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Food Assistance

Conway Community Rec Center 

2090 Conway St. Saint Paul, MN 55119

651-690-4855

The Conway Community Center will provide “Grab & Go” meals during the following distribution time:

     -Mondays: NO FOOD SERVICES
         -Tuesdays: Youthprise Meal Bags for Kids, 3pm-5pm
         -Wednesdays: Produce Distributions, 3p - 5p
         -Thursdays: NO FOOD SERVICES
         -Friday: Produce Distribution, 3p - 5p
         -Saturday: CLOSED
         -Sunday: CLOSED

For an additional list of places offering free food, please visit: 

https://kstp.com/coronavirus/list-of-restaurants-offering-free-lunches-while-schools-are-cloased/5674954/

https://givemethemike.com/2020/03/15/a-growing-list-of-programs-and-restaurants-offering-food-to-families-in-minnesota/

 

Resources: 

Need assistance finding food, paying housing bills or other essential services?

You can call, text or chat to speak with someone directly. 

CALL 2-1-1

Toll Free: 800-543-7709

Local: 651-291-0211

Text your zip code to 898-211

(Available M-F 8am-7pm)*

211 is tracking the latest information related to Coronavirus (COVID-19.) Visit www.211unitedway.org for details. 

Hospitality & Entertainment Worker Support

The North Stands

The North Stands is a fund program for those affected from the hospitality & entertainment shutdowns during COVID-19. Visit thesannehfoundation.org/thenorthstands to apply for a stipend today.  

 

Additional Food Support:

SPPS Food Transportation

Starting on Wednesday, March 18, school bus routes will be utilized as meal pickup locations. Parents are asked to accompany children, and each child will be provided a 1-week supply of meals. Bus stops will be scheduled each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  School bus drivers will be following their normal morning routes and making their normal bus stops and times on their designated day.  Please refer to the daily schedule below.  All families are welcome to meet the bus at their regular bus stop to receive meals. 

o    Every Wednesday: Bus Routes for schools with a regular 7:30am start time

o    Every Thursday: Bus routes for schools with a regular 8:30am start time

o    Every Friday: Bus routes for schools with a regular 9:30am start time

Families who lack transportation or those with medically fragile children can request to have food delivered to their residence. Registration for home delivery is open at https://tce.me/hieVzY.

For additional meal pickups: https://www.spps.org/Page/38722

Minneapolis Public Schools

Minneapolis Public Schools is providing students with meals while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 virus. These meals are intended to replace the meals services that students normally receive during the school day. Meals are being given to students at several school locations throughout the city (see list below). Meals are given from school buses parked in school parking lots; school buildings will remain closed.

 Meal pickup services begin Tuesday, March 17 and continue Mondays through Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 virus.

https://cws.mpls.k12.mn.us/COVID19

 

Christian Cupboard Food Shelf

Starting next week, Mobile Food Shelf deliveries will have pre-packed bags of food to reduce the spread of germs to seniors. We are currently discussing other possible changes to our service delivery to reduce the spread of germs, and we will you updated on any decisions moving forward.  

8264 4th Street North

Oakdale MN 55128

651-233-1296 

https://ccefs.org/coronavirus-update/ 

 

 

Expensify.org

Expensify.org is matching SNAP grocery purchases up to $50 per family.  Get your reimbursement at Expensify.org/hunger

 

Youth Services Network- Resources for Youth Food Shelves

A website and free app to help youth find shelter and services 

https://ysnmn.org/