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MCS Partner Food Shelf

Providing a variety of high-quality foods and household supplies, Merrick’s Food Shelf is dedicated to connecting families and individuals with community resources to help eliminate the long-term causes of hunger.

Food Shelf at Woodland Hills Church
Located at 1740 Van Dyke Street, St. Paul, MN  55109.
651-287-2088

IMG_9295To promote fairness and efficiency, we ask eligible participants to enter their name into a drawing 30 minutes prior to each day’s Food Shelf distribution. Please do not arrive earlier, as we guarantee that we will provide service for up to fifty households per distribution. On many occasions, it may be possible to serve more.  If your household is not called during distribution, please return on our next business day.

Food Shelf Schedule:

  • Monday: Names entered into lottery upon arrival at 2:30pm.
  • Food distribution begins at 3:00pm.
    Wednesday: Names entered into lottery upon arrival at 9:30am.
  • Food distribution begins at 10:00am.
    Thursday: Names entered into lottery upon arrival at 9:30am.
  • Food distribution begins at 10:00am.

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How to access the Food Shelf:

Merrick’s Food Shelf at Woodland Hills is open to all Maplewood residents and those Saint Paul residents who live in Merrick’s service area.  (Please call 651-287-2088 for more details).

 

We may ask participants to show proof of eligibility. Please remember to bring proof of address and ID for each person in the family-Medical cards, Social Security cards, Birth Certificates, Drivers License, Country ID, School ID, etc. All eligible participants may use the Food Shelf once every calendar month.

Working and can’t come during designated hours?
Call 651-287-2088 for more information.