Ways You Can Help



    Non-perishable food items, hygiene and cleaning supplies, diapers and wipes are needed.

    Types of items we always need:

    Canned meats, canned meals, tuna and hamburger helpers, flavored rice, peanut butter, baking supplies, crackers, granola bars, cereal, toilet paper, laundry detergent, mayonnaise, ketchup, single-serve kid-friendly items including: mac and cheese cups, juice boxes, pudding cups, fruit snacks, raviolis, cereal bars, fruit cups, oatmeal packets, and cereal cups, size 5 and 6 diapers and wipes.

    Donations Drop Off Times: Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - noon.  Donations should be placed in the SELF-SERVE donation barrels at the back entrance. 

    Large donations of 300 pounds or more can be scheduled by calling 651-621-6280. 


    Monetary donations will be used to address a variety of needs related to food insecurity, including:

    • Purchasing food and other essentials for food shelf participants. What impact can a donation have?
    • Providing food services for children that include weekend snackpacks, smartsnacks and summer food boxes.
    • Helping Mounds View Public Schools families who are struggling to pay school meal account balances.
    • Offering need-based scholarships for enrichment and supplemental learning opportunities.

    Does your employer have a matching gifts program?  Find out and stretch your donations further.

    We are a Guidestar Non-profit organization (Federal ID 41-6008084), a program within Independent School District 621. All donations are tax deductible.

    Checks payable to Ralph Reeder Food Shelf should be mailed to:
    2544 Mounds View Blvd.
    Mounds View, MN  55112

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