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Since 1967 Northwest Harvest has been helping feed hungry people in Washington and until that need is gone, we'll be here writing about the stories of the people we serve and those who help make our mission possible.

Here you'll read stories from and about a variety of people involved in the organization: including our volunteers, our staff and our clients; food procurement, nutrition, food safety, advocacy, childhood hunger. We hope you enjoy them and engage with them. We would love nothing more than to hear your stories and your comments to ours.

Cuts to SNAP Are Coming Our Way

by Catherine McAuliffe

Have you heard that cuts to SNAP benefits are coming tomorrow? What does that mean for our neighbors in Washington? What does that mean for those of us working to combat hunger here in our state and nationally? Thanks to the Washington Post for posting a couple of fantastic reads about what is happening and what is coming up due to these cuts.

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When We Do Not Realize What We Are Saying

by Catherine McAuliffe

I am confident in saying that we have all been on the receiving end of a statement where we interpreted the words vastly differently than the person saying them meant. Sometimes we say things and we have no idea what the other person hears in what we say. Today's post shares a different blog's post about that issue when it comes to visiting a food bank.

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