What We Do, Our Impact

Those coming for food assistance include:

  • Working families 73%
  • Families with children under 18 31%
  • Elderly people 30%
  • People in poor health 40%

The total number of people served by Second Harvest North Central Food Bank’s entire region in 2016:

  • 55,200 Households served by food shelves
  • 178,003 Individuals served by food shelves including 61,631 children
  • CSFP NAPS- 21,980 seniors received commodity boxes
  • Itasca Holiday Program- 1,800 families received Christmas food baskets
  • Kids Packs to Go – 20,124 backpack meal sacks distributed to elementary school children

Second Harvest Food Bank has been on the cutting edge of food banking operations for over 30 years.   The diversity of services offered is unique among small rural food banks.

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We receive financial support from a variety of sources.

The 2016 breakdown is:
• Foundation and Corporate Grants 11%
• Government Grants 10%
• Fundraising/Individual Donors 26%
• Program Fees 53%

Financial Information

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Executive Director
By Email
218.326.4420 ext. 12