Blessing Foods delivers food, hope as part of nourishing mission

Courtesy of Latter-day Sentinel

Most people have heard of the parable of the fish and loaves. Lisa Bickham is living it.

Spokane resident Lisa Bickham founded Blessing Foods Inc. in May 2009 by delivering donated food from the back of a truck. These days, Bickham provides nutrition to around 3,000 people throughout the region each month. Photo by Craig Howard

It began three winters ago when Bickham gathered frozen turkeys from Spokane-area food banks and navigated through the snow and ice to deliver Thanksgiving dinners to stranded residents. By May of 2009, Bickham was receiving donations from area grocery stores and dropping off food to shelters, group homes, retirement centers and apartment complexes.

A single mom, Bickham had relied on food banks herself for years. Now she was driving across Spokane County, carrying shipments of nutrition and distributing the Bread of Life, or in her words, “the good news of the salvation of Jesus Christ.” She calls the ministry, Blessing Foods Inc.

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