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Local food shelves participate in Minnesota FoodShare’s monthlong campaign

March 1, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Two Worthington food shelves, Manna Pantry and Worthington Christian Food Shelf are once again participating in Minnesota FoodShare’s March campaign.
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Renville Co., Minn., Food Shelf donations near $14K

October 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

OLIVIA Cash donations to help the Renville County Food Shelf in Olivia replace what it lost in an arson-caused fire are near $14,000.
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After 30 years, Willmar Area Food Shelf feeding even more in need

September 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Individuals and families needing emergency food could begin receiving repackaged prepared food early next year for the first time at the Willmar Area Food Shelf.
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Willmar Food Shelf receives record donations during annual food drive

April 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar Area Food Shelf finished its annual food drive last week with a record number of donations. Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn., Curves owner playing a major role in recent donations

April 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Dressed in layers to fight off the wind, Peg Fortmann steadily pushed a grocery cart filled with food down First Street in Willmar. But no, she’s not a “bag lady,” as she jokingly called herself.
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Need for food assistance has grown every year since food shelf was organized 30 years ago in Willmar, Minn.

March 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar Area Food Shelf has set an ambitious fundraising goal of a quarter million pounds of food and dollars during the 30th annual Minnesota FoodShare Campaign.
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Ruby’s Pantry provides a ‘hand up’

January 11, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

“For such a time such as this” has never meant more than it does today for the urgency of food needs for families in rural communities in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Continue Reading

Food shelf drive aims to also collect personal care items

March 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Families and individuals receiving food assistance at the Willmar Area Food Shelf also need personal care items, and Girl Scout member Kalley Prahl, 13, of Willmar is telling people about it.
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