#FoodForAll

Support Merrick’s March Food Drive during the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

Each March, Minnesotans rally together to support food shelves and help those who are hungry. Merrick’s food shelf relies on strong food and cash donations in March to keep the shelves stocked throughout the year. We’re calling on businessescongregations, and individuals to fight hunger on the East Side by donating food and funds. 

how can you make a difference?

Businesses

Congregations

Individuals

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Donate a portion of sales for a day or week.

Host friendly competitions between departments.

Offer employee incentives for donations (pancake breakfast, ice cream social, wear jeans on Friday).

Put a donation jar at the register.

Invite customers to round up their bill to make a donation.

Organize a March Madness bracket among staff.

Host a spaghetti dinner or a bake sale and donate the proceeds.

Take up a special offering or donate a percentage of the offering.

Plan a special message or Bible study to raise awareness of hunger.

Participate in Pack the Pews Weekend (mnfoodshare.org/packthepews).

Set out barrels or boxes to collect food donations.

Donate nonperishable food and hygiene items.

Make a cash donation.
Start a food or fund drive with your family, friends, workplace, church, school or neighborhood.

Volunteer at either of Merrick’s Food Shelf locations:

*Arcade Location
1669 Arcade Street North
Saint Paul, MN 55106

*Woodland Hills Location
1740 Van Dyke Street
Saint Paul, MN 55109

participant voices

“I WENT FROM REFERRING PEOPLE TO THE FOOD SHELF TO BEING A CLIENT OF THE FOOD SHELF…
AND I HAD TO FIND WAYS TO ACCESS RESOURCES JUST IN ORDER TO LIVE.”

-Moussa Foster
Merrick Food Shelf Participant

get involved today

Join us today in our fight against hunger by getting involved in the Merrick March Food Drive

For more information on how to sign up for volunteer shifts or fundraisers, contact Samantha Soriano at
ssoriano@merrickcs.org  or call 651-771-9339.