We believe hope is a basic human right. Once basic needs are met, one can have hope. If you are in need of assistance with food, rent, or utilities, you can learn more about what we offer here. See our services.


As a volunteer, you are bringing food and hope to your neighbors. Our volunteers are amazing and we couldn’t serve our community without them. Learn more about ways to get involved.  


We appreciate our generous community. We know each donation makes such a difference in the lives of the people we serve. Learn more.


Holiday Closures - Ballard Food Bank will be closed the following days: December 24th, December 25th, December 31st, and January 1st. Happy Holidays, everyone!

Call for Volunteers! Come join the 135+ volunteers who make up the heart of Ballard Food Bank! Volunteers are needed for the following positions: Front Desk Volunteer, Grocery Recovery Driver, Grocery Recovery Assistant, Warehouse Volunteer, Hygiene Volunteer, and Closing Helper. Apply here!

Now serving Seattle addresses in 98177 - if you are a Seattle resident in the 98177 zip code (South of 145th St.) we invite you to come shop with us! Click here for information on visiting Ballard Food Bank and tips on what to bring to get registered during your first visit.

Community Hub Schedule: 
Week of December 3rd

Monday: CPC Mental Health and Substance Use Services 2pm - 6pm | Byrd Barr Place Heating Assistance 2pm - 5pm

Tuesday: Supplemental Insurance 11am - 12pm | CPC Mental Health and Substance Use Services 11am - 1pm | Neighborcare 12pm - 2pm

Wednesday: Seattle Public Library 11am - 12pm | REACH Case Manager 11am - 1pm | Swedish Ballard Family Medicine 12:30pm - 1:30pm | VA Primary Care 2pm - 3pm

Thursday: None

For a full list of our partner providers and the types of services available through them, please click here.