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Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:00 AM

Community Volunteer & Charitable Giving Opportunities

  • Make a financial contribution or volunteer to pack food at The Sheridan Story. Volunteering sessions are in accordance with the Minnesota Department of Health and CDC and have shifted to smaller groups to provide proper social distancing. The Sheridan Story provides families in need weekly supplemental groceries to MPS families.
  • Make a financial contribution to Second Harvest Heartland. A tax-deductible gift of $50 can provide 150 meals for hungry families, children and seniors in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. 
  • Volunteer to deliver food for Metro Meals on Wheels in the Twin Cities. 

Minnesota Food Shelves

For more information about local food shelves, contact the Minnesota Food Help Line at 888.711.1151 between 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. You may also find a local food shelf.

Countering COVID-19 Stigma and Racism: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Please see these helpful resources on how to speak with children about COVID-19 and the unfortunate stigma and racism that is occurring as a result. 

Free Temporary WiFi

The City of Minneapolis is providing free WiFi in Minneapolis for those who may need temporary internet access during the COVID-19 pandemic.