Food Drive for our Help Shelf


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

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This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


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Help our residents have enough to eat! Many people living in our apartments have a tough time meeting all of their basic expenses. Sometimes they are forced to decide between paying for rent, food, or medical costs.

Coordinate a food drive with your coworkers, worship community, friends or neighbors. By collecting donations to stock our small emergency food shelves, you are giving our residents a crucial source of nutrition and comfort when money runs short. We need healthful, nonperishable items such as:

  • Rice
  • Pasta and spaghetti sauce
  • Ramen noodles
  • Hearty soups and stews
  • Canned meals (ravioli, chili, pork and beans, chow mein)
  • Canned meat (tuna, Spam, chicken)
  • Canned vegetables (beans, corn, potatoes)
  • Canned fruit
  • Fruit juice
  • Crackers
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Microwaveable instant oatmeal
  • Pancake mix (mix-with-water) and syrup
  • Boxed potatoes and gravy
  • Boxed macaroni and cheese (instant is best!)
Donations can either be dropped off or we can arrange for pick-up of larger quanitites of donations.

For more information , please email us at volunteer@aeonmn.org or call 612-746-0524.

Aeon is an award-winning nonprofit provider of high-quality apartments and town homes for the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area, and serves more than 4,000 people annually. Established in 1986, Aeon has more than 2160 units of quality, affordable housing. Aeon's mission is to create and sustain quality affordable homes that strengthen lives and communities.

Find out more information at www.aeonmn.org.

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