Food Assistance

There are no eligibility requirements to receive services.
Helping Hands serves all with kindness and respect without judgment.

Helping Hands Food Bank is serving multiple distribution sites throughout Skagit County, Monday through Friday. Please see below our distribution schedule.
(NOTE: Holidays will impact this schedule, please call (360) 856-2211 if you have questions about our schedule.)

Upcoming Closures

Friday, September 29th:

Helping Hands will be closed Friday, September 29th. Both Sedro-Woolley and Burlington distributions will be closed. Thank you for your understanding!

DSHS Mobile Office

The Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) Mobile Office will be attending our distributions on the following dates:

  • Thursday, September 21st, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Sedro-Woolley
  • Tuesday, September 26th, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Anacortes
  • Wednesday, October 11th, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Marblemount

Weekly Distribution Schedule

Location:Address of Site:Food Hours:Non-Food Essentials Hours:
AnacortesAnacortes Christian Church
1211 M Ave.
Anacortes, WA 98221
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Every third Tuesday of the month
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
BurlingtonInspire Church of Burlington
1551 E Rio Vista Ave.
Burlington, WA 98233
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Every second Friday of the month
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
HamiltonHelping Hands of Hamilton
951 Petit St.
Hamilton, WA 98255
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Every first Tuesday of the month
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
MarblemountInspire Church North Cascade
59850 WA-20
Marblemount, WA 98267
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Every second Wednesday
of the month
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sedro-WoolleyHelping Hands Solutions Center
9386 Fruitdale Rd.
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Mondays: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fridays: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Last FULL week of the month
Mondays: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fridays: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
SwinomishInspire Church La Conner
17444 Snee Oosh Rd.
La Conner, WA 98257
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Every first Thursday of the month
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Helping Hands has options available if you are unable to leave your home.
Please call: (360) 856-2211 or email: to sign up.

C.H.O.W. (Cutting Hunger On Weekends)

Weekend Meal Program for Skagit Youth

If you have kids from ages 0-18, we want to help your children receive FREE supplemental food for the weekends by delivering it directly to your door each week.

To enroll your child into C.H.O.W., please visit:
NOTE: The requirements listed on this webpage are temporarily waived in response to COVID-19 Relief.

Questions? Please call: (360) 856-2211