Mondays, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
797 East 7th St., St. Paul, MN 55106
Each week, Canasta Familiar receives donations that includes fresh produce (fruits and vegetables), meat and other non-perishable items. Foods vary according to availability. Families can choose their food and select the items that are most appropriate for their home. There is a limit of one basket per family.
1671 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105
Schedule your visit for next week delivery or pick up!! Call (651) 789-3856 to schedule your visit.
Thursdays, 12:00pm – 3:00pm and Saturdays, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
499 Charles Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55103
Provides free food distributions, and free frozen take-home meals courtesy of Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department.
A community-supported, non-profit program that is open to all! We provide easy access to low-cost, nutritious foods, including fresh fruits and vegetables and frozen meat packages. Locations are available throughout Minnesota, The Mega Meat packs ($25), Mini Meat packs ($11), Produce Packs ($10), and Combo Packs ($20) will be available, along with the Hot Buy special of the month.
550 Rice Street, St. Paul, MN 55103
Mondays & Thursdays, 11:30 – 12:30, Free bag lunches
Sundays, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Free Community Meal, currently offered as a takeaway
2nd & 4th Saturday, 10:00am – 11:30 am, Supplemental Food Shelf, please bring photo ID & proof of address
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and 1st Saturday, 10:00am – 2:00pm, Clothing closet available by appointment only, has clothing, coats, shoes, boots and personal hygiene items, everyone is welcome, call 651-222-0712.
Thursdays, 11:00am – 3:00pm
First Care Pregnancy Center (2109 Old Hudson Rd, St Paul, MN 55119)
Receive 7 meals per child, No questions asked, Children do not need to be present.
Wednesdays-Sundays, 11:00am – 8:00pm
J. Selby’s (169 Victoria St, St. Paul, MN 55104)
Plant-based meals offered to the community every week for those who can't afford meals, via curbside pickup. Call (651-243-1300) or text (651-243-4142) to request an order. If you need to feed a large group, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
1280 Arcade St, St. Paul, MN 55106
Receive fresh dairy products, meats, produce, and breads, plus personal care and pantry goods. We can provide each household with food twice per month and there needs to be an adult to receive food on behalf of each household. Please keep that in mind when you plan to visit us.
Monday – Friday
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Locations throughout the metro area and suburbs are available, including: St. Paul Eastside YMCA (875 Arcade Street), and St. Paul Midway YMCA (1761 University Avenue West)
We will have meals at the YMCA entrance available to be picked up for free for those that are in need. Families may pick up food during open hours Monday through Friday at select YMCAs and choose a food bag non-perishable meal package.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Available by appointment during other days/times.
270 N Kent Street, St Paul, MN 55102
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have modified our operations to follow the State of Minnesota and the Center for Disease Control guidelines. We are not able to allow clients and community members to shop for themselves in our food shelf, however, we will shop for you. You can still make an appointment via phone, or you may use the Hallie Q. Brown Food Shelf Request Form by clicking on the link (https://forms.gle/Z3y8u2CMKzRMbgQNA) and we will fill your request and have it ready for curbside pick up or delivery (Priority is given to be seniors and health-related homebound persons).
5:00pm – 7:00pm
520 Atwater Circle, St. Paul, MN 55103
Free Food, Diapers and Hygiene Giveaway
Find resources near you including Community Food Distributions, Discount Grocery, Farmers Markets, Food Shelves, Free Meals, and Senior Resources
Tuesdays & Thursdays
2:00pm - 4:00pm.
900 Dale Street N St. Paul, MN 555103
Free groceries, items may vary. Walk ups welcome, if you are driving stay in your car, they will load food for you.
1063 Iglehart Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:00pm – 6:00pm: Hot Meals to Go
Fridays, 12:00pm – 2:30pm: Weekend Bag Handouts
This innovative model brings food shelf services directly to people who have transportation barriers or who live in neighborhoods that lack access to full grocery stores. Our Foodmobile travels throughout St. Paul and the northern suburbs of Ramsey County to bring nutritious food to people in need.
Midway Food Shelf (1916 University Ave W, St. Paul, MN 55104), Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 12:30pm & 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Rice Street Food Shelf (1459 Rice Street, Suite 3, St. Paul, MN 55117), Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 12:30pm & 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Due to the Coronavirus (Covid 19), we have changed to emergency services and are not able to offer full choices in the food shelf at this time. Every household will receive dry goods, produce and refrigerated/freezer items per your household size and diet preference (ie. vegetarian).
