Event Season

by Catherine McAuliffe

'Tis the season for events here at Northwest Harvest and we hope you've been and will be a part of them.

Top Pot logoFriday, June 7: National Doughnut Day

Join us Friday, June 7 from all 8 Top Pot locations as we celebrate this festive occasion. From 6 a.m.-11 a.m., Northwest Harvest volunteers will be collecting donations of food and funds at all locations. Each location will select a winner of a year’s supply of doughnuts as well as other great prizes If you can’t join us in person you can still donate by texting “TOPPOT” to 80888. To find your closest Top Pot location, visit:

Saturday, June 8: Seattle Mariners Fight Hunger

The Mariners host the dreaded New York Yankees for the 11th annual Fight Hunger Night at Safeco Field. Mariners wives join Northwest Harvest staff and volunteers to collect your donations at Safeco gates prior to the 1:10 PM game. Help support the Mariners Fight Hunger! Support this event by donating online, or by texting "ENDHUNGER" to 80888 to give $10 now.

Thanks to everyone who participated in events over the weekend.

Sunday, June 2: Tacoma Rainiers Strike Out Hunger

Hundreds spent the day with the Boys of Summer as your Rainiers took on the Sacramento River Cats, unfortunately the result wasn't what we wanted. Volunteers were at the gates to welcome fans and collect nonperishable food items. We'll let you know the results of this event really soon.

Friday, May 31: KHQ Success By 6 Food Drive

5:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Staff at KHQ-TV were up bright and early to broadcast live at Spokane area Yoke’s Fresh Market locations. Thousands of people dropped off nonperishable food and money to share with neighbors in need.  We are still counting cash and pounds but you donated more than 15,000 pounds to Northwest Harvest.  This event was Sponsored by Yoke’s Fresh Markets, American Family Insurance and America West Bank.

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