Food and Clothing
Multi-Service Center offers supplemental and emergency food to individuals and families who live in the bounds of the Federal Way School District (zip codes: 98003, 98023, parts of 98001, 98032, 98422). Customers may visit the food bank once per week.
Multi-Service Center also offers new and gently used clothing to residents of all South King County cities and unincorporated areas through our clothing bank. We also may have housewares such as towels, blankets, or sheets. Customers may visit the clothing bank once a month.
The quantity each customer is allowed through the food and clothing bank is based on family size.
Nearly 90% of our food is donated through individuals, local grocers and restaurants, Northwest Harvest, and the Grocery Rescue (a Food Lifeline program). Food bank volunteers pick up produce and frozen meat and other foods from area grocery stores each week.Volunteers receive special training to handle the frozen food properly so it does not thaw or spoil before it can be distributed to food bank patrons.
MSC’s Clothing Bank receives almost all our clothing from donations by the community. We accept only new or gently used clothing (casual, professional, and dressy) and shoes of all sizes and styles, from infant through adult.
Food Bank: Federal Way School District (98003, 98023, parts of 98001, 98032, 98422)
Clothing Bank: South King County
1200 S. 336th St., Federal Way
From the parking lot, follow the path that leads between our food bank and warehouse. The line forms under the breezeway.
Bring with you:
- Picture identification
- Bill or mail not older than 30 days to show proof of address
- Bags or boxes to take your food with you
- First Visit Only: social security number is requested (but not required) for each household member
- First Visit Only for the Clothing Bank: register in the Food Bank
10am-2pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday
5-6pm, Fourth (4th) Thursday of the Month
Closed Federal Holidays
Special Needs hours (must have doctors note stating you are unable to stand in line): 9:30-10am Monday, Wednesday, Friday
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