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December 2, 2014 at 3:02 PM

County donates delivery van after food bank’s was stolen

King County has donated a surplus van to Puget Sound Labor Agency, a Belltown food bank. The agency’s delivery van was stolen last month. “When we were informed about the stolen van, we understood the urgency and stepped up to help,” King County Executive Dow Constantine said in a news release Tuesday. “Rather than…

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November 10, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Theft of delivery van leaves Belltown food bank scrambling

When volunteers for a Belltown food bank arrived at 6 a.m. Monday morning to start their rounds picking up donations they were greeted with a heartbreaking site: their sole delivery van was gone. Lynn Nishimura, executive director for Puget Sound Labor Agency, said she and other volunteers scrambled into action — many hopped into personal cars to pick up…

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February 29, 2012 at 8:46 AM

Queen Anne food bank celebrates reopening today

A Lower Queen Anne food bank that closed in November because it lacked funding has reopened. Staff at the Sacred Heart of Jesus, a Catholic Church a few feet from Seattle Center, held a re-opening ceremony at 8:30 this morning. The food bank quietly reopened last week, said Elise Hale-Case, who runs the food bank. For…

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