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BEMIDJI COMMUNITY

FOOD SHELF

Celebrating 41 Years of Serving the Community

OUR IMPACT IN 2023...

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MARCH FOOD SHARE 

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Support your friends and neighbors who do not have enough food.  A small donation during March will make a difference all year and will receive a match. 

"Without the food shelf, I would not be able to feed my kids. By the end of the month, we're not able to make ends meet."

         food shelf customer.
 

25 Percent increase in Food Shelf Usage in 2023

In 2023 the Bemidji Community Food Shelf set a record for number of people helped in a 12-month period.
 
  • 37,519 Individuals
  • 11,913 Families
  • 755,338 lbs of food
         ($1,382,000 in value)

First Time Users Increase in 2023

Growth in number of new Food Shelf users in 2023.

The numbers of the people who came to the food shelf for the first time ever continues to grow

 

  • 2,497 Individuals

  • 892 Families
    52,053 Lbs of food

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New look on our building.

 

Bemidji Community Food Shelf completed a bit of a face lift this fall.  The building was built in 1976, some 47 years ago, and was in need of a face lift. Thanks to Zetah Construction for their work and in kind donation.  

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