the root causes of poverty AND getting food where it is needed most, they are working to end food insecurity in our state and create a food system fairer for all Washingtonians.

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Edmund DeMarche

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