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ALERT: Byrd Barr Place to temporarily close firehouse on March 26, 2021 for renovations.

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map of temporary food bank location on E Pike St, between Crawford Pl and Summit Ave


We have begun critical renovations of our building through summer 2022. Starting March 30, 2021 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.

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Administrative Offices

Our administration offices will also be temporarily relocated, and they will not be open to the public. We will continue to be accessible online and by phone at 206-812-4940, Monday through Friday, between 9 am and 5 pm.

Office Closure: Holidays

  • Monday, January 17, 2022 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Monday, February 21, 2022 (Presidents’ Day)
  • Monday, May 30, 2022 (Memorial Day)
  • Friday, June 20, 2022 (Juneteenth)
  • Monday, July 4, 2022 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 5, 2022 (Labor Day)
  • Monday, October 10, 2022 (Indigenous Peoples’ Day)
  • Friday, November 11, 2022 (Veterans Day)
  • Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, 2022 (Thanksgiving)
  • Close at noon on Friday, December 23, 2022 (Christmas Eve)
  • Monday and Tuesday, December 26 and 27, 2022 (Christmas)
  • Monday, January 2, 2023 (New Year’s Day)

Office Closure: Snow or Emergency

In addition to the dates listed above, Byrd Barr Place may have an unexpected closure due to extreme weather, severe power outages or other emergencies. Byrd Barr Place adheres to the Seattle Public Schools closures and delays due to snow.


If you would like to talk with us about making a donation, please reach out to Development Manager Meredith Sibley at or 206-812-4943.


How can we help you?

You can check the status of your grant by creating an account through our online portal. We can also send you email notifications when the status of your application and/or grant changes.


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For information about why the organization changed its name to Byrd Barr Place, please check out our story. 


If you can't find an answer to your question or need support in Amharic, Spanish, Thai, Tigrinya, or Vietnamese, please reach out via phone at 206-812-4940. Visit our Contact Us page for additional details.