Spokane Valley Partners<
10814 East Broadway Ave.
Spokane Valley, WA 99206
(509) 927-1153

Contact: Cal Coblentz, Exec. Dir.Cora Yount, Volunteer Coordinator, (509) 927-1153
admin@svpart.org


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Purpose:
Spokane Valley Partners, formerly the Spokane Valley Community Center & Food Bank, serves as the only comprehensive source of social services between the Spokane City Limits and the Idaho border. We provide outreach and services to over 70,000 people.

Our campus is home to several other organizations and also provides meeting space for a variety of community-building purposes.

In addition, SVP runs programs of its own to provide needed goods and services to low income families in our service area.  Examples of these services include our

    Clothing Bank  (serves over 6,000 people)No appointment necessary.

    Food Bank
(serves over 10,000 families)  By appointment only. 
   
Please bring address verification dated in the last 30 days.

    Emergency Assistance for utilities
(serves over 8,000 families)
    Prescriptions and other essentials
    Protective payee services
    Community Voice Mail

    Have-A-Heart Valentine Program
(Jan.-Feb.)
    Smart Start School Supplies
(July-Aug.)
    Coats 4 Kids
(Oct.-Nov.)

    Food for Though
t provides weekend meals for homeless students at in many of the
    Spokane Valley schools.  Participation ranges from pre-school through high school.

Volunteer Opportunities:
  • Help in the Clothing bank

  • Work in the Food Bank, Wed. 11-1 pm and 1:30 - 4 pm; and Thurs. 11-1 pm. 
    NOTE:  Age 13+.

  • Help sort and distribute donated items.

  • Families with children under 13 may involve children in preparing bags of laundry soap.  Pour soap from large tubs of powdered laundry soap into gallon zip-lock bags, filling half-way; include a copy of the ingredients (for allergies); and write on the bag how much soap to put in each load.

  • Help staff the reception desk and giving programs
  • Help raise funds
  • Provide assistance with Coats 4 Kids and the Christmas Gift Distribution.
  • Provide layettes (call Rose for updates)

  • DONATE:  92% of every donated dollar goes directly to programs and services. 

    • Food donations are needed year around, especially in the Spring and Summer, as children eat  more meals at home during the summer.  Drop-off food donations Monday-Thurs 8-4 pm. 

    • Personal hygiene items of any kind, diapers (especially size 4-5), layettes (sleepers, onesies, bath towels, baby clothing).  We provide a drop-off bin for clothing outside the building.
Annual Events:
January/February          Have a Heart Valentine program
July                                Golf Tournament
July/August                    Smart Start School Supply Distribution
October/November        Coats 4 Kids
November                      Thanksgiving Food Distribution
December                      Season of Sharing Christmas Gift Distribution
December                      Christmas Food Basket Distribution