In 2020, 6.7 percent of all U.S. households reported using a food pantry, an increase from 4.4 percent in 2019.Nov 8, 2021
Additional programs for free food in Kitsap County
Many other free food pantries operate near you and there are also government assistance programs, such as school lunches or USDA commodities. These are available in Kitsap County along with resources such as Meals on Wheels or soup kitchens. Various charities and non-profits help feed the hungry, poor, and less fortunate. Call 206.545.6600 for referrals.
Bainbridge Island Helpline House
Address is 282 Knechtel Way NE
Bainbridge Island, Washington, 98110
Phone number – (206) 842-7621
Address of food pantry is 1600 12th St.
Bremerton, WA, 98337
Phone (360) 479-6188
Central Kitsap Food Bank
Address is 3790 Anderson Hill Rd NW
Silverdale, Washington, 98383
Call (360) 692-9818
This center provides food, groceries, and surplus commodities to local pantries, churches, and charities. Those organizations then accept applications and distribute food to the needy in Kitsap County.
Fishline Food Bank & Comprehensive Services
Main address: 19705 NW Viking Avenue
Poulsbo WA 98370
Fishline serves the North Kitsap Community by providing free food, a number of emergency services and resources to transform lives. The non-profits vision is a community where a safety net exists for all people regardless of age, race, or background. Assistance includes adequate food, shelter, healthcare and employment.
North Kitsap Fishline
19705 Viking Ave NW
Poulsbo, Washington 98370
For information on the pantry, dial 360-779-5190
This non-profit provides referrals. Learn about everything from free hygiene or household supplies (like detergent, soap, or cleaning items) to food like fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, milk, dairy, and canned groceries too.
Kitsap County and regional Catholic Charities
Regardless of race, religion, language, or immigration status, emergency assistance is offered. This can include free food from the pantry or hot meals from the soup kitchen. Churches and charities in Bremerton and the county feed the hungry, homeless, Latinos, and immigrants among others. There is also information on free lunches, snacks and support for children, including financial help. More on Kitsap County Catholic Charities assistance programs.
Life Care Community Services at Spirit of Life Lutheran Church
Address is A3901 SE Mullenix Rd Port
Orchard Washington, 98367
Phone Number: 360-876-5094
Provides a food bank which serves Kingston, Indianola, Suquamish, Port Gamble, Eglon and Hansville area residents.
Food bank address – 26021 United Rd NE Suite A
Kingston, Washington, 98346
Phone number (360) 297-2266
Silverdale United Methodist Church
Address of church – 9982 Silverdale Way
Silverdale, WA, 98383
Telephone – (360) 692-9813
Food pantry at church is open limited hours.
South Kitsap Helpline
Address 1012 Mitchell Ave
Port Orchard, Washington, 98366
Call the helpline at (360) 876-4089
Meals, groceries, surplus government commodities, breads, and other services are made available in the form of referrals to Kitsap County soup kitchens or food pantries.
Spirit of Life Lutheran Church
8730 Phillips Rd. SE, Port
Orchard, WA 98367
Telephone number is (360) 876-5094
The Food bank is open Saturdays 9 am-1 pm. The church can offer hot meals, breads, fruits/vegetables and other types of non-monetary aid.