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Welcome to the St. Leo Food Connection!

From its humble beginnings in a garage in 1982, the St. Leo Food Bank has grown into the largest food bank in Pierce County. We are one of the few food banks in the county that is open on Saturdays, and we also have a food line on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Our goal is to provide our clients with enough food for three meals for three days.


We accept donations of unopened non-perishable food items as well as appropriately handled perishable items during our business hours. Due to Health Department regulations we cannot accept home canned.preserved food items. Please call our main office (253-383-5048) if you have any questions.

St. Leo Food Bank Food Line Hours

Food Donation Hours

T/Th - 12:00- 3:30 and 4:30 - 6:00

M/W/F - 8:30 - 4:00

W/F - 9:30 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 3:30

T/Th - 8:30 - 6:00

Sat - 9:30 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 1:30

Sat - 8:30 - 1:30

2014-15 School Year Children's Programs Now Feature Family-Sized Amounts

During the 2014-15 school year we will once again be providing food to hundreds of children at-risk of hunger over the weekend. However, since we know that many if not all of the children we serve share the food we provide with their families we will be changing our focus to providing family-sized amounts. Given the higher cost of individual serving sizes we believe we can do this for the same cost, thereby providing more meals for the same amount of money. We are also hoping to expand our After-School Snacks and Meal Program as well as our Break Bag Program.

Volunteers will be needed to help bag and deliver the food for both programs. Shannon Lees is our new Children's Feeding Program Coordinator and has hit the ground running since she arrived in mid-August. Please contact her if you are interested in volunteering with any of these programs.

We are grateful for the many ways that you help us to continue to fight hunger in Pierce County.

Adolfson Peterson Community golf tournament logoCommunity Builders Golf Tournament Raises $15,000 for Backpack Program!

'Thank You' to Adolfson and Peterson Construction for their donation of $15,000 from their annual golf tournament in support of our Backpack Program.


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