Message from the Director: The Changing Face of Need

When Mildred called Fishline recently, it took all of her courage. In her 87 years in Poulsbo, she had hadn’t ever asked for help. Never rich but always able to make it, Mildred and her husband worked hard while raising their three children. In retirement, they had enough to cover the bills and put a […]

New and Improved Front Market System, Thanks to Everyone!

Just wanted to share this update on the new and improved front market system.  Staff, volunteers and clients agree this new way of food bank shopping is easier for our clients, less stressful and a better way of making sure our food stretch as far as it can.  Thanks to the innovative spirits and creativity of our volunteers, […]

Community Events, Week of July 23

Courtesy of the Knox Gardener On Wednesday, July 25,  Suquamish Church of Christ will host a community dinner between 5-7pm.  This is a weekly event. All are welcome.  On Thursday, July 26, First Lutheran Church in Poulsbo will host a community dinner between 5-6pm.  This is a weekly event.  All are welcome.  On Thursday, July 26, […]

Give a Student a Good Start Through Fishline’s School Supply Program

Each year, North Kitsap Fishline’s School Supply Program provides children in need with basic school supplies for the upcoming school year. The cost of sending students back to school adds to family budgets that are already stretched thin and some are unable to purchase items needed for their children. We greatly appreciate your efforts in […]

11 Facts About Hunger in the United States

Photo:, Feed-America In 2010, 17.2 million households, (1 in 7) were food insecure, the highest number ever recorded in the U.S. More than 16 million (almost 1 in 5) American children are at risk of hunger. Households with children experience food insecurity at almost double the rate of households without children. Nearly 1 in […]