Thursday, January 21, 2010

Fare For All in District 1

The Emergency Food Network has two sites for healthy foods distribution in our area. These programs are open to everyone regardless of income level. They accept credit cards, EBT cards, cash - just not personal checks.

They have meat baskets, vegetarian baskets, monthly specials and the regular mix of foods available for purchase.

Grace Lutheran Church (1730 Old Hudson Rd.) has the traditional Fare For All, which requires pre-ordering at least 5 days in advance of the pick up date. Go to this link and click on the Traditional Fare for All in the upper tool bar. Then you can order your food by calling 763.450.3880. Pick ups occur on the following dates (Saturdays) at 7-10a:
  • January 23
  • February 20
  • March 20
  • April 17
  • May 22
  • June 19
  • July 24
  • August 21
  • September 18
  • October 16
  • November 13
  • December 11
At Hazel Park United Church of Christ (1831 Minnehaha) has the Express Fare For All. This service does NOT require pre-ordering. You can just show up on the distribution day and select the type of food pack you would like. They also accept cash, EBT cards, and credit or debit cards, but no personal checks.

Express Fare For All distribution dates are (Wednesdays) at 4-6p on the following dates:
  • February 3
  • March 3
  • May 5
  • June 2
  • July 7
  • August 4
  • September 1
  • September 29
  • October 27
  • November 24
These services are a great way to make sure that everyone in our community has the chance to get affordable, nutritious food.

For more information, contact Fare For All at 763.450.3880

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