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Bountiful Basket Highlighted as SuperShelf Certified

Bountiful Basket Highlighted as SuperShelf Certified

Transforming food shelves into friendly places with healthy food: A University of Minnesota initiative and article.  Bountiful Basket was recently highlighted in an article written in the “Dear Minnesota” section of the University of Minnesota website for their collaboration with the U of M Extension department to become “SuperShelf Certified.”  ...

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Give to the Max 2023

Give to the Max 2023

Thank YOU and our board of directors for making this day a success! It total, we raised $14,837. Your support helps support the current demand for our services. This past year, we have seen unprecedented demand for food services with 2,658 more individuals served this year over the previous year  – a 90% increase over last year! In total, 758,362...

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“Turkey & Fixings” A Carver County Thanksgiving Program

“Turkey & Fixings” A Carver County Thanksgiving Program

This holiday season, Bountiful Basket Food Shelf, Love Inc., Mi CASA, St. Victoria’s Catholic Church and St. Joseph’s came together to ensure every family in Carver County will be able to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. On Saturday, November 18, we had a fabulous day not only distributing Thanksgiving “Turkey and Fixings” but happiness and joy to so...

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Bountiful Basket School Snack Program Resumes

Bountiful Basket School Snack Program Resumes

Bountiful Basket Food Shelf is once again providing healthy school snacks to all schools within the Eastern Carver County School District to kids in need. While all kids are now eligible for free breakfasts and lunches this school year, kids still need additional food assistance and energy throughout the day. All snacks will be distributed...

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Open Your Heart Summer Challenge

Open Your Heart Summer Challenge

We are excited to participate, once again, in the Hunger Solutions/Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless Summer Challenge grant. The Summer Challenge grant allows food shelves across Minnesota to participate in a fundraising challenge for a proportionally matched grant of up to $4,000. Grant awards are based on how many food shelves...

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Stamp Out Hunger Postal Drive, Saturday, May 13

Stamp Out Hunger Postal Drive, Saturday, May 13

Stamp Out Hunger food drive, Saturday, May 13 right from your own mailbox! On May 13, leave a bag of non-perishable food items by your mailbox and your postal carrier will pick it up and it will be delivered to the Bountiful Basket Food Shelf in Chaska.  It’s as easy as that and you will have helped families in need right in your community.  The...

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