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Help Us With A Food Drive!

sm Kate kids w groceries 2South Minneapolis realtor, Kate Manthey, and her boys weighed in donations from a neighborhood food drive as part of the CES Summertime Drive.


Cub Scouts, youth groups, churches,
family, businesses:
establish a food drive for CES.

Steps for a Food Drive:

Step 1: Establish your group.

Step 2: Download your CES door hanger (print on bright colored paper) & food drive information sheets (staple together for handouts) by clicking right here.

Step 3: Go door-to-door, make a flyer for or an announcement at church, at work, at your youth group or at your civic group

Step 4: Email CES to let us know your group is participating. (see information below)

Step 5: Collect and deliver to CES.


» Download your Food Drive information sheets «

Questions? Contact Chris Nelson at:
cnelson@cesmn.org or 612.870.1125 x105

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Food & Hygiene Items

Include these in your Food Drive:

  • Olive oil and vegetable oil
  • Flour, sugar – 4# bags or smaller
  • Meat soups
  • Chili with meat
  • Canned chicken, tuna or salmon
  • Canned fruit, in light syrup or own juice
  • Rice
  • Assorted canned vegetables
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Coffee in small bags
  • Whole grain cereals
  • Old fashioned oats, instant oatmeal packets
  • Jelly and jam
  • Peanut butter
  • 100% fruit juice


  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Bar soap
  • Shampoo, conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Razors and shaving cream
  • Feminine products
  • Toilet paper, facial tissues
  • Dish soap - small bottles
  • Laundry soap

Pet Needs

  • Pet food for dogs or cats
  • Kitty litter

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