Partners

Business Partners

“Thank you to our generous community, civic organizations, and faith-based communities for your time and support.” – Waconia Food Shelf Board of Directors

Mackenthun’s Fine Foods donates food products, sponsors Stuff-A-Truck Food Drive in November and holds a Charity Golf Event in May that benefits the Waconia Food Shelf. The 2016 Charity Golf event raised $17,000 for the Food Shelf! We couldn’t do it without Mackenthun’s!
Boulay generously donates accounting services and financial consulting
Melchert, Hubert, Sjodin Law Firm provided pro bono legal assistance for the Food Shelf to become incorporated. They also provide annual monetary support for our Thanksgiving Dinner distribution.
Creature Works supports the Waconia United Foodshelf through donations of web services and web hosting.

Off the Top Salon

Off the Top Salon provides Christmas gifts to Waconia Food Shelf clients through their Secret Blessings program as well as monetary donations.

Caribou Coffee 

Caribou Coffee donates bagels to the Waconia Food Shelf.

Waconia Ridgeview Medical Services 

Ridgeview Medical hosts holiday food drives.

DoJo Karate

DoJo Karate holds Holiday Food Drives.

Target

Target donates food products weekly as part of Second Harvest Heartland food rescue program.

Faith-based Partners

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church provides lease support, monetary support, food donations, a community garden and coordinates the Easter Basket donation.

St. Joseph Catholic Church

St. Joseph Catholic Church leases their building to house the Food Shelf, coordinates “Walk on Waconia” in April and makes food and monetary donations.  The St. Joseph’s School also provides weekly food donations during the school year.

Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church provides lease support and many fund raising activities that support the Food Shelf.

Waconia Moravian Church and Parkside Church

Waconia Moravian Church and Parkside Church also contribute toward our building lease and provide food and monetary support to the Waconia Food Shelf.

Oakwood Church, Promise Church, West Union Lutheran Church, St. Bonifacious Catholic Church, and Freshwater Church

Oakwood Church, Promise Church, West Union Lutheran Church, St, Bonifacious Catholic Church, and Freshwater Church all support us through food and monetary donations and volunteer time.

Servant Ministry of Waconia

Servant Ministry of Waconia supports our Backpack program and provides car clinics for clients.

Public and Civic Programs

Waconia Lions Club

Waconia Lions Club support the Food Shelf with monetary donations which have been used for equipment such as a freezer and holiday programs.

Independent District #110 Waconia Public Schools

Independent District #110 Waconia Public Schools donate food several times a year and participate in the Stuff-A-Truck food drive.

Cologne Academy

Cologne Academy

Cologne Academy holds food drives for the Food Shelf. 

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Waconia West Carver Roatary has provided financial support to the Waconia United Food Shelf for many years to help purchase food, recently the Rotary has been involved in a hands-on project designed specifically to increase capacity, increase access to food and facilitate greater outreach to Waconia United Food Shelf clients and prospective donors.

Waconia Fire Department, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, American Legion and VFW

Waconia Fire Department, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, American Legion and VFW organizations have provided monetary support and school supplies for the backpacks

Individual Support

Thank you to the many individuals who support the Waconia Food Shelf with their food and monetary gifts and volunteer time.