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Free meals
are offered at more than 20 meals sites throughout Spokane County.  A donation of approximately $3.50 is suggested. 

Spokane serves hot and cold meals to those in need, including children, women, men, low-income, homeless, seniors, and those who are home-bound. 


What You Can Do:
  • Volunteer to help serve meals at one of the providers in Spokane County. 

  • Volunteers are needed for:
    • set-up, take-down
    • dishwashers, clean-up, sweeping, mopping
    • food preparation, cooking
    • serving food and beverages
    • food delivery
    • inventory, office
    • laundry

Resources:


Meals are served at: 



All Saints Lutheran Church
314 S. Spruce St.  (Browne’s Addition)
Spokane, WA  99204
(509) 838-4409
Dinner:  5 pm on Tuesday

American Indian Community Center
801 E. 2nd Street, Ste. 10
Spokane, WA
(sponsored by Gonzaga University)
Dinner:  5:30-6:30 pm, Thursday

Blessings Under the Bridge
Under the Interstate 90 bridge, at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Browne Street
Dinner:  6-7 pm, Wednesdays
Summer BBQ:   (to be announced)
This outreach ministry serves a hot meal for homeless people.
For more information, to help out, or donate, visit http://www.butb.org.   

Calvary Baptist Soup Kitchen
207 E. 3rd Avenue
Spokane, WA   99201
(509) 747-8793
Lunch:  Saturday, 11 - 1:00 pm

Central United Methodist Church
518 W. Third Ave.
Spokane, WA  99201
(509) 838-1431
Email:  PastorIan@aol.com
http://www.Change4TB.com
Breakfast:  Monday - Friday, 7:30-8:30 am
Lunch:  Monday and Thursday, 12 Noon
Dinner:  Monday and Thursday, 4:30-5:30 pm

City Gate
170 S. Madison
Spokane, WA  99201
(509) 455-9670   
Breakfast:  10-12 Noon, Tuesday thru Friday  (2nd and 4th Saturday only ?) 
Lunch:        12:00 - 3:00 pm, Tuesday thru Friday
Dinner:        7-8:30 pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (last Sunday of the month) 
Summer BBQ:   Date to be announced.

Crosswalk  
525 W. Second  Ave. (corner of 2nd and Howard)
Spokane, WA   99201
(509) 838-6596
Email:  kmccruden@voaspokane.org 
http://voaspokane.org 
(serving Homeless Teens - ages 13-17)
Breakfast:  9-9:30 am, 7 days/week
Lunch:       12-12:30 pm, 7 days/week
Dinner:       6-6:30 pm, 7 days/week

Cup of Cool Water
  (Youth)
1106 W. Second Avenue (2nd Avenue and Madison)
Spokane, WA  99201
(509) 747-6686
Email:  cup@cupofcoolwater.org    
(age 22 and under)
Lunch:   Monday 12-2 pm; Tuesday 1-4 pm, Wednesday 2-4 pm, Thursday 1-4 pm
Dinner:  7-9:30 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Feed Cheney
(Wren Pierson Building)
615 - 4th St.

Cheney, WA  99004
(509) 999-0850
Email:  feedcheney@gmail.com
http://www.feedcheney.org
Dinner:  last Monday of each month, 5:30 pm.
In addition, a free grocery distribution is made at that time. 

First Covenant Church
212 S. Division  (in the parking lot)
Spokane, WA   99201
(509) 747-2818
Lunch:   2 pm - Sunday.  Doors open at 2 pm.  (Not on 1st Sunday of the month)
Dinner:  6-8:30 pm on Friday (UGM's Outreach)
Summer BBQ:   Date to be announced.
NOTE:  First Covenant is moving before summer of 2014.  Their building has been purchased by Mars Hill Church, a Reformed Christian megachurch based in Seattle. 

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

1832 W. Dean Avenue
Spokane, WA
(509) 326-6471
Breakfast:  9-10 am, Saturday
Dinner:       5:30-6 pm, Wednesday

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

2511 S. Pines Rd
Spokane Valley, WA   99216
(509) 926-7966
Dinner:   Last Tuesday of each month at 6 pm.  (Exception: dinner will be served Dec. 17, 2013)  
We ask that you call for a reservation, but walk-ins are welcome. 

