Where to Donate Food

All of Hopelink’s service centers accept food donations during their hours of operation.

11011 120th Ave. NE
Kirkland, Washington 98033
Monday – Thursday from 9am – 3pm

8990 154th Avenue Northeast
Redmond, Washington 98052
Monday – Thursday from 9am – 3pm

31957 East Commercial St
Carnation, Washington 98014
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9am – 3pm

17837 Aurora Avenue N.
Shoreline, Washington 98133
Monday, Wednesday from 9am – 3pm

14812 Main St.
Bellevue, Washington 98007
Monday – Wednesday 9am – 3pm

*After hours drop-box available for non-perishables

If you plan to donate a large quantity of items (more than two cars full), please contact Faith Foster at FFoster@hopelinkorg to coordinate your dropoff.

Items We Accept

Food (not expired, shelf stable, refrigerated, frozen, etc.)
Bulk items (rice, beans, etc.)
Unopened paper products, hygiene items, cleaning supplies, diapers

Items We Do Not Accept

  • Expired, opened or damaged food
  • Homemade or ready-to-eat goods (jam, sandwiches, etc.)
  • Meat that is not USDA grade (wild game)
  • Clothes, shoes, accessories (for any age)
  • Home goods (rugs, towels, napkins, etc.)
  • Appliances
  • Medicines
  • Alcohol

Most Needed Items

Food Items

  • Canned Meals (chili, ravioli – pop top preferred)
  • Canned Meat (tuna, chicken, salmon)
  • Cereal and Oatmeal
  • Beans
  • Fruit (canned, fresh or dried)
  • Grains (pasta, rice, quinoa, barley, etc.)
  • Healthy Pre-Packaged Snacks (not in bulk preferably)
  • Hearty Soups and Stews (pop top preferred)
  • Nut Butters (peanut butter, almond butter, etc.)
  • Vegetables (corn, carrots, and peas preferred)

Non-Food Items

  • Baby items (size 3-6 diapers, wipes, formula)
  • Hygiene Items (toothpaste/toothbrushes, shampoo/soap, deodorant, razors, combs, brushes)
  • Paper Items (toilet paper, paper towels, foil, zip-lock bags)
  • Household and Cleaning Items (dish or dishwasher soap, household products, laundry soap)

Hopelink also appreciates donations of fresh produce, including fruits and vegetables grown by family gardeners. Donations of fresh produce should be newly harvested and in excellent condition. To ensure that your produce donation can be provided to families in need while it is still fresh, please contact your nearest Hopelink food bank before delivery.

Please Note: Hopelink is unable to accept the donations of alcohol and medications (including vitamins).

Other Ways to Donate Goods

Online Fundraisers and Direct Donations

Starting an online fundraiser or making a direct donation allows for the bulk purchase of food to meet rising demand in our community. If you have any questions, contact drives@hopelink.org.

Furnishings for Transitional Housing

Hopelink accepts gently used furnishings that are in excellent condition. Most needed are complete queen, full and twin beds, kitchen tables and chairs, dressers, small couches, living room tables and small bookshelves. Items should not have any tears or stains and be structurally sound. We cannot accept glass topped tables or shelving.

We are unable to pick up donations, but if you are able to deliver your items, contact Leva at lshaeri@hopelink.org.