We’re excited to announce that Ballard Food Bank’s service area is expanding to include the zip code 98103. This includes the Fremont and Phinney Ridge neighborhoods of Northwest Seattle.
The recent KOMO documentary Seattle is Dying has started a flurry of articles and comments about homelessness in our city. In many Seattle neighborhoods, deepening poverty is obvious. People are sleeping outside, struggling without a home. KOMO’s reporting focused on homeless people grappling with substance use disorders and mental health issues. But the truth of homelessness is much more complex.