about us

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. These services are offered to the East Side of Saint Paul and Maplewood residents by distributing nutritious foods through a client-choice model.

Participants may use the Food Shelf once every calendar month.

how to access the food shelf:

Please schedule an appointment for your Food Shelf visit by calling 651-287-2088.

Please arrive on time. If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may have to wait for the next available appointment.

who can access the food shelf:

Merrick's Food Shelves at Arcade and Woodland Hills are 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).

FOOD SHELF SCHEDULE

Arcade Location - 1669 Arcade Street (Door 3)

Mondays                             Tuesdays

3pm - 5:30pm                     10am - 11am

Woodland Hills - 1740 Van Dyke Street (Door B)

Wednesdays                     Thursdays

  10am - 12pm                   10am - 11am

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.