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October Food Access Update

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A HUGE thank you to Bellingham Grocery Outlet for offering a food drive in July for the Foothills Food Bank that resulted in a truck load of donated food and $2,825!
The money raised will be put toward the upcoming Winter & Spring Pantry programs that provides elementary school students and their families in the Mount Baker School District with breakfast and lunch foods that children can prepare for themselves during school breaks.
The Twin Sisters Market is on through October!
10/7 • 10/14 • 10/21 • 10/28

9AM-3PM @ the IGA Parking Lot in Nugent's Corner
10AM-2PM @ the North Fork Library • 7506 Kendall Rd, Maple Falls, WA 98266
Get your fresh veggies right here in your community!
EBT & Fresh Bucks Accepted!
WE ARE SEEKING VOLUNTEERS!

Food Lifeline and the Opportunity Council have added a second Mobile Food Pantry distribution at the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center! With a second distribution we are seeking community members interested in participating in sorting

OCTOBER DISTRIBUTIONS:
Saturday October 14th (doors at 10AM) & Thursday October 26th (doors at 8:30AM)

To volunteer call (360) 599-3944 or email foothillsfoodbankcontact@gmail.com
English/Spanish/Russian Mobile Food Pantry Flyer
Thank you, Tracy and Patricia!
"One goal of the Foothills Food Bank Board of Directors has been to increase the amount of nutrient dense foods like fresh vegetables, fruits and protein sources. As a result of our partnership with Christ the King Church in Bellingham, we have received tens of thousands of pounds of fresh produce and fish over the past year. Thanks to Tracy and Patricia for delivering all these great foods to the Foothills Food Bank and helping to improve the quality of foods offered at the weekly distribution."
- Cheryl Thompson, Foothills Food Bank Board President

*The vegetables pictured in this updates banner were some of those donated by Christ the King church of Bellingham!*
If you have updates or ideas to share, or want to be involved in any of the projects listed in the Foothills Food Access Plan, please contact us at foothillsfoodpartnership@gmail.com or call Kelly Vogel, FCFP Communications Coordinator, at (360) 599-3944.

Thank you for your passion and dedication to improving healthy food access in the Foothills Community!

Sincerely,
Foothills Community Food Partnership
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