Your gift to Byrd Barr Place will help people meet their basic needs so they can focus on getting themselves and their families back on their feet.

With your support:

  • More families will keep a warm roof over their heads and avoid homelessness.
  • The heat and lights will stay on in thousands of Seattle households during the cold winter months.
  • More children will have a stable home and enough to eat so they can succeed in school.
  • Elders and those who are homebound will have access to fresh and healthy food.

Donate Online

Private donors are the heartbeat of our organization. Make a secure one-time donation or recurring monthly, quarterly or annual gift.

Personalized Giving

To discuss a tailored giving plan, contact Development Manager Meredith Sibley at 206-812-4943 or

In-Kind Donations

We gratefully accept toiletries, nonexpired food, baby items and other essentials for our food bank clients. Donations can be made in person or purchased from our Amazon Wish List. For more information about making an in-kind donation, contact the Food Bank Coordinators at 206.812.4970.

Host a Food Drive

Hosting a food drive for the food bank can be a great way to support food security for families and seniors in Seattle. We can supply a packet of instructions and help to coordinate with your organization, Church, school or neighborhood group. Some of our most desired items are: canned or smoked fish and packaged meats, broth (chicken, beef, vegetable), dried fruit & nuts, pop-top canned soups, shelf stable milk and rice/pasta/tortillas.

Shop for Good


Select us as your charity of choice when you shop at AmazonSmile, and AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to Byrd Barr Place.

Fred Meyer

Enroll in the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program and link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Byrd Barr Place. Each quarter, Fred Meyer makes a donation based on the cumulative spending of linked customers. You’ll support our work each time you shop—and still receive your Rewards Points.

Central Co-op

Round up your bill to the nearest dollar when you shop at Central Co-op, and your change will help us purchase fresh dairy and produce for our food bank.

Other Ways to Get Involved


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Byrd Barr Place is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

“Thank you for the generosity towards our family during these difficult times, when money isn’t enough. We are so thankful for all the people that make the Byrd Barr Place food bank possible.”

Ms. Mona