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  • Eligibility:

    The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf primarily serves households in the Mounds View Public School District as well as Ramsey County St. Anthony whose income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines or who are in crisis.*

    The Mounds View School District includes the following communities: New Brighton, Mounds View, Shoreview, North Oaks, Arden Hills, Northern Roseville, Ramsey County St. Anthony and a small area of Vadnais Heights

    How to set up an appointment:

    We are open Monday through Friday by appointment (day and evening shopping hours are available). Please call the food shelf appointment line at 651-621-6280 to schedule an appointment to receive food.

    Requested items to bring with you:

    • Identification and mail with current address (or other proof of address) for every adult in your household.
    • Identification for each child on the first visit only  (examples include birth certificates, medical id cards, report cards, etc).


    What to expect:

    Food Food shelf clients will meet with a food shelf staff member on their first visit and fill out basic household information regarding income and assistance. Food will be received the same day. Clients are eligible to use the food shelf once a month or more often if approved by a food shelf staff member. Each houshold will choose their own groceries and will receive approximately 7 days worth of nutritionally balanced food items (including meats and milk), fresh produce and deli items, personal hygiene items, and cleaning supplies, along with additional resources, and referrals to other low income programs and services. A typical family of four will receive approximately 150 pounds of food. Prepacked food bags are available for same day emergencies when regular shopping appointments may not be available. If you cannot make your appointment, please call 651-621-6280 to cancel.


    Programs offered:

    • Food Shelf
    • Farmer's Markets
    • Mobile Markets
    • Good Neighbor Back to School Project (school supplies)
    • Thanksgiving Bags
    • Operation Joy (holiday toy and gift program)
    • Short Term Case Management
    • Clothing referrals
    • County Application Assistance (Food stamps and medical) by apointment.
    • Nutrition Demonstrations and other Workshops

    CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT - 651-621-6280


    Location:

    The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is located in Silver View Plaza
    2544 Mounds View Blvd.
    Mounds View, MN  55112
     

    For more information, call the food shelf 651-621-6280.  Thank you.
     

    LOW INCOME RESOURCES:

    *To see if you qualify for additional programs go to: http://mn.bridgetobenefits.org/start_screening.html

    *Basic Needs Resource Guide
     
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    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy:

    Ralph Reeder Food Shelf/Pike Lake Education Center is accessible to people with physical disabilities, including people using wheelchairs, and persons who have learning, visual, hearing, or speech problems. We will serve all individuals who are eligible and are committed to making appropriate and reasonable accommodations in order to make our services accessible.

    Non-Discrimination Statement

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

     

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    Silver View Plaza
    2544 Mounds View Blvd.
    Mounds View, MN 55112
     
     
    Ralph Reeder Food Shelf 651-621-6280
    Fax:  651-621-6283