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Community Food Resources

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 to be picked up (usually within 15-45 minutes of the order).

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 to 12:45 p.m. out of a food truck in the 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. or on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 10 to 11:30 a.m.  

Families do not have to complete an intake prior to getting food.  Anyone seeking food support will not be turned away and will be asked to leave their first and last name as well a phone number.  A Merrick representative will call families at another time to complete the intake process over the phone.