Ways You Can Help
1. DONATE FOOD:
Non-perishable food items, hygiene and cleaning supplies, paper products, diapers and wipes, pet food.
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.
Current List of Most Needed Items click here
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.
We do NOT accept refrigerated or frozen items, expired food, used clothing and toys.We do accept trial sizes and open packages if the inner seal is still intact.
2. DONATE CASH:
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 monetary 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 program within Independent School District 621. All donations are tax deductible, Federal ID - 41-6008084. Governmental Unit Letter
Checks payable to Ralph Reeder Food Shelf should be mailed to:
2544 Mounds View Blvd.
Mounds View, MN 55112
FOOD AND FUND DRIVE RESOURCES - CLICK HERE
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