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How Your Financial Giving Has Helped

Our work:

OSFB is a 100% volunteer organization.

OSFB supplies a standard menu of items to guests at each distribution.

Food donations are wonderful, however, OSFB can purchase more food per $1 than the general public can.

Funds are used to purchase standard items such as eggs, bread and to replenish declining food stocks.

I am a retired veteran living on a fixed income.  Recently, my wife and I got custody of our two teenage grandchildren. Teenagers eat a lot. The food we get from the food bank helps us get through the month.”                                                                                                               ~Ed H.

We moved here in November.  We lived in a hotel with our children for 3 months.  We found out about the food bank after we had spent a weekend eating just plain noodles with our hands because we were so hungry.  We have gotten food as we need it and have always been treated with the utmost respect and your organization of volunteers do not make us feel ashamed to receive help. Thanks so, much.”

~Sharon T.

My wife takes a lot of medications. If it weren’t for the food bank, we would have to choose between food and her prescriptions.”

~Sam G.

Our guests say it best:
Hunger Does Not Wait Until Tomorrow … Your Help Is Needed Today

Hungry families need food year-round. Join our monthly giving program and help ensure that adults and children in our communities have enough healthy food every month of the year.

A donation of just $100/month provides 3 meals a day for an entire year for three people.

Matching Funds:

Many companies will double, or triple charitable contributions made by employees. Ask your HR manger if your company has a matching gift program and have them donate to OSFB.  It will make your gift go twice as far.

Help Via Our Donation Jars at Events Around Town

The list below shows some of the many events where OSFB interacts with the community. You are welcome to drop off money or a food donation with us at any or all these events.

Ocean Shore Events:

Here are some of the community events where volunteers will typically interact with the public:

February – Antique & Collectibles Show

March – Beachcomber Fun Fair and the Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival

May – North Beach Singers Spring Concert

June – OS Flag Day Parade, AAOS Fine Art, 3D & Photography Show, and Sand & Sawdust Festival

August – Ocean Shores Woof-A-Thon, AAOS Arts and Crafts Show, and Oyhut Paddle Event

October – IGA Table and Halloween at the Convention Center

November – ACE Ladies Night, North Beach Singers Christmas Concert, and Winter Fanta-Sea

Donation Jars Around Town:

There are cash donation jars at several of the local businesses around town.
Feel free to donate in one of the jars at:

  • Anchor Thrift Store

  • Elk Head

  • Martin Bruni Liquor Store

AmazonSmile Donation:

Amazon Smile – You can support the Ocean Shores Food Bank every time you make a purchase from All you need to do is use AmazonSmile. It is the same Amazon you know – same products, same prices, same service. When you log on to, please choose Ocean Shores Food Bank as the charity to whom you want the donation given. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase to the Ocean Shores Food Bank. Every little bit helps, thank you for using AmazonSmile.

Thank you & Our Pledge:

OSFB values your donation and is committed to using it as efficiently as possible to help those in need.  Together, we can fight hunger one day at a time!  If you have any questions about donating to us, please email us (and we will get back to you) at



of all OSFB donations
support our hunger relief programs!

Our Challenge:


Our Vision & Mission:

Vision: Everyone has access to sufficient, nutritious food…
Mission: So no one in our community goes hungry.

The vision and mission define OSFB goals. Until those goals are reached, your financial donations will help make Ocean Shores a better place to live for all its citizens.



The Ocean Shores Food Bank is an IRS 501(c)(3) not for profit charity and has also been designated a charitable corporation in the state of Washington. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.