Q's & A's

  • WHO?  We serve over 350 homeless and less fortunate in our city every Wednesday night. We provide an area where they can sit, dine and make friends. 
  • WHAT? Every week we provide a wide variety of stations: groceries, 7 course meals, drinks, treats, pet food, clothing, resources and more. We also have our big annual summer and winter events serving over +1000 people.
  • WHEN? Every Wednesday night at 6 pm and please arrive early at 5:30 pm. (You must schedule ahead of time)
  • WHERE? Under the bridge off 4th and McClellan.
  • OTHER Q’S 
    • CAN CHILDREN SERVE? YES! We prefer kids 6 and over because we want to make sure the experience is both rewarding for the parents and the children.
    • CAN I BRING DONATIONS TO A WEEKLY FEED? NO, We are so blessed by your dedication to give much needed items for various reasons, but due to the fact that we have to weigh and sort through items before we hand them out. Please DO NOT bring any donations that are dirty with holes or hair on it. Coming to the our HUB on Wednesday’s are the easiest way 10 am to 4pm to drop off, Or see our drop off locations for your donations.
    • OUR GENERAL NEEDS:   (New or gently used clothing items only please)  Jeans   |   Hygiene Items   |   Hoodies / Sweatshirts   |   Water Bottles   |   Coats   |   Cough Drops   |   Socks   |   Hand Warmers   |   Gloves   |   Backpacks   |   Blankets / Sleeping bags   |   Boots / Tennis shoes   |   Sweats / Thermals   |   Bus Passes   |


 If you are interested in serving please send an email to Tania our Volunteer Coordinator @ butbvolunteer@gmail.com  she will get back to you with a date. Emails are not returned on Wednesdays due to the feed preparations. Please also understand scheduling must be done in advance, we are unable to do same day scheduling or cancellations. 

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MEDICAL SERVICES: (Offering free medical plans and services at the BUTB weekly/seasonal events)
              United Healthcare  |  Molina  |  Chas  |  Catholic Charities  |  Sacred Heart/Providence Hospital

OTHER MEDICAL SERVICES:

              -  Spokane Aids Network (free testing with 20 min results) |  Diabetic testing and follow up care
              -  Blood pressure checks  |  Foot care  |  Chiropractic and Massage (check ups and services on site)
HOUSING:
          Goodwill Vets Program  |  SNAP  |  Spokane Housing Authority

OTHER SERVICES:
          HAIRCUTS  |  BUS PASSES  |  COMMUNITY SERVICE  |  FOOD (​for the low income households)
          JUVENILE LEGAL SERVICES (GU Law students)​  |  SPORTS (Hoopfest teams for the homeless)​
          RESUME BUILDING (GU Law students)​  |  FURNITURE AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
          KIDS SCHOOL SUPPLIES  |  DISABLED ADULTS SERVING OPPORTUNITIES​

          VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE OR WORK AT OUR FACILITY

Aren’t we all a little homeless? | Jessica Kovac | TEDxUIdaho

OUR MISSION:

"Through God and unconditional hope, we endeavor to reach, bless, and offer love to the homeless and less fortunate by restoring purpose and dignity to the hearts of the homeless in our community and the communities around the world ”  ( We are not a religious organization, we are proudly faith based. )

BUTB want's to Thank all of our Sponsors, Volunteers and Fans for allowing us to follow our passion to reach, bless and love our friends under the bridge. Please check out all of our Sponsors here! 

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Peter Young | petery@butb.org - To request a receipt for your donation.
Loren Berry | jerryjohnnyelvis@gmail.com -
 Food donations & Barrel donation pickups 

Tania Lopez |  butbvolunteer@gmail.com -  To volunteer Or Sponsor 
Taysha Cosper | tayshac@butb.org -  Web/Social Media Coordinator


Mike & Jessica Kovac
BlessingsUnderTheBridge@gmail.com  - General questions, media, interviews, speaking and fundraising events.

Our office/HUB | HRS: 10am - 4pm | 7503 East Sprague Avenue, Spokane Valley, WA 99212.

Blessings Under the Bridge provides a weekly event under the I-​90 overpass in downtown Spokane also known as the bridge. We serve over 350 men, women and children offering more than a meal. With over 70 volunteers each week we serve from several different stations. These include, a 7 course meal, groceries, cold and hot beverages, treats, pet food, shoes, clothing, hygiene products, music and more. With the support of local businesses, nonprofits, and other programs we offer a wide variety of services. Blessings is supported by sponsors, donors and the great people in our city. ​We also hold two major speciality annual summer and winter events serving over 1,000 people per event.