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Minnesota FoodShare

Hunger Facts: As we participate in the MN FoodShare this March and look to fight food hunger, one must first understand the need.

  • 1 in 10 experience food insecurity.
  • 13.8% of children in MN are food insecure.
  • Food shelves are seeing an increase from seniors in need.

As you plan your food and fund drives, you may want printable resources. Go to the following for a list of downloadable resources. MN FoodShare Resource Center

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How to be a part of the March FoodShare Campaign

Plan | Start | Collect & Serve | Deliver the Donations

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Plan

  • Plan a March food/hygiene/cash drive with your congregation, organization, committees and friends. You may want to compete against each other to see who can raise the most!
    Be creative!
  • Storage barrels and boxes are available and will be delivered and picked up from your location as needed.

Start

  • It’s not too late to start a food or fund drive. We can help.
  • Resources and posters are available upon request.

Collect & Serve

  • Pray for generosity of your community as you collect for those who live in hunger during the March food/fund drive.
  • Let CES host a service event for your congregation or group to sort food, fill grocery bags and deliver meals or groceries.

Deliver the Donations

  • Reserve a date to deliver your donations to CES, or call to schedule a pick up if you can’t deliver them.

For Resources Go To:
www.cesmn.org/help/food drive
Questions: Chris Nelson, cnelson@cesmn.org or call 612.870.1125 x105

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