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Forgotten Children's Fund

Address: 218 Main St. #449, Kirkland, WA 98033

Website: www.forgottenchildrensfund.org

Christmas Food, Clothing and Toys

Delivers Christmas food, clothing and gifts to families with children; primarily for families with children, ages 3-13; prioritizes families with greatest and recent hardship. Typically, families are helped who do not qualify for assistance from other public or charitable organizations. Families must submit an online application for assistance prior to December 16. Families who have not been contacted by December 18 should seek other assistance. 

Immanuel Community Services

Address: 1215 Thomas Street, Seattle, WA 98109

Phone: 206-622-1930

Website: www.icsseattle.org

Thanksgiving Food

Provides Thanksgiving food for anyone in need. Walk-in on November 25 between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Christmas Food

Provides Christmas food for anyone in need. Walk-in on December 23 between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  

Kent Food Bank and Emergency Services

Address: 515 W Harrison Street, Suite 107, Kent, WA 98032

Website: https://www.kentfoodbank.org/

Phone: (253) 520-3550

Families must provide photo ID for themselves, current proof of address for all members of their household including children, proof can be a piece of mail or lease, school-aged children a school newsletter, report card, letter for free/reduced lunch is sufficient.

Hours of Operation

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Second Wednesday of each month: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10:00-11:00 a.m. (for seniors only 55+)

Thanksgiving Food Boxes

Provides Thanksgiving boxes for residents of the Kent School District, also ZIP codes 98030, 98031, 98032 (partial), 98042 (partial) and 98058 (partial). Preregistration is not required. Walk-in on either Nov. 25 or Nov. 26 during open hours between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Christmas Food Boxes

Provides Christmas boxes for residents of the Kent School District, also to those living in ZIP codes 98030, 98031, 98032 (partial), 98042 (partial) and 98058 (partial). Preregistration is not required. Walk-in December 18 or 19 during open hours between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Christmas Gifts

Provides holiday gifts for residents of the Kent School District; gifts are available for children ages 12 and younger. Register for toys December 2-13 during open hours of 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Information on distribution site and times will be given upon registration. 

Kent Lutheran Church

Address: 336 2nd Ave S, Kent, WA 98030

Phone: (253) 852-2027

Thanksgiving Dinner

Provides a Thanksgiving dinner for anyone in need on Monday, November 25, from 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Christmas Dinner

Provides a Christmas dinner for anyone in need on Monday, December 23, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. 

Kent Parks and Recreation Teen Center

Address: Kent Phoenix Academy (gym, enter the west side of the building) 11000 SE 264th St., Kent WA 98030

Phone: (253) 856-5035; contact person is Brian Steward

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Traditional food will be served along with International food from throughout Kent’s diverse community on Saturday, November 16, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free to everyone, families with youth ages 13-19 are especially encouraged to attend. 

Kent Seventh Day Adventist Church – Neighbor to Neighbor

Address: 25213 116th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98030

Phone: (253) 852-3883

Thanksgiving Dinner

Provides a Thanksgiving dinner for anyone in need on Wednesday, November 27, from 4:30-5:00 p.m.

Christmas Dinner

Provides a Christmas dinner for anyone in need on Wednesday, December 25, from 4:30-5:00 p.m. 

Maple Valley Food Bank and Emergency Services

Address: 21415 Maple Valley Hwy, Maple Valley, WA 98038

Website: www.maplevalleyfoodbank.org

Phone: (425) 432-8633

Thanksgiving/Christmas Food

Clients living in Tahoma School District, Maple Valley, Covington, Hobart, Ravensdale, and Black Diamond may receive a Thanksgiving/Christmas food box during one regular November and December shopping visit. Clients are encouraged to shop for holiday food at the beginning of the month to avoid long lines.

Christmas Gifts

You must be a current food bank client and provide current proof of address and verification of children living in your home at the time of registration for gifts. Provides Christmas toys for children, ages birth through 18, of Tahoma School District, Maple Valley, Covington, Hobart, Ravensdale, and Black Diamond. Walk in to register October 30 through December 5.  

Messiah Lutheran Church

Address: 410 H St. NE, Auburn, WA 98002

Phone: (253) 833-5280

Website: www.mlcauburn.org/serve/community-dinners

Thanksgiving Dinner

Provides a Thanksgiving meal for anyone in need on Sunday, November 24, at 2:00 p.m.

Mission Africa @ International Living World Ministries

Website: www.missionafrica.us

Smiles @ Christmas

Offers a holiday party with carols, a party jumper, face painting, cotton candy, and free Christmas gifts for children under age 8. Children can play while their parents pick out gifts. Register online, the event is scheduled for Saturday, December 7 at 11:00 a.m.

NW Life Church

Address: 13120 SE 192nd St., Renton, WA 98058

Website: www.nwlife.church

Phone: (253) 638-8470

Christmas Toy

Provides holiday gifts, while supplies last, for any children in attendance ages 12 and younger on Sunday, December 15. Holiday food may also be available. The event starts at 4:00 p.m.

REACH Center of Hope

Address: 419 S 2nd St, Suite 1, Renton, WA 98057

Website: www.reachrenton.org

Phone: (425) 209-0594

Thanksgiving Dinner

Provides Thanksgiving dinner to anyone in need on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Christmas Dinner

Provides Christmas dinner to anyone in need Christmas Day, December 25, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. 

St. James Cathedral/Cathedral Kitchen

Address: 907 Columbus St., Seattle, WA 98104

Website: http://www.stjames-cathedral.org/narthex.aspx

Phone: (206) 264-2091

Thanksgiving Dinner

Provides Thanksgiving dinner to anyone in need on November 28 at 3:00 p.m.

Christmas Dinner

Provides Christmas dinner to anyone in need on December 25 at 3:00 p.m. 

St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church

Address: 13055 SE 192nd St., Renton, WA 98058

Website www.ststephenslife.com

Phone: (253) 631-1044

Thanksgiving Dinner

Provides Thanksgiving dinner to anyone in need on November 28 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. 

Salvation Army - Social Services Department - Kent

Address: 1209 Central Ave S Suite 145, Kent, WA, 98032

Website: www.salvationarmynw.org

Phone: (253) 852-4983

Toy For Tots - Christmas Assistance

Provides toys for low-income families with children ages 5-12 in Kent and Auburn area. Documents required:

  • Verification of household income
  • Proof of address
  • Photo ID for adults
  • Birth certificate or DSHS services cards for children

Call to register Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., October 1-November 16, or walk in to register December 3, 4, 5 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. or until capacity is met. 

Thai Siam Restaurant

Address: 8305 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA, 98117

Website: www.thaisiamrestaurant.com

Phone: (206) 784-5465

Christmas Day Dinner

Provides a free Christmas Day turkey dinner for anyone in need. Walk-in December 25 from Noon-2:00 p.m. 

Trinity Community Church – Hungry Soul Café

Address: 3807 Reith Rd., S, Kent, WA 98032

Website: www.jesusattrinity.org

Phone: (253) 852-1044

Thanksgiving Celebration

Provides a traditional Thanksgiving meal, music and raffle for those in need the day before Thanksgiving on November 27. The meal begins at 5:30 p.m.