Rainer Valley Food Bank

9021 Rainier Avenue South


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Below are helpful tips to make donations to Rainer Valley Food Bank…

Helpful Donations:

  • Rice & pasta
  • Cooking oil
  • Fish sauce
  • Soy sauce
  • Diabetic foods
  • Diapers sizes 4 and up
  • Infant formula
  • Canned chicken, SPAM & tuna
  • Soy, rice or almond milk
  • Cold cereal
  • Gluten-free foods
  • Injera bread or flour
  • Canned soups
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Reusable grocery bags

RVFB Farm and Garden DonationsFarm & Garden Donations:

RVFB strives to provide a variety of fresh, locally sourced produce as well as seeds and plant starts to encourage home growing. We gladly accept small and large amounts of produce from home gardens, p-patches or farms.

Please keep the following in mind when donating produce:

  • The less handling before it gets into our client grocery bags, the better!
  • Please try to donate produce in containers that the food bank can keep. Use of our crates can also be arranged, so that produce can be harvested and distributed from the same receptacle.
  • Please, no mushy, molding or close to over-ripe produce.
  • We will need to compost anything that is not fresh & edible. When gauging the quality and lifecycle of your donation, please keep that in mind that the food bank pays for food waste removal.

Food Industry Donations:

RVFB accepts all shapes and sizes of produce, dry-stored, refrigerated, and non-perishable or frozen food and non-food items. Businesses are protected from liability via the Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act. Please consider donating the following:

  • Surplus product
  • Cosmetically damaged items
  • Bulk and raw materials/ingredients
  • Mislabeled or unlabeled items
  • Discontinued, test-market and private-label brands
  • Customer returns
  • Promotional items
  • New product intros

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