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Food Drive

Sunday, September 15, 2019 (All day)

We will be collecting food items for our partner, Groveland Food Shelf, from Saturday, September 14 to Sunday, September 29.

Collection bins will be near church entrances. 

Groveland is a non-profit organization providing emergency groceries for those in need in our community. Groveland operates three programs: Groveland Emergency Food Shelf, Groveland Food for Youth, and a satellite food shelf for students of Hennepin Community: Technical College. About 2,000 clients are served per month and over 40,000 pounds of food are distributed.  

Food Drive Donations:

  • Food items to donate:  Non-perishable food items in non-breakable containers.  Items include:
    • cereal (cold cereal, oatmeal and other whole grains cereals)
    • pasta
    • pasta sauce or spaghetti sauce
    • rice
    • canned fruit and vegetables
    • canned meats (soups, chili, beef stew)
    • other canned proteins (tuna, chicken, turkey)
    • beans (canned or dry)
    • peanut butter
    • macaroni & cheese
    • 100% juice
    • canola or olive oil. 
  • Food items to not donate: Frozen food, homemade food, or home-canned items.  Please do not donate items that have expired or are in glass containers. 
  • In kind food items only – donations of cash or checks will not be accepted for this food drive.