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Celebrating 42 Years of Serving the Community



The Great River Adventure Fundraiser

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Our volunteer, Ed Patrias is on a river journey through the Central and Southern United States to raise money for the Bemidji Food Shelf. Learn more about Ed and his Great River Adventure and support BCFS. 

Follow the big adventure on Facebook and Instagram by joining the group The Great River Adventure. 

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
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25 Percent increase in  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


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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