With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner and the pandemic running unabated, many families are struggling this year and could use a helping hand. Here are a few resources to make your holiday a little brighter:

FREE TURKEY GIVEAWAY

Stop by the RIZP Skyway drive-thru pantry (14623 Renton Ave. S.) on Monday, November 23 from 2-4pm to pick up your FREE turkey!! Turkey giveaway will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. Limited quantities are available. ***Social distance guidelines will be strictly enforced as we will be asking attendees to remain in their cars***

FREE GROCERIES

The Southwest Teen Life Center will be having a community Food Drive on Friday, November 20 in its West Seattle parking Lot (2801 SW Thistle St). This is a FREE EVENT for everyone. They will be giving away 1,500 Farm to Family Groceries as a Pre-Thanksgiving Event. You can grab a box for your family, friends, or elderly neighbor.

The Eastridge Church is offering free groceries along with a turkey giveaway on Saturday, November 21 starting at 9am. Locations are 24205 SE Issaquah-Fall City Rd in Issaquah and 4500 39th Ave SW in Seattle. Limited quantities, drive-through only.

TEAMSTERS TOY DRIVE

Need some help with toys for your kids this year? Our Union is holding a Toy Drive for Teamster families. Visit our Toy Drive webpage and provide us with your contact information. We'll reach out and arrange delivery straight to your door. 

RENT/MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE - PUYALLUP RESIDENTS

Puyallup residents who have experienced negative economic impacts due to the coronavirus pandemic may be eligible to receive help with rent or mortgage payments. Assistance will be offered up to one month’s cost of rent or mortgage, not to exceed $1,500. Income limits apply.

To qualify for these funds, the household must:

  • Be within the City of Puyallup city limits o Verified here: https://gis-portal-puyallup.opendata.arcgis.com/
  • Applicants must be able to document a loss of income due to COVID-19. 
  • Rental assistance payments will be for one month’s rent up to $1,500.
  • Puyallup residents with income up to 120% area median income ($60,000) will be eligible. 
  • Payments must be paid directly to landlords

The last day for issuing funds is November 30. When leaving a message or sending an email, please include your full name, address, and phone number. We will be returning calls Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday of this week. All Saints Community Services 253-848-2000 ascs@allsaintsparish.com