Get Help

Are you having difficulty feeding yourself and your family because of:

  • High heating bills?
  • Laid off from work?
  • Relatives or friends here for an extended visit?
  • Have you had unusually high bills this month?
  • Medical, car, or home-owner’s insurance payment due?
The Bemidji Community Food Shelf Can Help You!


Services we provide

Food Boxes (about 3-5 days of food):

-limited to 1 visit per calendar month

-the following items are included when available

  • green/yellow vegetables
  • tomato product
  • pork and beans
  • kidney beans
  • soups
  • canned/box meals
  • peanut butter
  • fruit juice
  • tuna
  • eggs
  • macaroni and cheese
  • bag of pasta
  • bag of rice
  • cold/hot cereal
  • margarine
  • milk
  • potatoes
  • hamburger
  • bonus items

We serve

The Bemidji Community Food Shelf (BCFS) serves all, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, or gender. The Bemidji Community Food Shelf reserves the right to refuse service to person under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances.

Services are based on income eligibility. Identification and proof of residence are required.