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Food is the gift of life

We serve meals at two shelters – Helen’s Place and Sophia’s Place – and depend on the community to provide the women nourishing meals.

Helen’s Place, Kirkland
Lunch and dinner for 40 women
(all days of the week)

Hot breakfast for 40 women
(Saturdays & Sundays)

Address: 8045 120th Avenue NE, Suite 200
Kirkland, WA 98033

Sophia’s Place, Bellevue

Lunch for 30 women
inner for 21 women
(all days of the week)

Hot breakfast for 30 women
(Saturdays & Sundays)

Address: 3032 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004


  • Home-prepared meals
    • The meal must be prepared on the day you have signed up to donate it.
    • Hot meals: please prepare a complete meal (main hot dish, side dish, dessert) for the number of women selected to ensure they all receive a full meal.
    • If you would like to provide a cold side dish, such as a salad, it must be store-bought (packaged and unopened).
  • Restaurant meals: you may, if you wish, purchase and deliver a complete meal from a restaurant or purchase and arrange to have the restaurant deliver the meal to the shelter.
  • Health and safety: please follow the food safety guidelines from Public Health, Seattle & King County
  • Cooking for a large group: read our guidelines to help you prepare meals for large groups.