Scene in Edmonds: Food bank ready to serve up holiday cheer

Edmonds Food Bank Director Peggy Kennedy, volunteer Colin Thompson and food bank co-founder Gretchen Dixon take a brief break from their busy Monday morning routine. Dozens of volunteers were at the Edmonds United Methodist Church which sponsors the food bank as part of its outreach ministry, preparing bags of food
Edmonds Food Bank Director Peggy Kennedy, volunteer Colin Thompson and food bank co-founder Gretchen Dixon take a brief break from their busy Monday morning routine of preparing for food distribution to those in need Tuesday. Kennedy says she is expecting 500 families in line for food two days before Thanksgiving, and that she is grateful for the community’s generous support. The food bank — which is staffed by numerous volunteers — is located in the basement of the Edmonds United Methodist Church, and is part of the church’s outreach ministry.

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