Procurement Update

July 2014

Mike Regis

Hello friends and partners,

Yay! Summer is finally here and we just got back from regional meetings in Colville and Spokane to learn that there is no let-up in the numbers of our friends who are in need. The produce season is upon us and we’ll continue to bring in plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables from Washington and other states. This morning I put in orders for chicken drumsticks that you can expect to see in August and September. Due to many requests from YOU we have decided to expand our SmartBuys program from two to eight items, some of which can be used for both homeless folks and backpack efforts. Here is the list of items that will be available in July: shelf stable milk, canned tuna, canned chicken, applesauce, chicken noodle soup, fruit juice, beef ravioli and spaghetti and meatballs.

Stay cool,

Mike Regis
Director, Procurement & Outreach