Supporter Spotlight

Supporter Spotlight

April was National Volunteer Appreciation Month and we got to celebrate our volunteers!  In 2022, more than 1,800 volunteers gave 13,674 hours to The Food Group.

Supporter Spotlight

Kurt Johansen, board member at The Food Group, is VP & Group Counsel at Ameriprise Financial. Kurt takes advantage of his employer match program.

Donor Story

Kathy Cooney and Bob LaBombard have been active supporters of The Food Group for over thirty years. They have created an estate plan that continues their legacy of supporting food access and food systems change

July Supporter of the Month: UNFI

Thank you to our Supporter of the Month, UNFI Funding from UNFI has helped us meet our goal of increasing access to healthy foods and fresh produce for community members experiencing hunger. Thank you to our Supporter of the Month for ensuring food reaches over 2 million people in diverse communities across 30 counties in […] Read more

June Supporter of the Month

Thank you to Allina Health for ensuring we can nourish our communities.Our Supporter of the Month has contributed general operating support to us for 6 years.They also coordinate one of our largest annual food drives, with around 40 clinics participating. Last year they brought in nearly 6,000 pounds of donations! Thank you for your valuable […] Read more

We Value Nutritious Food
Working with our community partners, The Food Group buys, gleans, grows, and processes fresh produce.

Food Bank
or Food Shelf?
The Food Group is a food bank that supplies other hunger relief agencies with fresh produce, frozen meat, grocery staples, and other household necessities. Food shelves distribute free food to individuals and families in their local communities.

The Food Group believes in food equity. They believe in culturally specific foods. They believe in meeting people where they are at. And most of all, they believe in dignity.

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Did You Know?
Over 20% of Black households and 19% of Latinx households report food insecurity, compared to 10% of white households.

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The Food Group

We’re a nonprofit working at the intersection of equity and access to fresh, sustainable foods. From farming to distribution, we provide fresh food across MN and WI.

The Food Group is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. EIN 41-1246504 Contributions are tax-deductible to the full amount provided by the law.

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