Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

  • 01 Mar 2015
  • 31 Mar 2015
  • East Side's Metro Food Programs

The East Side Metro Food programs distributed more than 700,000 lbs of food in 2014. There were 5,000 clients served including 46,000 food orders. The East Side Mobile Food Shelf is the largest in the Twin Cities distributing 40,000 lbs of food each month with the help of 200 volunteers. 

The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is an ideal time to donate to East Side's Metro Food programs, as 100% of the funds donated to Minnesota FoodShare during the month of March will be distributed to food shelves participating in the March Campaign, matching a portion of each participants donation.  

Your cash and food donations to East Side's Metro Food programs in March help our neighbors become food secure. There are many ways to donate. 

Mail check donations to:
East Side Neighborhood Services
1700 Second Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Online Donations

Drop off food or check donations at:
Glendale Food Shelf
92 St. Mary's Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Drop off food or check donations at:
Senior Food Shelf
1808 Central Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418

Drop off food or check donations at:
Mobile Food Shelf
554 8th Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Donate 20 pounds of food and receive Free Tax Preparation at Liberty Tax Service:
Liberty Tax (2406 Central Avenue NE location only) is offering FREE TAX PREPARATION for anyone donating 20 pounds or more of food to the East Side Metro Food Programs! To receive a certificate for free tax preparation make your donation by March 31, 2015 at one of the following locations:

Liberty Tax, 2406 Central Avenue NE (M-F, 9a-9p; SA 9a-5p; SU 12-5p), Senior Food Shelf, 1801 Central Ave NE (M-F, 9a-3p), 
East Side Main Office, 1700 Second Str NE (M-F 8a - 8p), 
Glendale Food Shelf, 92 St. Mary’s Ave SE (M & Th 10a-3p; Tu & W 1p - 6p). Your donation will also receive a proportional match as a part of the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign.

    Call (612) 342-1954 for more information.


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