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  • In light of the recent pandemic and the need to social distance, we encouraging the community to STAY HOME whenever possible and make an online donation. For every dollar received, we can often times purchase up to $10.00 worth of food. If you choose to donate non-perishable food items, donation barrels are available at our back entrance Monday through Friday 9 to Noon. 

    The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf currently gives out over 60,000 pounds of food and non-food items to over 2000 individuals each month, half of which are children.
    To meet the growing needs of those who are less fortunate, we rely heavily on donations of food and cash from area churches, businesses, schools, clubs and individuals who share a common concern….............................HUNGER

    We Need Your Help!

    A Guidestar Non-profit organization - Federal ID 41-6008084 a program within Independent School Number 621. All donations are tax deductible.

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Calling all new donors


    Why are cash donations So valuable to a food shelf?

    What $10.00 Buys:

    Value of $10.00

    Cash and check donations are used to purchase meats and milk and to replenish our shelves. A small donation can make a BIG impact when food shelves stretch their dollars by purchasing through their local food banks and vendors. For every $1.00 we can purchase up to $8.00 worth of food. 
    Checks can be made out to the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf
    2544 Mounds View Blvd. Mounds View, MN  55112 or online at and click donate.



    Donations are accepted M-F 9 to Noon. Donations should be placed in donation barrels. 


    Current most needed items:

    Canned tuna


    Canned meals

    Mac and Cheese cups

    Juice Boxes

    Pudding Cups


    Flavored Rice


    Tuna and Hamburger Helpers


    Thank you.

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    Silver View Plaza
    2544 Mounds View Blvd.
    Mounds View, MN 55112
    Fax:  651-621-6283