Ralph Reeder Food Shelf

Incarnation partners with the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf, which serves residents in the Mounds View School District. Volunteers sort food and stock shelves at the New Brighton facility. People can donate money or food for the food shelf at any time. To donate food and other household supplies, simply place them in the food shelf bin which is located in the Atrium (near the nursery).

Ralph Reeder Food Rescue Team & Volunteer Shopper

The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is seeking volunteers for the following roles. If interested, complete an online interest form at ralphreederfoodshelf.org or contact Sue Peake at sue.peake@moundsviewschools.org or 651-621-7447.

  • Wednesday morning, driver to pick up donations from a partner grocery store between 9:00 – 10:00 am. You must have a large vehicle and can lift 25 pounds.
  • Tuesday evening volunteer shopper to guide clients through the food shelf as they select groceries for their families, from 5:45 pm – 8:15 pm.

2017 Tons of Love Update

THANK YOU, Incarnation and the surrounding community for your faithfulness! As you see 10,958 lbs of food and household items plus $10,568 were gathered for Ralph Reeder Food Shelf surpassing (by quite a bit!) the five ton goal for July. We are so grateful for your generosity. August will also be a challenging month for families who use the food shelf. Your continued donations and prayers for the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf and the people they serve are greatly appreciated.

Special Drives for Ralph Reeder Foodshelf

Throughout the year, Incarnation has various special drives for the food shelf:

  • Operation Christmas Joy collects and distributes toys and food in December.
  • During March, Incarnation participates in the statewide Minnesota FoodShare Month.
  • During July, Incarnation holds the Tons of Love Summer Food Drive. The goal is to gather several thousand pounds of food and household goods to restock food shelf supplies during a time when stock is dwindling and demand is high.

Volunteer at Ralph Reeder Foodshelf

Greeters

The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is in need of greeters. Openings are available Monday – Friday daytime hours, two hours at a time, and Ralph Reeder is seeking people who can commit to a two hour shift/week, ongoing. Greeters are responsible for welcoming visitors, providing direction and information,  and helping with donations. If interested, contact sue.peake@moundsviewschools.org.

Sort Food

Sort donations at the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf. If interested, contact Becky Benson.

Questions about Ralph Reeder Food Shelf? Contact Becky Benson.

 

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