WFC Annual Conference 2017 - Step Up to the Plate

How are YOU "Stepping Up to the Plate" for your Clients? Your Community?

Join us in Tacoma for a jam packed day of networking, workshop sessions and more!



2017 Pre-Conference TOURS in Tacoma

For those of you traveling into town and/or wanting to get a head start on catching up with your fellow conference goers...

Wednesday Afternoon - September 13th we have some fun things to do!

Groups will be meet up in the lobby of the Tacoma Convention Center, just off of Commerce Street to coordinate carpooling and such at 2pm. 


We Couldn't Do This Without Our Sponsors

The purpose of our conferences are to offer a top notch experience that includes networking, skill building, and sharing of innovations and solutions for the on the ground work of hunger relief. To be as effective as possible in reaching agencies doing this vital work, we purposefully keep our conference prices artificially low so as to be accessible to even those with very small budgets. 

We thank our sponsors for making this possible. 

If you would like to sponsor and see your logo here too, you can do that quickly and easily via this online form HERE, and/or a phone call or email to Yvonne Pitrof: or 206-729-0501 x0.

If you would like to make a donation or otherwise to contribute to this work, a secure online donation can be made HERE. or mailed to: Washington Food Coalition, PO Box 95752, Seattle, WA  98145

Click on the read more link to see the list of our wonderful sponsors this year!


Staying in Tacoma

Big thanks to Northwest Harvest for letting us use their reduced rate room block at the Murano Hotel for the night of Wednesday September 13th! 
From what we hear, these rooms are going fast!
To access the reduced rate of $155/night at the Murano Hotel: call 253-238-8000 or 866-986-8083 and state that you are reserving a room from the "Northwest Harvest Conference Block" to secure the special rate.
Or use this link to reserve your room online before August 28th
More Hotel Options in the Area:

2017 Step Up to the Plate - Schedule & Sessions for the Day

  8am-9am Registration, Coffee and Networking Bingo
  9am-9:30am Breakfast and Welcome
  9:45am-11:15am Breakout Sessions Period 1
  11:30-1:15pm Lunch, Awards and Keynote Address
  1:30pm-2:55pm Breakout Sessions Period 2
  3:05pm-4:30pm Breakout Sessions Period 3
  4:40pm-5pm Closing Remarks, Baskets and Drawings








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