Lake City Food Shelf

St. Mark’s outreach program proceeds benefit Lake City Food Shelf

Jan 2, 2020
Representatives of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Lake City presented a $1,000 check to the Lake City Food Shelf on Dec. 24 from the church’s outreach program. From left are Darwin Meyers of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, food shelf representatives Eunice Blattner, Carole Helgerson, and Ross...

St. John’s choir’s Christmas concert raises $800 for Lake City Food Shelf

Dec 26, 2019
Presenting a gift in the amount of $800 to Carol Helgerson, director of the Lake City Food Shelf, are Linda Sievers, St. John’s choir accompanist, and Joyce Zillgitt, St. John’s choir director. “A sincere thank you to those who attended St. John’s Advent-Christmas Choir Concert on Dec. 11 for the...

Community Thanksgiving dinner serves over 300, raises $2,000 for food shelf

Dec 19, 2019
This year’s Lake City Community Thanksgiving dinner served 318 meals and raised $2,000 and over 50 pounds of food in donations for the Lake City Food Shelf, according to organizers. The annual event is a collaboration of Lake City churches (plus St. Peter - Belvidere), the Lake City Rotary Club,...

Students build food pyramids with donations for Lake City Food Shelf

Dec 11, 2019
From Nov. 21 through the Dec. 5, Lincoln High Schools’ ninth grade advisories brought in non-perishable food items and money for the Lake City Food Shelf. The activity culminated by having the top food providers from each advisory build a pyramid with their collected items. Principal Greg Berge and...

Costumed do-gooders battle hunger

Nov 7, 2019
This group of trick or treaters from First Lutheran Church and St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church collected over 550 pounds of non-perishable food items during their annual Halloween Trick or Treat for the Lake City Food Shelf. In addition to the grocery items, $55 in cash was donated. The youth...

Letter: Watson was a dedicated food shelf volunteer

Jun 19, 2019
To the editor: There are many wonderful, hard-working people who work at the food shelf to serve those in need. Larry Watson started helping by bringing produce from his garden every week in the summer. Then he started volunteering for unloading Channel One trucks twice monthly and picking up...

Five for Food exceeds goal in 2019

Apr 10, 2019
Sponsors of the Five for Food Initiative for the Lake City Food Shelf presented a check for $22,239 representing $10,000 in donations from sponsors and $12,639 provided by 1,234 members of the community who contributed $5 or more. Five for Food, the annual initiative of the Greater Lake City...

Round Up nets thousands to feed the hungry

Mar 21, 2019
Phil Nyberg, owner of Fiesta Foods in Lake City, presented a check for $3,232 to Carole Helgerson and volunteers of the Lake City Food Shelf Tuesday. The money was raised during Fiesta Foods’ Operation Round Up held from Thanksgiving to January 1. Customers were asked to “round up” their purchase...

Food shelf welcomes furloughed feds

Jan 17, 2019
The Lake City Food Shelf is offering food assistance to families affected by the ongoing federal government shutdown. People in need of assistance can come to the food shelf during its regular hours: Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and the second and fourth...

Community Thanksgiving boosts food shelf

Dec 13, 2018
The annual community Thanksgiving dinner put on at Bethany Lutheran Church by area churches and the Lake City Rotary Club was once again a fundraiser for the Lake City Food Shelf. Monetary donations collected at this year’s event totaled $1,936. There were also some food donations. 352 meals were...


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