House of Charity
32 W. Pacific
Spokane, WA  99201
(509) 624-7821   
(serving Homeless Men)
Breakfast:  8:30 am - Tuesday through Saturday
Lunch:       11-11:30 am, Tuesday through Saturday

Jacob's Well
500 S. Stone
Spokane, WA   99202
(509) 535-9355

Mid-City Concerns Senior Center
1222 W. 2nd Avenue
Spokane, WA  99201
(509) 747-3257
(serving age 60 and older)
Breakfast:  8:00-9:00 am - Monday through Friday
Lunch:       11:30 am - 3 pm-   Monday through Friday

New Hope Ranch
(Meals are served at the Connections Church)
2524 E. Queen
Spokane, WA   99208   (Hillyard)
(509) 466-7643
Lunch:   Monday and Wednesday, 12 Noon - 2:00 pm
Dinner:   Friday, 5-6:30 pm

Off-Broadway Family Outreach
1804 W. Broadway
Spokane, WA  99201
(509) 998-4096 or (509) 998-2630
Dinner:  5:30 pm, every Monday
May - Sept.:    The Hub (Lighthouse Hub), 2225 W. Mallon
(Nettleton and Mallon), corner of Off-Broadway
Sept. - April:    Winter at The Porch, 1804 W. Broadway
http://www.obfo-spokane.com 
Women's Lighthouse of Hope
(509) 474-0406
Leadership/Discipleship Home - feeds the Hungry physically and spiritually. 

Orchard Christian Fellowship
312 E. 3rd Avenue
Spokane, WA
(509) 838-0139
Breakfast:  7 am, Sunday (does not include the 1st Sunday of each month)
Dinner:       4:30 pm on Tuesday (does not include 1st Tuesday of each month)

Our Lady of Lourdes  
1115 W. Riverside
Spokane, WA   99204
(509) 358-4290   
http://www.sppokanecathedral.com 
(sandwiches only)
Lunch:  11 am, Monday thru Thursday
Dinner:  4-5 pm, Monday thru Friday

Peaceful Valley Community Center
214 N. Cedar St.
Spokane, WA   99201
(509) 624-8634
http://peacefulvalley.qwestoffice.net/index2.html
Lunch:  Friday 11:00 am

Salvation Army
222 E. Indiana
Spokane, WA
Dinner:   Thursday 5:45 pm

Shalom Ministry
(Central United Methodist Church - basement)
518 W. Third Ave.
Spokane, WA 
(509) 838-1431
Breakfast:  7:30-8:30 am, Monday through Friday
Lunch:       1:30 - 2:30 pm, first Sunday of each month
Dinner:       4:30-5:30 pm, Monday; 4-5:00 pm Thursday
                    4:30-5:30 pm, Thursday

SPEAR  - (Kids)
1905 E. Pacific
Spokane, WA
(509) - unknown
(Youth, ages 4-18)
Dinner:  Tuesday and Wednesday, 3:30-5:30 pm
Summer Breakfast Program - (to be announced)

Spokane Valley United Methodist Church
115 N. Raymond Road
Spokane Valley, WA    99206
(509) 924-7262
Lunch:  12:30 pm on Sunday (last Sunday of the month ONLY)

St. Ann’s Parish Hall -
Neighborhood Lunch
2120 W. First Avenue
Spokane, WA   99202
(509) 535-3031 
Lunch:  1 pm on Sunday
Dinner:  6 pm on Monday

St. Peter's Lutheran Church - Food Bank
4620 N. Regal
Spokane, WA   99207
(509) 487-4843
http://www.splspokane.org
Breakfast:  3rd Saturday each month, 9-10:30 am

Union Gospel Mission

1224 E. Trent
Spokane, WA  99202
(509) 535-8510
(serving Homeless Men) 
Lunch:  12-12:30 pm, 7 days/week
Dinner:  5:30-6:30 pm, 7 days/week

Women and Children’s Free Restaurant
1620 N. Monroe St.
Spokane, WA    99205
(509) 324-1995
Email:  volunteer@wcfrspokane.org 
Email:  wcfrestaurant@qwest.net 
(St. Paul’s Methodist Church - basement)
They serve 100 meals/day, or 3,000 meals/month.  
Lunch:  11:30-1:30 pm on Friday
Dinner:  Tuesday: 4-6 pm.    Wednesday and Thursday:  3-6 pm
(serving Women and Children- boys up to age 18)
Meals served at the Women and Children's Free Restaurant are tasty, made-from scratch free dinners for low-income women and children.  Volunteers are needed to help with set up, decorating, serving food and beverages, cleanup (dish-washing, sweeping, mopping, and other closing procedures), entertaining guests, and more. 
(Updated April 2013)


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