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Emergency & Equipment Grants

Emergency & Equipment Grants help Minnesota food shelves recover from a natural disaster or respond to a dramatic rise need in their community. Some funding is available for one-time equipment purchases – like for a scale or fridge. Tell me more about the Emergency and Equipment Grant

Mobile Food Shelf Grants Awarded

Mobile food shelf programs increase access to nutritious food for individuals who experience barriers to accessing food from traditional food shelves. Mobile food shelves bring the food shelf directly to individuals who have mobility issues, disabilities, lack transportation or do not live near a bricks-and-mortar food shelf. In 2015, the Minnesota Legislature appropriated $2 million […]

Minnesota Food HelpLine Webinar

Year after year, Minnesota’s anti-hunger and social services agencies do great work to serve the people in need of help in their communities.  Yet, organizations’ resources are stretched thin. Everyone is serving more people with fewer resources. The Minnesota Food HelpLine is a resource for organizations that need an easy way to find resources for […]

HSM focuses on emerging trend of mobile food shelves

We know that there is a service gap for food insecure Minnesotans that have mobility challenges.  Maybe they cannot drive or do not own a vehicle.  Perhaps they live in a remote area that is miles away from a food shelf.  A few progressive food shelves have begun to meet their hungry neighbors where they […]

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