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.)

Holiday Distribution Schedule

During this busy holiday time, please note that there are some changes to our regular distribution schedule. We have created a calendar listing all of the changes (below).

Tuesday, 11/1 Hamilton Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Thursday, 11/3 Swinomish Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday, 11/4 Burlington Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday, 11/4 Sedro-Woolley Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Monday, 11/7 Sedro-Woolley Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/8 Anacortes Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Wednesday, 11/9 Marblemount Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, 11/9 Sedro-Woolley Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Thursday, 11/10 Sedro-Woolley Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday, 11/11 CLOSED

Wednesday, 11/16 Marblemount Thanksgiving Food Distribution 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, 11/16 Sedro-Woolley Thanksgiving Food Distribution 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Thursday, 11/17 Sedro-Woolley Thanksgiving Food Distribution 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Thursday, 11/17 Swinomish Thanksgiving Food Distribution 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday, 11/18 Burlington Thanksgiving Food Distribution 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday, 11/18 Sedro-Woolley Thanksgiving Food Distribution 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Monday, 11/21 Sedro-Woolley Thanksgiving Food Distribution 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/22 Anacortes Thanksgiving Food Distribution 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/22 Hamilton Thanksgiving Food Distribution 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Thursday, 11/24 CLOSED

Thursday, 11/25 CLOSED
December 2022
Thursday, 12/1 Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution: Swinomish 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday, 12/6 Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution: Hamilton 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday, 12/9 Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution: Burlington 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 12/14 Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution: Marblemount 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, 12/16 Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution: Sedro-Woolley 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Monday, 12/19 Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution: Sedro-Woolley 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tuesday, 12/20 Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution: Anacortes 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday 12/21 Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution: Sedro-Woolley 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Thursday, 12/22 Non-Food Life Essentials Distribution: Sedro-Woolley 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Monday, 12/26 CLOSED

Tuesday, 12/27 CLOSED

Wednesday, 12/28 CLOSED

Thursday, 12/29 CLOSED

Weekly Distribution Schedule

Location:Address of Site:Food Hours:Non-Food Essentials Hours:
AnacortesAnacortes Christian Church
1211 M Ave.
Anacortes, WA 98221
Tuesdays:
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
Fridays:
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
Tuesdays:
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Every first Tuesday of the month
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
MarblemountInspire Church North Cascade
59850 WA-20
Marblemount, WA 98267
Wednesdays:
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Every second Wednesday
of the month
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sedro-WoolleyEnter from 24703 Wicker Rd.
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
(Gravel driveway)
Note: Gates will not open early.
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
Thursdays:
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Every first Thursday of the month
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

DO YOU NEED HOME DELIVERY?

Helping Hands has options available if you are unable to leave your home.
Please call: (360) 856-2211 or email: programs@helpinghandsfoodbank.org 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 get already available, FREE, supplemental food by delivering it directly to your door each week.

To enroll your child into C.H.O.W., please visit: http://weekendfood.org/
NOTE: The requirements listed on this webpage are temporarily waived in response to COVID-19 Relief.
ANY CHILD IN SKAGIT COUNTY, REGARDLESS OF LOCATION, QUALIFIES!

Questions? Please call: (360) 856-2211