'Neighbors Feeding Neighbors' task force formed by Enumclaw Regional Healthcare Foundation

“Neighbors Feeding Neighbors,” is the official name of the newly formed hunger task force the Enumclaw Regional Healthcare Foundation has adopted. The task force is an effort to streamline hunger efforts and combine resources in the community,

A town hall meeting is scheduled for June 14, Thursday at Hope Lutheran Church from 6-8 p.m.

The purpose of this meeting is designed to provide the steering committee with some ideas and possibly some resources that can define the direction the Task Force should move.

In February 2011, Jackie Madill of Franciscan Foundation, Britt Nelson of Plateau Outreach Ministries, and Jobyna Nickum of Enumclaw Senior Center, called a town hall meeting with the hunger issues as the focus. More than 60 plus people attended that meeting.

Since that meeting, a steering committee was formed along with two subcommittees. The first subcommittee is for senior issues and the other one is for children, families and the homeless populations. The overall goal is to create programs to feed the hungry by combining resources and efforts of already existing programs and to create new ones so that more groups defined above can be reached.

For questions email or call the Enumclaw Regional Healthcare Foundation office at


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