What kind of donations should you make to the food bank?
Various food banks and organizations have been helping those in need in the Tri-Cities for years, but what happens when those doing the helping need some help themselves?
Some items are in high demand at the food bank and you may not realize it. Because they aren't essentials, the staff doesn't publicly ask for them. A survey asked volunteers what items people would be most appreciative of and we've listed the top 10 below. If you're looking for an easy way to help out, pick some of these up while shopping and drop them off at one of our area food banks, such as 2nd Harvest in Pasco or the Tri-Cities Food Bank. Food banks are helping people year-round, so you don't have to donate strictly during the holidays.
10 Things Food Banks in Tri-Cities Need, But Won't Ask For
It's hard to ask for help, even if you're the one who's doing the helping. Food banks are an integral part of our community; taking care of all kinds of people, not just the homeless. Struggling mothers, people who've lost their jobs, families in uncertainty. These are donations that will go a long way even if the food banks haven't asked for them.
And remember! Food banks love cash donations because it allows them to buy whatever they need!
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