As we reach the end of 2013 I would like to thank Feed Washington donors for making this year one of our most impactful years ever. Your generosity produced over 58,000 meals for the hungry kids of our state!
Feed Washington was recently able to provide food to hungry children in Spokane, Bellingham, Everett, Seattle and Okanogan County with distributions to the Whatcom County Boys and Girls Club, Jewish Family Service Food Bank, Okanogan County Community Action Council, and Casino Road Kids Ministries. We are truly living up to our mission of feeding children across Washington State!
My recent visit to the Casino Road Kids Ministries (CRKM) on behalf of Feed Washington was inspiring and humbling. Casino Road, as CRKM's website says, "...is a highly populated two-mile section of road located in south Everett. This road has an infamous reputation for being one of the highest areas of crime, drug deals, prostitution, and gang activity in the city. Casino Road is also the home address for many children who reside in one of the area’s several large apartment complexes. Over 70% of them are living below the poverty line."
CRKM, through its dynamic leader, Tyrone McMorris, provides a refuge for the children of Casino Road which includes food, tutoring, fun activities and positive support. What Tyrone and his team are able to accomplish with limited resources is nothing short of amazing. If one of your new year's resolutions for 2014 is to find ways to give back, and you live near Everett, I would encourage you to reach out to Tyrone.
A sincere thanks to all of you, again, for your continued support. To date, we have generated over 528,000 meals for our state’s kids, and we’re looking forward to our best year ever in 2014!
President | Founder