If you or someone you know is in need of food during this difficult time, know that the YMCA is providing free, nourishing food to families in the community in partnership with Every Meal.
Families may pick up food during open hours Monday through Friday at select YMCAs and choose a food bag non-perishable meal package. You do NOT need to be a YMCA member to pick up food.
Participating locations include:
- Coon Rapids (Emma B. Howe Northtown)
- Edina (Southdale)
- Forest Lake
- Hudson, WI
- Inver Grove Heights (West St. Paul)
- Minneapolis (Blaisdell, Douglas Dayton, Harold Mezile North)
- Minnetonka (Ridgedale)
- Mounds View
- New Hope
- Prior Lake (River Valley)
- St. Paul (Eastside, Midway)
- White Bear Lake
In addition, the Eastside YMCA in St. Paul is offering free boxes (in partnership with Second Harvest Heartland) on the third Thursday of the month between 12 – 2 pm. Dates are January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, and July 15.
Find more information HERE.
PS – Can’t stop by a YMCA? Every Meal has these same bags available at locations across the Twin Cities through March as part of their Winter Program. Find the full list HERE.