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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Saint Paul MN

Concordia University Food Shelf
Saint Paul, MN 55104
651.641.8261
Details: After more than 20 years in operation, the Concordia University Food Shelf continues to serve a growing number of students. The Food Shelf opens on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. to allow income eligible off-campus students and members of the local community to select a bag or two of groceries.
Francis Basket Food Market
Saint Paul, MN 55116
651.789.3630
Details: Neighborhood has two food markets: the Wellstone Food Market in the Paul & Sheila Wellstone Center on St. Paul’s West Side, and the second in Sibley Manor in Highland Park. Both locations provide food to those seeking assistance, and connect participants to critical community resources that help them move “from survive to thrive.” To use the Francis Basket Food Market in the Highland Park neighborhood, you must meet one of the three requirements listed below: You live in zip code 55116; If you are a new immigrant or refugee, you have lived in the USA less than 5 years; You are a current participant in a Neighborhood House program, such as an adult education class.
Hallie Q. Brown Food Shelf and Clothing Closet
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651.224.4601
Details: The Food Shelf and Clothing Closet administers a broad range of emergency, referral and other support services. It is located at Hallie Q. Brown Community Center. The Food Shelf operates on a Client Choice model which allows clients to select what they need to fill their allocation versus being given a pre-package parcel of food that may contain items they are unable to consume. The Clothing Closet provides free clothing and small household items for families. The goal is to assist families in achieving self-sufficiency and self-empowerment, thus reducing their dependency on the food shelf and other services for their health and well-being.
Keystone Community Services - Midway Food Shelf
Saint Paul, MN 55104
651.917.3792
Details: Food and other necessities are provided to individuals year-round through three food shelves. The food shelves use a “client choice” system, giving eligible individuals the opportunity to select food according to their families’ needs. Clients may receive services at the foodshelf once a month. Midway Food Shelf - Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00-11:30 and 1:00-3:30 p.m. Walk-in only
Keystone Community Services - Rice Street Food Shelf
Saint Paul, MN 55117
651.487.2792
Details: Food and other necessities are provided to individuals year-round through three food shelves. The food shelves use a “client choice” system, giving eligible individuals the opportunity to select food according to their families’ needs. Clients may receive services at the foodshelf once a month. Rice Street Food Shelf - Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00-11:30 and 1:00-3:30. Walk-in only
Loaves & Fishes @ Epworth
Saint Paul, MN 55119
Details: Established in 1982, Loaves and Fishes has been working to end hunger in Minnesota by providing free meals for those facing hunger. Loaves & Fishes @ Epworth Hours: Monday & Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Loaves & Fishes @ St. Matthew's
Saint Paul, MN 55107
Details: Established in 1982, Loaves and Fishes has been working to end hunger in Minnesota by providing free meals for those facing hunger. Loaves & Fishes @ St. Matthew's Hours: M - F 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Merrick Community Services - Food Shelf at Woodland Hills
Saint Paul, MN 55109
651.287.2088
Details: Open Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays, Merrick’s food shelf serves 60 families a day. To ensure fairness and to prevent the need to arrive early, all eligible participants will enter their name into a drawing for numbers 1-60. You may enter the drawing 30 minutes prior to distribution. Please do not arrive earlier. If your name is not called during the lottery for the day please return on our next business day. Food Shelf Schedule: Monday: Names entered into lottery upon arrival at 2:30pm. Food distribution begins at 3:00pm. Wednesday: Names entered into lottery upon arrival at 9:30am. Food distribution begins at 10:00am. Thursday: Names entered into lottery upon arrival at 9:30am. Food distribution begins at 10:00am. How to access the Food Shelf: Serving Maplewood residents and St. Paul residents that live in Merrick Community Services’ service area. (Please call 651-287-2088 for more details on eligibility); Please remember to bring proof of address and ID for each person in the family-Medical cards, SS cards, Birth Certificates, Drivers License, Country Id, School ID, etc.; Eligible participants may use the Food Shelf once every calendar month; Working and can't come during designated hours? Call 651-287-2088 for more information.
The Salvation Army St. Paul 7th Street W.
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651.224.4316
Details: When hard times hit, make us your first call. No matter what the need – physical, emotional or spiritual – we’re here to help. From meeting your most basic needs to outlining the path to long-term solutions, we can help you overcome the obstacles you face today and provide hope for tomorrow. Emergency food shelf for adults and families (Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 4 p.m.); Homeless youth food shelf (Tuesday, 3 – 5 p.m.); Free weekday breakfast program (Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.); Fresh food distribution (Friday, 11 a.m. – Noon)
The Salvation Army St. Paul Payne Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55130
651.776.8169
Details: When hard times hit, make us your first call. No matter what the need – physical, emotional or spiritual – we’re here to help. From meeting your most basic needs to outlining the path to long-term solutions, we can help you overcome the obstacles you face today and provide hope for tomorrow. Hot lunch meal (Monday – Friday, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.); Emergency food shelf for adults and families (Monday – Friday, first 20 walk-ins daily starting at 8 a.m.); Homeless youth food shelf (Thursdays from 3 – 5 p.m.); Free food distribution (first three Fridays of the month, 12:30 – 2 p.m. year-round; Tuesday, 11 a.m. until food is gone September – May)
Wellstone Food Market
Saint Paul, MN 55107
651.789.3630
Details: Neighborhood has two food markets: the Wellstone Food Market in the Paul & Sheila Wellstone Center on St. Paul’s West Side, and the second in Sibley Manor in Highland Park. Both locations provide food to those seeking assistance, and connect participants to critical community resources that help them move “from survive to thrive.” To use the Food Market at the Wellstone Center, you must meet one of the three requirements listed below: You live in zip code 55107, or in the Ramsey County side of 55118 (NOTE: most of 55118 is in Dakota County, which is served by a different food shelf, Ramsey County 55118 is just a tiny sliver of a few blocks); If you are new immigrant or refugee, you have lived in the USA less than 5 years; You are a current participant in a Neighborhood House program, such as an adult education class.