Saturday, December 4, 2021

35th Annual Minnesota FoodShare March campaign

35th Annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

Some people face food insecurity every day, while others struggle after an unexpected expense or decrease in income.  Hunger can lead to poor health or illness in addition to poor performance at school or work.  During 2016, Semcac food shelves in Rushford, Preston, Caledonia, and Kasson had 7,936 visits from 1,343 households and distributed 377,841 pounds of food. Clients are also provided with information and referrals to other community services.  

The annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign promotes the collection of food and funds to stock food shelves across the state.  As an official participant, Semcac’s food shelves will receive a percentage of the undesignated statewide March FoodShare funds.  The allocation depends on the amount of food and money raised locally during March and on the number of people served during the remainder of the year.  

Semcac is asking local service clubs and organizations, businesses, churches, and individuals to help raise food and funds during March.  Please bring donated funds, food, and personal care items to your local food shelf from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesdays or Thursdays.  Donations must be received by March 30, to count towards the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign.  Thank you for being part of our fight against hunger!

 

Andrea Andresen

Rushford Food Shelf

113 East Jessie St, PO Box 549

Rushford, MN  55971

864-8224

 

Diane Petrich

Preston Food Shelf

515 Washington St NW, PO Box 5

Preston, MN  55965

765-2761

 

Kristina Pearce

Caledonia Food Shelf

138 East Main

Caledonia, MN  55921

725-3677

 

Audrey Erwin

Dodge County Food Shelf

20 Veterans Memorial Hwy E, PO Box 36

Kasson, MN  55944

634-4350

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