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March Is MN FoodShare Month
February 01, 2024

March Is MN FoodShare Month

Support The Buffalo Food Shelf
Minnesota FoodShare began its work in 1982 as a campaign to restock food shelves in the 7-county Metropolitan area. The effort was so successful, and the need so evident, the March Campaign became a statewide initiative in 1983 and is now in its 43rd year.
The Buffalo Food Shelf is eligible for additional funding based on the pounds of food that they receive during the March Campaign. Please place any non-perishable food or hygiene donations in the church basement (near the elevator). Donations made through March 31st will be counted toward FoodShare Month. Monetary donations are also helpful and can be sent directly to the Food Shelf (there are addressed envelopes near the church entrances) or given online by going to
Did you know that the Buffalo Food Shelf serves people living in Buffalo and Montrose?  Not only is food distributed from our Buffalo location, but delivered to senior living complexes, Buffalo Community Center and drive up opportunities in Montrose. Here are some fast facts:
Food distributed: 418,000 pounds  |  Children served: 5,276*  |  Seniors served: 2,907*
Family visits: 5,364*  |  Individual visits: 16,616*
*Categories saw at least 40% increase since 2021.