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ORGANIZATION: Messiah Community Food Shelf

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Thank you for hosting a food drive for the families in your community!

Here are three links to assist you in setting up a food drive for your neighborhood, school, church, civic group, or local corporation.

1. Here is a link for non-perishable items to collect (please copy and paste the link into your browser): https://messiahonline.org/food-shelf-needs/


2. Here is a link for Hunger Statistics in Minnesota and Dakota County (please copy and paste the link into your browser): https://360communities.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Hunger-Statistics-Minnesota-and-Dakota-County.pdf


3. Here is a link for a Food Drive Donation sign to help you market your food drive (please copy and paste the link into your browser):
https://messiahonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/messiah-donationsign.jpg

Please drop off your food donations during our posted food shelf hours unless otherwise noted. If you want to deliver donations outside these hours or have a donation larger than a carload, please call ahead to make arrangements: 952-236-0950. Thank you!

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About Messiah Community Food Shelf

Location:

16725 Highview Avenue, Lakeville, MN 55044, US

Mission Statement

Thank you for your interest in hosting a food drive to feed families in your community! Messiah Community Food Shelf, in partnership with 360 Communities, needs donations for families within the community who are experiencing food insecurity due to life complications, increased rent, fuel, and food costs.

Description

As a Community Food Shelf, we’ve been committed to providing healthy, nourishing food to our customers to promote strong, thriving, and wholesome families since 2004. Together with 360 Communities we provide support to our local community to promote long-term self-sufficiency. Our food shelf offers a wide variety of healthy food options like fresh produce, and whole grains and items that are low in fat, sodium, and sugar. These offerings help meet family’s nutritional needs and contribute to better community health overall.

Messiah Community Food Shelf, located in Lakeville, MN, distributes on average 32,000 pounds of food each month to almost 300 families. Families can schedule an appointment to shop in a healthy, multi-ethnic food shelf Monday 12-6, Tuesday 10-6, Thursday 10-6, Saturday 9-12.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Hunger
Community, Crisis Support, Hunger

WHEN

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WHERE

Messiah Community Food Shelf16725 Highview AvenueLakeville, MN 55044

(44.70692,-93.23927)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • The time commitment is what you put into your experience of setting up, marketing, collecting, and delivering food to Messiah Community Food Shelf.

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