Daybreakers Rotary contributes to Edmonds Senior Lunch Program

From left: Chris Rogstad and Nancy McDonald of the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary present a $1,500 check to Edmonds Waterfront Center’s Michelle Reitan and Potlatch Bistro owner Shubert Ho.

The Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary donated $1,500 recently to support the Edmonds Waterfront Center’s Senior Lunch Program.

The Waterfront Center notes that 1 in 7 seniors is food insecure, meaning that they do not have reliable access to a sufficient amount of affordable and nutritious food.

During the pandemic, the center delivered 9,000 meals to seniors sheltering at home. The Waterfront Center and the Potlatch Bistro — located inside the center — developed a Community Café model designed to help address this issue. Low-income seniors order off the senior menu for a donation that they can afford.

The Waterfront Center’s Helping Hands Fund helps to offset the cost of the senior lunch program. You can donate at or call Michelle Reitan at 425-954-2523

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