Help make a difference in the community this holiday season.

Swansons is collecting non-perishable food donations for the Ballard Food Bank from November 14th-December 23rd.

The Ballard Food Bank distributes food to 1,300 people each week and delivers groceries to more than 80 elderly and disabled clients that are unable to leave their homes. An estimated 14.3% of Washington households are food insecure and 305,000 kids live in these households. 

Drop off donations at Swansons during business hours any day until December 23, 2015.

Here is the Ballard Food Bank's Wishlist:

Food Items:

  • canned soups
  • canned fruit & vegetables
  • shelf-stable milk & alternative milks (soy, rice, almond)
  • canned meat & fish
  • vegetarian beans & soups
  • peanut butter & other nut butters
  • jams & jellies
  • coffee
  • pasta
  • cooking oils

Pet Items:

  • pet food
  • cat litter

Ballard Food Bank: We bring food and hope to our neighbors... because there can be enough for everyone.



Hygiene Items:

  • baby & adult diapers
  • diaper wipes
  • shampoo
  • conditioner
  • soap
  • lotion
  • deodorant
  • toothbrushes
  • toothpaste
  • razors
  • toilet paper
  • feminine hygiene items