Mission: For more than twenty-five years, Community Lunch on Capitol Hill has been passionate about its mission to provide nutritious meals and hospitality to low-income and homeless adults, youth, and families. Our mission statement: Feeding the Community, Serving the Community, Creating Community. Community Lunch creates community by bringing in volunteers from throughout the region to provide critical nutrition to the most vulnerable members of our community.
Results: Community Lunch now serves over 30,000 hot meals each year, averaging 250 guests at each lunch. Hundreds of volunteers from throughout the region make this possible on a shoe-string budget
Target demographics: Community Lunch is open to all with no questions asked, but our primary demographic is homeless and low-income people in the Seattle area.
Geographic areas served: Seattle metro
Programs: In addition to the full, free hot meal Community Lunch provides other services to those guests who request them. We have a social worker, information and referral specialists, mental health experts, medical advice, free flu shots (in season), clothing, toiletries and a book exchange