Lake City Food Shelf

Food shelf seeking help with certain items

Sep 14, 2022
We are fortunate to live in such a giving, supportive community. The Lake City Food Shelf is one of the organizations that is blessed by citizens, groups, and churches who give money and food donations throughout the year, and for that, we are grateful. At the Food Shelf, we try to be good...

Pass It On donates to food shelf

Aug 17, 2022
The volunteer workers at the Lake City Food Shelf on Tuesday, August 9, paused for a photo when a donation of $3000 arrived from the Pass It On Thrift Shop in Lake City. Pictured from left to right are Diane Coombs, Ross Bendickson, Kathy Wigern, Carole Helgerson (director), and Pastor David...

Gardenaires donate $1,500 raised at garden tour

Aug 3, 2022
The Lake City Gardenaire Garden Club sponsored their first ever garden tour as part of Lake City’s sesquicentennial and they are excited to show their 150, times ten. “The garden club’s successful garden tour was on July 16,” the club said in a news release. “The garden club is happy to share that...

Food shelf stacks 150 soup cans for city 150th

Jul 20, 2022
Lake City Food Shelf volunteer Mavis Hawkins poses with a stack of 150 soup cans created by the Lake City Food Shelf for the “Show Us Your 150” challenge. “Show Us Your 150” is a year long challenge with the grand prize of $150 being awarded at the final event in December of 2022. There will be...

Lake City Federal Bank sponsors Five for Food initiative once again

Apr 13, 2022
Staff members of Lake City Federal Bank presented a check to the Lake City Food Shelf as a sponsor of the annual Five for Food Initiative. The bank was one of the original five sponsors of Five for Food and has participated as a sponsor every year. Pictured from left to right are, Carol Hoops,...

Food shelf staff thankful, relieved after successful Five for Food drive

Apr 13, 2022
A special thank you from all the staff at the Lake City Food Shelf for another Five For Food Drive through March Food Share Month. Thanks to Bruce Carlstrom for his leadership in organizing this drive for many years. Businesses, churches, schools, organizations, and individuals generously donated...

Alliance Bank sponsors Five for Food

Apr 6, 2022
Alliance Bank Lake City was once again a sponsor of Five for Food. Five for Food 2022 exceeded it $40,000 goal with total contributions of $42,259. Bank employees pictured are: Seated: Brent Meincke and Wade Carlson. Standing left to right: Tammy Roschen, Mary Harteneck, Phyllis Krause, Ellen...

Five for Food raises $42,009, exceeding goal by $2,000

Apr 6, 2022
Five for Food, an initiative of the Greater Lake City Community Foundation for the Lake City Food Shelf, has completed its eighth year with a record $42,259 in total donations, the foundatin has announced. The 2022 donations exceeded the previous record donations of $41,065 in 2021. Twenty-five...

Automation Services is a Five for Food sponsor

Mar 9, 2022
Employees of Automation Service, Inc. gather to present their Five for Food Sponsorship check for 2022. This is the third year Automation Services has been a program sponsor. Twenty-five sponsors have donated $18,500 to match contributions to the Lake City Food Shelf from the community. The goal...

Lake City Rotary Club 
sponsors Five for Food

Mar 2, 2022
Five for Food Initiative coordinator Bruce Carlstrom, accepts a check from Lake City Rotary Club President Scott Feige. The Rotary Club has supported the Five for Food program for the Lake City Food Shelf since its inception eight years ago. Sponsors have contributed $18,500 to match contributions...


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