Community Food Shelf

Address:  1835 Penn Ave N, Minneapolis MN 55411 | 612-767-9500

 

For Your Safety

  • If you are sick, send someone to pick-up your food
  • Line up on Penn Ave & stay 6 feet apart
  • Please wear a mask
  • We will hand out order forms & bring your pre-packed food outside.  (If you do not care for an item, please give it to a neighbor.)
  • Additional food resources  | Minnesota Food HelpLine 1-888-711-1151 |  www.hungersolutions.org/find-help

     

We Offer:

  • Monthly food supply - Several day supply of food once per calendar month 
  • Cleaning supplies 
  • Personal hygiene, feminine hygiene, condoms 
  • Pet food 
  • Parent Support: 
    • Baby food and formula (supply varies) 
    • Diapers  
    • Breastmilk - Pasteurized donor human milk. See details on our flyer:

Flyers & Forms 

  • Food Shelf Flyer
    • Overall food shelf information
  • Food Shelf Enrollment Form
    • For first time visitors or if it’s been over a year since your last visit. 
    • You can print out this form and bring it with you or it will be given to you during your visit.
  • Food Shelf Enrollment Proxy Form
    • Are you a helping professional that wants to deliver food for your homebound client? 
    • Please download this form for more instructions on how we can work together

 

Free Fresh Food Fridays (formerly Outdoor Market)

Our outdoor free food distributions are scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Fridays in summer: May 13 & 27, June 10 & 24, July 8 & 22, August 12 & 26, and September 9 & 23. Located in the parking lot at Plymouth Ave & Oliver Ave, rain or shine. We will have tons of fresh fruits, vegetables, and community resources, and will be set up on each date until supplies run out. All are welcome!

If your organization is interested in having a booth and distributing your materials, please contact Liachia Thao at LThao@NPIMN.org or 612.767.0321.

Download our flyer in four languages:

 

Support Us 

Consider making a financial donation. They help us in several ways.

We can: 

  • access wholesale and discounted prices so we can stretch your dollar.  
  • make purchases based on our inventory needs.
  • purchase fresh meat, milk, and eggs .  

The food we distribute comes from your generosity. Our support comes from the State of Minnesota, various churches, businesses, organizations and individuals that share a common concern: Hunger.