Thank you to the Anoka and Minneapolis stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) for providing a giving opportunity to ensure our neighbors facing food insecurity can count on nutritious essentials to supplement their meals this winter.

Seventeen local congregations from the Minneapolis & Anoka stakes of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teamed up to pack nearly 100,000 meals

In December, supporters raised more than $30,000 in cash, generating 61,334 meals. They also collected 21,000+ pounds of essential food items, including flour, vegetable oil, pasta, rice, canned tomatoes, peanut butter, tuna, and mandarin oranges. From collecting food and raising funds to purchasing food to be packed by volunteers into essential food boxes – LDS provided support every step of the way.


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

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

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