Weekend Food for Kids Distribution

FREE for Eden Prairie Schools Families * Anonymous * NO Registration REQUIRED 

Volunteers are needed to distribute the bags on Thursdays. Please contact Olivia at Olivia_Antilla@edenpr.k12.mn.us or 952-975-6968

All Eden Prairie Schools families (including TASSEL) are welcome to pick up Weekend Food for Kids bags (one per child) from Every Meal, a local non-profit fighting child hunger. Food packs include non-perishable meal ingredients or ready-to-eat food items. 

All food bag types contain 4-5 pounds of nutritious, non-perishable food – including a variety of canned fruits, vegetables, proteins, grains, and soups/entrees. Families may choose from five food bag options that are tailored and identified by different colors of the Every Meal apple icon:

  • Blue Bag: Tailored for East African dietary preferences (NO pork)
  • Orange Bag: Tailored for Latino dietary preferences
  • Purple Bag: Tailored for Southeast Asian dietary preferences
  • Yellow Bag: Ready-to-eat items requiring little or no preparation
  • Green Bag: Widest variety of food items (not intended to serve any specific dietary preferences)

WHEN:
Thursday evenings from 4:00-6:00 PM

Food bags will NOT be distributed November 24 (Thanksgiving), November 25, December 29, December 30, March 23 and March 24. Extra food bags will be distributed the week before a non-distribution week.

WHERE:
Outside Door 4 of the Historic Gym at 8100 School Road (drive-up model)

WHO:
FREE for all Eden Prairie Schools families, including TASSEL students.
Food is available to every child regardless of income or
participation in other food programs.

No registration required.

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Date

Apr 25 2024

Time

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

Eden Prairie Schools Historic Gym
8100 School Road
Eden Prairie Schools

Organizer

Eden Prairie Schools
Website
http://www.edenpr.org