Welcome our New Operations Manager, Amy!

Amy McMillen joined the White Bear Area Food Shelf this month as Operations Manager. For over 25 years, she has been committed to ensuring all people have access to healthy food. Previously she has worked for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, University of Minnesota, and The Food Group,…

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Welcome Niko – New Emergency Program Assistant!

Niko Wilson is very proud to be the White Bear Area Food Shelf’s newest Emergency Program Assistant. He has been employed at the State Fair’s Butterfly House and has previously volunteered for the Food Shelf. Niko was born in Columbia and raised in Roseville. He recently graduated from AFSA High…

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The Food Shelf Team is Expanding!

The Food Shelf is hiring for two positions, Operations Manager and Mobile Market Coordinator, in addition to the Community Resource Coordinator featured in the May 25, 2021 post. Applications for all positions are open until June 20, 2021. Operations Manager –  JOB SUMMARY: The Operations Manager oversees the daily operations of…

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We are hiring for a Community Resource Coordinator! Deadline extended to 7/9/21

Responsible for collaborating with and meeting the needs of our neighbors through food shelf programming. Builds community partnerships. Administers the WBAFS Emergency Fund and advocates for neighbors. Job Responsibilities: Connect neighbors to community resources. Provide culturally responsive, trauma-informed case management services to our neighbors. Maintain a working knowledge of local…

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Watch our Neighbor Forum held on April 29th

Four WBAFS staff members hosted our first Neighbor Forum on Thursday, April 29 discussing the following topics: changes at the Food Shelf during COVID-19 and the past year, where our food comes from, updates on food items we offer, and plan on assessing future programming needs and gathering feedback. Take…

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Welcome Ashley! Our New Emergency Program Assistant

Ashley Collins is thrilled to join the White Bear Area Food Shelf as the new Emergency Program Assistant! She previously worked at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market in Vadnais Heights and Lifetime Fitness in the cafe and as a Personal Trainer. She is excited to join the Food Shelf in its…

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Thank You for a Successful 2021 Bear’ly Open!

Thank you to all who contributed to the 2021 Bear’ly Open!  “In a year when so many things did not go right, the Bear’ly Open not only happened but was even more successful than any year in it’s history,” says Perry Petersen, Executive Director of the Food Shelf. “Thank you…

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¡Recogida en la acerca llegara en noviembre!

Como llegue el invierno y COVID 19 continua ser un problema en nuestro mundo, nosotros del White Bear Estantería de Alimentos queremos seguir a proveer comida nutritiva a nuestros vecinos mientras asegurar la salud y seguridad para nuestros vecinos, voluntarios, y comunidades. El lunes 2 de noviembre, cambiáramos nuestro formato…

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