In 2015 alone, food shelf staff and volunteers distributed 750,000 lbs. of food to 15,933 individuals – and that food makes a difference. Here’s just one example of the kinds of stories volunteers and staff hear every day:
A client came in to the food shelf shortly after having surgery. He had realized that he didn’t have any food in the house and knew that he would need to eat – especially if he wanted his body to recover. Neighbors was able to provide him with what he needed so he could focus on healing.
To continue serving the community, Neighbors needs your help. Donations of food and funds help those in your neighborhood who may not have enough to eat. In particular, the food shelf is currently in need of:
Donations can dropped off at the food shelf – located at 222 Grand Avenue West in South St. Paul – between 8:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Ring the doorbell next to the garage door on the lower level.
Looking for ways to make an even bigger impact? Click on the links below to learn more about: