St. Lukes Edible Hope Kitchen launches annual fundraiser

St. Lukes in Ballard is holding a two-week fundraiser to support their ongoing Edible Hope Kitchen program.

From Oct. 1 – 15, St. Lukes will be accepting donations to Edible Hope, a program that has served food to those in need for over 30 years. Currently, the Edible Hope Kitchen is serving to-go food every Monday to Friday morning.

“Our program relies almost exclusively on contributions from our friends, partners and neighbors,” program director Sara Bates wrote in a letter to supporters. “In normal times, we would have gathered together in person at our annual fundraising event to hear stories, watch videos, and celebrate the work of Edible Hope. Unfortunately, that is not possible, yet the need is still out there so we are reaching out to ask for your support virtually.”

Throughout the next couple weeks, St. Lukes will hold drawings for Edible Hope Honey plus prizes for the most social media shares. (You can follow along on Facebook and Instagram.)

The online fundraiser will culminate with a virtual event on Oct. 15 at 6pm. To donate to the Hungry to Help fundraiser, visit their Facebook page and find the “Donate” button, or by sending a check to: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (5710 22nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107) with Edible Hope in the memo line.​

To join the virtual event on Oct. 15, you can sign up online starting Oct. 1.

Photo: National Guard assisting St Lukes during their outdoor Edible Hope program | Credit: St Lukes

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