Richland Food Bank

Welcome to Your Local Tri-Cities Food Bank in Richland

At the heart of Richland, the Tri-Cities Food Bank serves as a beacon of hope for families in need. We understand that everyone can face tough times, and we’re here to lend a hand, providing nourishing groceries for you and your loved ones.

Our doors are open to all residents of our service area who find themselves in need of a helping hand. You are welcome to receive food as often as once every two weeks.

Who We Serve

All clients need to have taken a number by 11:20 AM.

We require:

  • Picture ID and proof of current address every time you come for food.
  • Proof of current address is anything that has your name, current address, and date that is not over 90 days old (e.g., a bill. Rent receipt, prescription bottle, DSHS letter.)

We do not ask for proof of need.

Clients can come for food every 14 days.

During inclement weather tune in to KONA 610 AM (Also online at and listen to the school closure report for updates on food bank operations.

Clients are given a cart of food based on what we have available, family size, and family makeup.

We serve two bags of food to the homeless, and they can come every 14 days.

We are not a grocery store : Clients: cannot order what they want, but they can tell us what they do not want or need.

We use Google Translate to help with non-English speaking clients.

What We Provide

Families receive a variety of groceries that may include, meat, eggs, margarine or butter, canned goods, rice, beans, flour, pasta products, seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables, and miscellaneous donated foods and supplies.  In addition, bread, rolls, and other bakery products are available as donations allow.

We participate in the WSDA programs The Emergency Food Assistance Food Program (TEFAP) and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) to provide clients with additional nutritious food.

Bringing Donations to Richland Food Bank

If bringing donations to the Richland Food Bank, please drive to the rear of the facility and enter either the rear side door or the large roll-up door if it is open.  Donations are accepted when we are open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.  8:00 AM to 11:45 AM.

We accept the following in-kind donations of food:

  • Food in original sealed cans, jars, boxes, and bags. The item labels must be intact. 
  • Any fresh produce from your garden.

We do not accept the following items:

  • Meat or frozen items.
  • Dairy or egg products, that need to be refrigerated.
  • Items that have been cooked or prepared at a home or restaurant.
  • Clothing or household items.

Questions? Need Assistance?

When the need arises call us at (509) 582-0411 or stop by one of our locations when we are open.

Richland Food Bank

Richland Location