Location: We are located in the basement of the Des Moines United Methodist Church. Enter in the door at the bottom of the parking lot. Click here for a map and directions.
Days and Hours Open: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9:00 to 11:45 a.m.
3rd Tuesday evening of each month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
We will be closed between Christmas and New Years for floor maintenance.
Hours: 9:00 to 11:45 a.m. Click here for holiday hours and service.
Do I Qualify? Yes. Everyone in need will be served. There are income requirements to receive government food but all other food is served without restriction. You may come in for food once a month.
What to Bring: You will need to bring proof of current address (such as a telephone bill, utility bill or rent agreement). Also, you will need to bring identification for all those residing in the household--picture ID for all the adults and ID (social security card, medical coupon, birth certificate, etc.) for all the children. You need to bring these items with you every time you come to the food bank.
What Food Bank do I go to? We serve all the city of Des Moines. We serve the city of SeaTac north to 160th St. (North of 160th St. in SeaTac is served by the Highline Area Food Bank, located at 18300 4th Ave So in Burien.) We serve the west hill in the city of Kent--west of Orillia Rd. between 188th St. and Kent-Des Moines Rd. If you have any question about which food bank serves your area, call us at 206-878-2660 and we will be happy to refer you to the appropriate location.
Other Area Food Banks:
Accessibility: Handicapped parking is available in the food bank parking lot. If special assistance is necessary, please check in with food bank staff and they will arrange for a volunteer to help. A handicapped restroom is available on the upper floor (enter from street level or use elevator in the breezeway.)
White Center Food Bank, 9700 8th SW (206) 762-2848
Georgetown Food Bank, 6200 13th Ave So (206) 767-7888
South Park Food Bank, 8201 10th Ave So (206) 763-9204
Tukwila Food Pantry, 3118 So 140th St (206) 431-8293
Highline Area Food Bank, 18300 4th Ave So (206) 433-9900
Kent Food Bank, 525 N 4th (253) 859-3438
Renton Food Bank, 221 Morris St. (425) 255-5969
Federal Way Food Bank, 1200 S 336th St (253) 838-6810
For those who are hearing impaired, please utilize the Sprint Washington Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) by calling 1-800-833-6388 (TTY) or 1-800-833-6384 (Voice).
To learn more about transportation services for the handicapped or elderly, please contact Access regarding their bus service at 206-205-5000.