Food Shelves

To help eliminate hunger in Minnesota, the ten food shelves of the NE Minnesota Network provide emergency and short-term food assistance to income-eligible individuals and families. No one who is in need of assistance will be turned away. 

Contact the food shelf in your area for more information.

Grand Marais Food Shelf
Congretional Church
3rd Ave and 2nd Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Monday, 3:00-5:00 PM

Tower Area Food Shelf
The Timberjay (basement)
414 Main Street
Tower, MN 55790
3rd Tuesday, 2:30-5:00 PM

Hermantown Area Food Shelf
Family Resource Center
5028 Miller Trunk Highway
Hermantown, MN 55811
Tuesday, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Meadowlands Food Shelf
Country Market
P.O. Box 157
Meadowlands, MN 55765
Thursday, 1:00-4:00 PM

Proctor Food Shelf
100 Poink Drive
Proctor, MN 55810
Wednesday, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Quad City Food Shelf (Mt.Iron)
8367 Enterprise Drive N
Virginia, MN 55792
Wednesday & Thursday, 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Silver Bay Food Shelf
County Service Center
99 Edison Boulevard
Silver Bay, MN 55614
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM 

Two Harbors Food Shelf
2124 10 Street
Tuesday, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Aurora Food Shelf

203 South 2nd Street East
Aurora, MN 55705
Tuesday, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Babbit Food Shelf

Please call if you need assistance



Little Free Pantries
The Rutabaga Project, with funding from Essentia Health and construction by the Mesabi Range College Carpentry Program, supports four little free pantries. Little Free Pantries look like the popular Little Free Libraries, except they contact food and personal care items. The pantries are maintained by the host sites and surrounding community members help to keep them stocked. Pantry Locations:

  • AEOA: 702 3rd Ave S, Virginia MN 55792
  • Hope Community Presbeterian Church: 212 S 5th Ave, Virginia, MN 55792
  • Our Savior Lutheran Church: 1111 8th St S, Virginia, MN 55792
  • Hoyt Lakes Municipal Building/Public Library: 206 Kennedy Memorial Dr, Hoyt Lakes, MN 55792



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