Front Burner Blog

2010-2014: Hunger Safety Net Trends

September 1, 2015
Although the overall number of meals provided by the safety net did not change dramatically between 2012 and 2014, with a closer look we see that the places those meals come from changed, affecting

Private and Public Food Programs Working Together

September 1, 2015
By: Katharine Ryan As in prior years the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) is the greatest single source of meals. It made up 66%, or almost 370 million meals in the safety net. Read Article »

Snapshot of the Hunger Safety Net

September 1, 2015
By: Katharine Ryan In 2014, the hunger safety net in Western Washington continued to provide an incredible number of meals – nearly 560 million, well above the 493 million in 2010. Read Article »

Take A Photo With The Hunger Square

August 31, 2015
By: Abby Nafziger Stopping hunger takes a whole community. Which is why we are so lucky at Food Lifeline to have incredible supporters like you. Read Article »

Congressman Adam Smith Visits Kids Cafe Site In Kent

August 27, 2015
By: Tacy Reading Summer is an exciting time, but for some families it’s a time of uncertainty. Read Article »