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Tasty Tuesday: National Meatball Day

TASTY TUESDAY, March 9, 2021 . . . . . . NATIONAL MEATBALL DAY!  Delicious!  Meatballs are so versatile, tasty, easy to make, no expensive ingredients needed, and can be made ahead or eaten right away in so many different ways and flavors . . . . what’s not to love! I’m going to share […]

Letter from the Executive Director: March 2021

Exploring Our Core Values 2021 brings so many exciting opportunities at Helping Hands. One of the most meaningful opportunities is the development of our new strategic plan. Deciding the direction of the organization over the next 3-5 years allows us to connect with our stakeholders. We pride ourselves in listening to participants, elected officials, donors, volunteers and […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Pound Cake Day

TASTY TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021 . . . . . .NATIONAL POUND CAKE DAY is coming up on Thursday, March 4, 2021. DELICIOUS!  Pound cake is an easy cake to make but if you’ve never had pound cake, you have been missing out.  Pound cake does not need any frosting or glaze, not even a […]

Tasty Tuesday: National Banana Bread Day

TASTY TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021 . . . . . . NATIONAL BANANA BREAD DAY!  Who knew? And on a Tuesday during this pandemic when we are looking to not only DO something fun, but to be able to ENJOY our endeavors! Let me just say that cooking and baking for not only ourselves, but […]

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35th Anniversary Celebration: Video #3

We’re continuing to celebrate our 35th anniversary into January! 2020 marked Helping Hands’ 35th anniversary. Helping Hands has grown to more than a food bank since opening in the basement of a church in December 1985, including programs in job training, navigation and more.  Helping Hands is so grateful for the support we have received […]

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35th Anniversary Celebration: Video #2

2020 marks Helping Hands’ 35th anniversary. Helping Hands has grown to more than a food bank since opening in the basement of a church in December 1985, including programs in job training, navigation and more.  Helping Hands is so grateful for the support we have received in the last 35 years! All of you play […]

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35th Anniversary Celebration: Video #1

2020 marks Helping Hands’ 35th anniversary. Helping Hands has grown to more than a food bank since opening in the basement of a church in December 1985, including programs in job training, navigation and more.  Helping Hands is so grateful for the support we have received in the last 35 years! All of you play […]

35th Anniversary Celebration

2020 marks the 35th anniversary of Helping Hands. Since opening in the basement of a church in December of 1985, Helping Hands has expanded to more than a food bank, including programs in job training, navigation and more. Thank you for your support over the last 35 years! All of you have been, and continue […]

Helping Hands Opens Anacortes Site

The Anacortes 100 Food Bank has proudly served its community for over 35 years and is grateful for the tens of thousands of individuals we have been able to help.  Founded in the 1970s, the name “Anacortes 100” came from the idea to ask the community if 100 people would pledge $5.00 per month to […]

Letter from the Executive Director: August 2020

The challenges we never thought of. As I started my career in the food bank more than 5 years ago I never thought we would be facing a pandemic. I knew that food banks were essential to those that used our services, but I never knew the scope of what we could provide in times […]