CROSS food shelf

This year, several local chapters of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) worked together to donate over 20,000 pounds of food to CROSS Food Shelf. Among the chapters, or packs, as they are known within the organization, that contributed were 84, 211, 334, 531, 582, 584 and 684. On behalf of the entire CROSS organization, [...]

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CROSS Food Shelf is participating in the Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless Fourth Annual $150,000 Food Shelf Challenge Grant in which funds raised by food shelves are matched up to $5,000 by Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless to help end hunger in the community. The more funds donated to [...]

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Recently, local branches of the U.S. Post Office teamed up to donate food to CROSS Food Shelf. Among the branches involved were Champlin, Maple Grove and Osseo. Between the three of them, over 20,000 pounds of food were obtained to support CROSS in its efforts to combat hunger. For many patrons of CROSS Food Shelf, [...]

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Minnesota FoodShare, the largest food drive in the state, runs an annual campaign in which all money and food donated during the month of March is eligible for a proportionate match from Minnesota FoodShare and the Feinstein $1 Million Dollar Challenge to Fight Hunger. During this year’s campaign, over 57,000 pounds of food and $90,000 [...]

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This year, CROSS Food Shelf has received an unusually large number of boxes of Girl Scout cookies from local Girl Scout troops. The cookies, which are sold annually as one of the major fundraisers for local Scout units, have been arriving in multitudes thanks to the generosity of local Girl Scouts. As of April 3, [...]

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CROSS Food Shelf accepts donations of clean, gently used clothing and small household items during regular business hours — Mondays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursdays from 3 to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Unauthorized donations or dropping off of items at [...]

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