Feed the Bear – Help us celebrate 40 years of the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf

It has been our honor to serve this community for 40 years. Since 1977, the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf has been a staple of the White Bear Community, providing food and support to thousands in need. Our monthly choice model allows neighbors to shop for the food their …

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The New Year Brings New Shopping Hours

In response to the growing needs of our neighbors, we are expanding our shopping hours! Beginning January 1, 2017, the White Bear Area Emergency Food shelf will increase the number of monthly shopping appointments available and in additional, will grow the reach of our Bonus Friday program. 2017  Schedule (beginning …

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Holiday Food and Toy Distributions

In need of some holiday food or toys? Starting November 1st, 2016 neighbors needing some holiday time assistance can call the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf to sign up for our Thanksgiving food distribution, toy distribution and/or Winter Feast food distribution. None of these special distributions affect monthly shopping …

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Join Other Local Businesses & Give A Gobble

The White Bear Area Food Shelf serves as a critical resource of food and support to those experiencing hunger in our community, serving as many as 550 families on any given month. This November, in partnership with Kowalski’s Market in White Bear Lake, we are holding our annual Give A Gobble Turkey Drive.  …

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Cummins Foundation supports the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf

Cummins NPower President, Lance Arnett presented a check for $26,725.04 to the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf on behalf of the Cummins Foundation to increase access to healthy food for all neighbors in the White Bear Area. What started as a simple call for help by food shelf coordinator …

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Community Roots Garden Party – September 11th, 2016

Join us for a Community Roots Garden Party at the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf Sunday, September 11th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Presented by Cummins NPower Festivities include Kowalski’s Markets Food Truck, Uptown Girl Cupcakes and Dessert, popsicles by Saint Pops, a bouncy house courtesy of the White …

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5th Annual White Bear Lake Shortest Marathon – September 24, 2016 11am

It’s time to start training for the 5th annual White Bear Lake Shortest Marathon. Your participation will give you the privilege to impress your friends, to take it off your bucket list, and to help a neighbor in need. In the past four years, we have raised over $36,000 for …

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Dear White Bear Food Shelf Volunteers,

It has been an absolute pleasure to serve our community with all of you.  Thank you for your commitment to our mission and our neighbors!  I am very grateful for my time here and the opportunity to get to know so many of you.  All of your kind words and …

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Work with us, we are hiring

Join our team! We are looking for a passionate individual to serve as our Community Resource Coordinator. In this part-time, engaging role you will be responsible for building partnerships with local service agencies, manage our wonderful intake volunteers, and administer the White Bear Area Community Emergency Fund. Click here for …

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