• In light of the recent pandemic and the need to social distance, we are encouraging the community to STAY HOME whenever possible and make an online donation. For every dollar received, we can often times purchase up to $8.00 worth of food. 

    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.

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

The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is a program of Mounds View Public Schools. This donate button will take you to the Mounds View Public Schools paypal donation page. All donations are tax deductible and 100% of your donation will go to Ralph Reeder Food Shelf. If you would like a written receipt/thank you please remember to CHECK THE BOX that it is OK to SHARE your address with Mounds View Public Schools/Ralph Reeder Food Shelf. Thank you.


    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.



    Given the circumstances surrounding the coronavirus, we are asking for people to stay home and donate online at We will use these donations to purchase pallets of food, baby items, and hygiene several times of week and are often able to purchase at fractions on the dollar. Thank you.

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