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Food for families / Comida para las familias

Food for families Comida para las familias
**Hours and availability may differ on holidays**

  • Minnesota is now offering funds for families of children ages 5 to 18 who qualify for free or reduced-price school meals. The new program, called Pandemic EBT (P-EBT), will provide up to $325 per child that families can use to purchase nutritious food for their household. Approximately 350,000 Minnesota children could benefit.
    Learn more at: www.mn.p-ebt.org
  • The YMCA is partnering with Loaves and Fishes to provide free, nourishing food to families in the community to ensure youth have food during this unprecedented pandemic.
    • Southdale YMCA, 7355 York Avenue South, Edina. Pick-up Monday-Friday from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People), 9600 Aldrich Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55420, 952-888-9616, veap.org
    • 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
    • 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Thursday
    • Drive-up food distribution model starting March 23. VEAP is doubling the number of times a household can receive food each month. Home delivery available to seniors and those with limited mobility in our community.
  • Good in the Hood – Food pantry for anyone in need., Cedar Valley Church, 8600 Bloomington Ave., 612-217-4003, Email: info@goodinthehood.org
    • Dates/Time: The 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Ruby’s Pantry- Bloomington Lutheran Church, 9350 Portland Avenue S, Bloomington.
    • First Tuesday of each month
    • Doors open at 4:30 p.m., Distribution from 5 – 6:30 pm
  •  Saint Bonaventure Church-  Food bundle available one time/month/family, 901 E 90th St., Bloomington, go to the activity building south of the church. Must be a Richfield/Bloomington resident and have proof of residency
    • Tuesdays from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Fridays from 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Loaves and Fishes– Serving free, nutritious meals to those in need
    • Bloomington- Creekside Community Center, 9801 Penn Ave. S, 952-948-0746, Monday-Friday: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
    • Richfield- Hope Presbyterian Church, 7132 Portland Ave South, Monday-Thursday: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
    • Richfield- Woodlake Lutheran Church, 2120 West 76th St., Saturday and Sunday: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Hunger Solutions: Meals for Kids During Covid-19 Closings
  • Richfield Public School– Grab and Go Meals from Richfield’s Nutrition Services can be picked up outside the main entrances at Richfield Dual Language School, Richfield Middle School, and Richfield High School between the hours of 11a.m. and 1:00 p.m through July 31st. Child does not have to be present.
    • Richfield Public Schools will also distribute food through the regular bus stops – check the site for details
  • Minneapolis Public School food distribution for students – You do not have to be a Minneapolis student but do need to be present to pick up meal
  • Bloomington Public School food distribution for students – Summer meal pick-up is available June 8th- August 21st from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m at Kennedy High School and Smith Park. Must show proof of Bloomington residency.
** Los horarios y la disponibilidad pueden variar en días festivos **

  • La YMCA  se ha asociado con Loaves and Fishes para proporcionar alimentos gratis y nutritivos a las familias de la comunidad; y garantizar que los jóvenes tengan alimentos durante esta pandemia sin precedentes.
    • Southdale YMCA, 7355 York Avenue South, Edina. Recogida de lunes a viernes de 12:00 p.m. a 1:00 p.m.
  • VEAP (Voluntarios Enlistados para Ayudar a las Personas), 9600 Aldrich Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55420, 952-888-9616,
    • Lunes, martes, miércoles y viernes; de 9 a.m. a 4:30 p.m
    • Jueves; de 9 a.m. a 6:30 p.m.
    • Modelo “drive-up” de distribución de alimentos a partir del 23 de marzo. VEAP está duplicando la cantidad de veces que un hogar puede recibir alimentos cada mes. Entrega a domicilio disponible para personas mayores y personas con movilidad limitada de nuestra comunidad.
  • Good in the Hood: despensa de alimentos para todos los necesitados. Cedar Valley Church, 8600 Bloomington Ave. Teléfono: 612-217-4003; correo electrónico: info@goodinthehood.org
    • Primer y tercer martes de cada mes; de 5:00 p.m. a 8:00 p.m.
  • Ruby’s Pantry (Despensa de Ruby) – Iglesia Luterana Bloomington, 9350 Portland Avenue S, Bloomington
    • Primer martes de cada mes
    • Las puertas se abren a las 4:30 p.m. Distribución es de 5:00 p.m. a 6:30 p.m.
  • Saint Bonaventure Church-  Paquete de alimentos disponible una vez al mes por familia. 901 E 90th St., Bloomington.  En el edificio de actividades, al sur de la iglesia. Debe ser residente de Richfield / Bloomington y mostrar evidencia de residencia.
    • Martes de 11:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m.
    • Viernes de 2:00 p.m. a 4:00 p.m.
  • Loaves and Fishes – Sirven comidas gratis y nutritivas para los necesitados.
    • Bloomington – Creekside Community Center, 9801 Penn Ave. S.  Tel.  952-948-0746.  De lunes a viernes: 5:30 p.m. a 6:30 p.m.
    • Richfield – Hope Presbyterian Church, 7132 Portland Ave South.  Lunes a jueves. De 5:00 p.m. a  6:00 p.m.
    • Richfield – Woodlake Lutheran Church, 2120 West 76th St.  Sábados y domingos de  5:30 p.m. a 6:30 p.m.
  • Hunger Solutions – comidas para niños durante los cierres de Covid-19.
  • Richfield Public School – las comidas para llevar de los servicios de nutrición de Richfield se pueden recoger en las entradas principales de Richfield Dual Language School, Richfield Middle School y Richfield High School; entre las 11:00 a.m. y la 1:00 p.m. El niño no tiene que estar presente.
    • Las Escuelas Públicas de Richfield también distribuirán alimentos en las paradas regulares de autobús. Consulte el sitio para obtener más información.
  • Distribución de alimentos para estudiantes en Minneapolis  no es necesario asistir a una escuela de Minneapolis, pero el estudiante debe estar presente para recoger la comida.
  • Distribución de alimentos para estudiantes de Bloomington – el recogido de comidas de verano está disponible del 8 de junio al 21 de agosto; de 11:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m. Debe mostrar prueba de residencia de Bloomington.
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