300 Bates Ave, St. Paul, MN 55106
Monday – Thursday, 3:00pm – 5:00pm: Free Hot Meals
Fridays: Free Groceries for families that have kids under 18 years old
Are you a parent trying to balance way more during COVID? A front line worker who could use some love? A person who’s lost income and is trying to figure out how to put dinner on the table? Whatever the reason: kindness is for everyone. Let a neighbor deliver a home-cooked lasagna or main dish to your family one night. All of our Lasagna Chefs strive for contactless delivery, to keep both you and them safe.
Market Bucks match SNAP-EBT spending dollar-for-dollar (up to $10) at participating farmers markets across Minnesota.
3rd Saturday of the month
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1608 Como Ave, St Paul, MN 55108
Masjid At-Taqwa's monthly Food Shelf is open to all and occurs the 3rd Saturday of every month. Open to all! We do start registrations as early as 11:30am. During the COVID-19 Pandemic we do not allow customers into the building. Customers must stay in their cars and an attendant will bring out registration materials and food to your car.
Certified Metro Mobility customers can now order groceries and household essentials online from a store that has online shopping and local pick up. Pick-ups are also available for food shelves and pet stores. Metro Mobility will pick your order up and deliver to your house.
HelpLine Hours are Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 5:00pm.
Assesses situation and provide solutions to food needs; Call 1-888-711-1151, use their chat feature or fill out an online form.
Wellstone Center (179 Robie St E, St Paul, MN 55107)
Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 12:00pm and 2:00pm – 4:00pm.
Food market is open for drive-up or walk-up curbside pickup from Located in the rear of the building.
Sibley Manor Apartments (1293 E Maynard Dr #410, St Paul, MN 55116)
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 11:30am, and 1:00pm – 3:30pm.
Food market is open for drive-up or walk-up curbside pickup.
Delivery is available Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 11:30am, and 1:00pm – 3:30pm for those in Ramsey County, call 651-789-2534.
Mondays & Wednesdays
12:00pm – 2:00pm
436 Roy Street North, St. Paul, MN 55104
Please join us for our FREE weekly community meals. A hot meal is served each Monday, and a bag lunch is served on Wednesdays, with additional produce and bakery items available to select from.
Meal delivery is available to residents who are confined to their homes due to health conditions, transportation barriers and other reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuesdays 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Meals for Kids & “Make at Home” Meal Kits
Wednesdays 3:00pm-5:00pm: Fresh Produce & Meals
Thursdays: Meals for Kids
Fridays 1:00pm-3:00pm: Fresh Produce & Meals
Conway Community Center (2090 Conway Street St. Paul, MN 55119)
Daily, 10:00am – 2:00pm
580 University Ave W, St. Paul, MN 55103
Free nutritional meals for youth up to 18 years old. Pick up or Delivery. Call for delivery or directions, 651-500-1313.
Tuesdays, 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Conway Recreation Center (2090 Conway St, St Paul, MN 55119)
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, El Rio Vista Community Center (179 Robie St E, St Paul, MN 55107), McDonough Recreation Center (1544 Timberlake Rd, St Paul, MN 55117), Palace Recreation Center (781 Palace Ave, St Paul, MN 55102)
Wednesdays & Fridays, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Arlington Hills Community Center (1200 Payne Ave, St Paul, MN 55130), Rice Recreation Center (1021 Marion St, St Paul, MN 55117), Dunning Recreation Center (1221 Marshall Ave, St Paul, MN 55104)
Families with one or more children under the age of 18 are eligible to pick up one meal bag per child per week. Children do not need to be present and they can pick up for neighbors or relatives. Each meal bag contains 7 dinner meals and 7 snacks including fresh fruits and vegetables, juice, a variety of sandwiches, crackers, cheese, milk, and more.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 11:00am – 3:00pm
401 7th St W, St. Paul, MN 55102
Emergency boxes of groceries are available for contact-less pick up, no appointment necessary.
This group is the place to post free food share events happening throughout the Twin Cities metro area and to post updates on more specifics about these events. Members may also post extra food items they have to give away to others.
We occasionally update this list, please check with the resources to ensure that they are still available as dates & times may change.