Here are some resources you need to know to help you navigate the winter weather:

Catholic Charities

  • Volunteer Chores: this service provides a wide range of tasks including yard work and shoveling snow from driveways and pathways.
  • Contact: 509-459-6172

SNAP

  • Weatherization: check for safety hazards, improve ventilation, reduce drafts with weather stripping etc.
  • Energy Assistance: helps make heating more affordable and helps maintain a warm home
  • Contact: 509-456-7627

Para-Transit

  • Wheelchair accessible shared ride transportation for individuals whose disability prevents them from using regular fixed bus routes
  • Contact: 509-328-1552

2nd Harvest Food Bank

  • Mobile Markets: Drive through emergency food boxes available at various locations throughout Spokane
  • Contact: 509-534-6678

November is National Care Givers Month

Caregiving can be a demanding task which can result in mental exhaustion and physical fatigue but it can also be a rewarding experience.  Caregiving is a way to better appreciate the “little moments” that life has to offer and reduces the need to worry about your loved ones because you are involved in their care. Here are some tips to help you maintain your mental and physical health and focus on the positives.

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Food Box Distribution

The Inland Northwest Farmers Market Association is an amazing organization that is distributing groceries to those in need. They are giving out large boxes of fresh produce, meat and dairy every day of the week. You can pick up your box at any one of the locations listed below. You can also find more information online at www.inwfma.org/reserveyourbox

 

Monday:
Hillyard Farmers Market
3pm-5pm
5102 N Market St, Spokane, WA

Tuesday:
Fairwood Farmers Market
3pm-5pm
319 W Hastings Rd, Spokane, WA

Wednesday:
Millwood Farmers Market
3pm-5pm
9300 E Frederick Ave, Spokane, WA

Thursday:
South Perry Farmers Market
3pm-5pm
924 S Perry St, Spokane, WA

Friday:
Empire Cold Storage Food Box
12pm-2pm
11016 East Montgomery Drive, Spokane Valley, WA