SPPS Food Resources and Community Food Support

Winter Meals
  • SPPS Meal Box Registration  

    Register for SPPS for weekly meal boxes.  Pick up at Bruce Vento Elementary in the back parking lot weekly on  Monday's at 2 p.m. or Wednesday's at 2 p.m.

     

    Community Food Resources

    Salvation Army, 1019 Payne Ave., St. Paul, MN 55130

    The Salvation Army is running a food shelf Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests are asked to call (651) 776-2653 to place an order. Staff will call guests by phone when the order is ready for pick up. 

    On Fridays, the Salvation Army will run a food distribution out of the WEST door on Lawson street. Guests are asked to wait 6 feet apart, lined up along the sidewalk. At 1:30 p.m., each guest will be given a box and bag of food rescue items.

    Hot lunches are served daily Monday through Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. out of a food truck in the Salvation Army parking lot. 

    Merrick Family Services, 1669 Arcade St. N., Suite 4, St. Paul, MN 55106

    Families can receive an emergency box of food on Monday’s from 3 to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. 

    Neighborhood House Food Support, Wellstone Center, 179 Robie St. E., St. Paul, MN 55107

    http://neighb.org/program/foodsupportprogram/

    The Wellstone Center Food Market will be providing curbside pre-packaged emergency bags. We accept walk-up and drive-up pick-up. Please call 651-789-2534 when you arrive and staff will bring out your groceries.

    If you need delivery, please call 651-789-2534 and let the operator know you would like to order emergency bags for delivery. Neighborhood House will be taking calls for delivery between 9 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–4 p.m. All calls before 12 p.m. will be guaranteed for next-day delivery. All calls after 12 p.m. will be delivered in two days.

    Neighborhood House Fresh Produce Distribution-  Metro State University Parking Ramp on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 and Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Fresh Produce Distribution is a year-round program (May-September) where we distribute large amounts of fresh produce to people and families in need. Distributions take place outside at 5 different Neighborhood House locations across Saint Paul (Wellstone Center, Francis Basket, John A Johnson Elementary, and Dayton’s Bluff Elementary and Metro State University November-May). During each event, we distribute approximately 6,000-12,000lbs of food to 150-300 families… all in about 2 hours!

     

    Food Distribution

    Hunger Solutions, hungersolutions.org/find-help/

    Click underlined link for more resources:  Food Resources 

    RAMSEY COUNTY RESOURCES:  

    www.ramseycounty.us/covid-19-info/county-services-initiatives/coronavirus-impacts-county-services

    WIC Program: Due to COVID-19, all WIC (Women, Infants and Children) appointments will be completed over the phone. If you are a client with an upcoming appointment, a WIC nutrition educator will call you at your scheduled appointment time. Please call 651-266-1300 if you have questions.