Listed below are locations of food banks in the Yelm-Rainier area. Also listed are locations of free meals or free coats.

Food Banks

Free Meals

  • The Lord’s Pantry (food bank), The Lord's Table (free hot meal) & The Lord's Closet (clothing bank)  
    • This ministry runs weekly on Saturday at Crossroad's throughout the year.
    • The clothing bank also holds special give away events seasonally throughout the year (Prom, Halloween, Winter Clothing, Summer wear, Christmas gifts)
    • *They are CLOSED the 4th of July 2021
    • Crossroads Community Covenant Church, 11520 Bald Hill Rd SE Yelm 98597 
    • Check out crossroadscov.com or call 360-400-7877 for more info.
  • Prairie Christian Center's Not By Bread Alone *covid-19 update:
    • *A take-out meal is offered on Thursdays from 6 to 7 PM.
    • It is on a first-come first-serve basis. They are also offering toiletries and emergency boxes when available.
    • Check out Prairie Christian Center's Facebook page  for more information on truck loads of food arriving often from other food banks in the area or call 360-458-7564 for more information.
    • Yelm Prairie Christian Center, 501 103rd Ave NE Yelm 98597
  • Emanuel Lutheran Church's Giving Thanks Dinner  
    • Giving Thanks Dinner will be decided on a week-by-week basis.  Please check with the church office on Mondays or check back on their website. All dinners will be distributed as To-Go-Boxes for pick up only.
    • Check out yelmemanuel.org for more info.
    • Emanuel Lutheran Church, 206 3rd st SE Yelm 98597

Free Coats

For Additional Resources in Pierce and Thurston Counties call 2-1-1


Updated May 2021