The annual Stuff-A-Truck food drive before the Thanksgiving holiday is back for its 23rd year. The campaign uses a semitrailer to gather food and monetary donations for the Bemidji Community Food Shelf. The public will have an opportunity to contribute donations at the truck, which will be parked Friday and Saturday at Marketplace Food and Drug.
BCFS will be closed the Friday, November 28th, the day after Thanksgiving and will reopen on Monday, December 1st at 10 a.m.
BCFS will close early on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24th, at 2 p.m. and will reopen Friday, December 26 at 10 a.m.
Please help keep the shelves full and the heat on at the Bemidji Community Food Shelf (BCFS) by pledging your dollars of support during the sixth annual Give to the Max Day, November 13, 2014. Donations received during this 24-hour event help Minnesota’s great non-profit organizations keep doing what they do best. Please click on the following link to make your donation to BCFS:
Food Rescue Volunteer Needed! BCFS is looking for a volunteer to collect food from area stores every Friday morning from about 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.. You will need to have a reliable vehicle and be able to lift up to 45 pounds. You will be helping to ensure that our clients have access to produce, baked goods, and other perishable items that we areotherwise unable to offer. If you are interested. please message me here or contact:
Food Shelf: 218-444-6580.
Mary Mitchell, Manager
Bemidji Community Food Shelf
PO Box 3118, Bemidji , MN 56619
Bemidji mayor, Rita Albrecht, declared August 25th Bemdj Food Shelf Day and the week of August 25th as “Take Action Against Hunger Week”.