Groveland Emergency Food Shelf
We believe people in need should not live in hunger.
The 20th annual Groveland Food Shelf Benefit will be on Sunday, November 7 at 1PM at the Historic Heights Theater. This year's feature is "Safety Last" starring Harold Lloyd This 1923 classic silent film will have musical accompaniment on the Mighty Wurlitzer organ by nationally known conductor, choral director and organist Philip Brunelle.
This is the story of a country boy traveling to the big city to make his fortune so he can marry his sweetheart. Things don't go quite right and he has to perform a dangerous stunt to prove he can be worthy of his girl's love. One of Harold Lloyd's most famous films.
All seats are $15 and are available at the Heights Theater website: www.heightstheater.com . The theater is located at 3951 Central Ave NE in Columbia Heights.
Groveland Food Shelf, located in Minneapolis, serves over 5000 clients with emergency food supplies every month. This is a two fold increase from pre-pandemic times. We will also accept donations of cash and non-perishable food items at the Heights Theater on the day of the event.
"Feed the Hungry"
Groveland Food Shelf is a non-profit 501(c)(3) providing emergency groceries for those in need. We believe no one should go hungry, so if you have a need for food please visit the Need Food? page. Groveland Food Shelf appreciates donations in all shapes and sizes, so please visit our DONATE page if you would like to experience how rewarding it is to give to families and individuals who are hungry. Find out more about how we serve over 5,000 clients a month HERE.
Groveland Emergency Food Shelf has a physical location in the Stevens Square neighborhood of Minneapolis and operates two outreach programs. The MCTC Food Pantry at Minneapolis College (MCTC) serves students and families in need. As of Fall 2020, a partnership with Liberty Community Church in North Minneapolis supplies funding & food for the after school program: “21st Century Academy.
With the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic in February of 2020, Groveland is now consistently serving about 5,000 clients per month, this is a 2x increase in clientele from pre pandemic.