Prospective Volunteer Open House 4/3/18

The community is welcome to attend an open house at 7pm at the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, located at 1260 Exchange Ave SE in the industrial park. The purpose of this event is to inform those interested in the work the organization does, as well as recruit new volunteers. There are many ways in which members of the community can support the food shelf, including seasonal farm work, interviewing customers, warehouse work, assisting customers shopping, cooking and serving sample meals, food rescue, and skills-based opportunities.

All are welcome to attend the open house, with those 12 and younger accompanied by an adult.


This event will take place at the Bemidji Community Food Shelf on Tuesday, April 3 from 7-8pm. Light refreshments will be provided in the conference room, which can be reached through the west facing doors marked “employees only”. All those interested in attending are asked to RSVP by Monday April 2 by calling the food shelf at 218-444-6480 or by emailing Emily at

Sleigh Ride Fundraiser

The Go and Whoa Harness Club is again hosting sleigh rides to benefit the Bemidji Community Food Shelf. Wagons will be used if there is no snow.
Food and free-will monetary donations will be accepted in return for rides, and sloppy joes and beverages will be available for purchase from the 4-H Club in the 4-H Building. For more information, please call Mary at 218-444-6580.

All food and monetary donations raised February 26 – April 8, 2018 will be reported out and will receive a partial match through the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign!

Event’s a “go” and not a “whoa”, even if there is no snow!Image may contain: sky and outdoor