ALERT: Byrd Barr Place to temporarily close firehouse starting Mar. 19, 2021 for renovations.

Food bank to relocate to 420 E. Pike St. for 15 months.

We will soon begin critical renovations of our building through summer 2022. Our food bank will be temporarily relocated to 420 E. Pike St., and will be open Tue. 11 am – 4 pm, Wed. 12 pm – 4 pm, and Thu. 10 am – 2 pm. You can continue to access other essential services on our website or by calling 206-812-4940. We are committed to serving our growing community throughout this renovation.

Learn more about the renovations >

Advocating for Racial Equity

Advocating for Equity Statewide

We bring people together through anti-poverty and anti-racist actions to create an equitable future. Our groundbreaking reports spur public dialogue and drive solutions.


We are deeply saddened by the loss of Black lives, due to violence fueled by racism and the effects of COVID-19. We know long-standing institutional racism has negatively impacted our Black communities and we are calling for change, as well as stand in unity with those calling for change.

News & Events

Building Renovation

Our historic firehouse is undergoing a major interior renovation.

Investing in Black-led Organizations

Black leaders share their experiences in The Case for Investing in King County’s Black-led Organizations.

Educational Opportunity

A ZIP code or neighborhood should not determine the educational opportunities or outcomes for kids in our district.

Building pathways to self-sufficiency

Food bank visits in 2020
Seattle residents use our safety-net services each year
Seattle households kept warm with our energy assistance program in 2020
Seattle families stayed housed with our rental assistance program in 2020

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