Lake City Food Shelf

Bracelet sale proceeds donated to Food Shelf

Dec 27, 2017
Swan Jewelers owner Steve Swan (right) presents a check to Carole Helgerson of the Lake City Food Shelf. Swan Jewelers donated the entire purchase price from sales of pearl and crystal bracelet sets this holiday season to the Food Shelf. “Sincere thanks to everyone who bought a bracelet,” Swan said.

Concert raises nearly $1,000 for food shelf

Dec 27, 2017
At St. John’s choir Advent and Christmas concert held Dec. 13, a collection was taken to benefit the Lake City Food Shelf. Presenting a check for $950 to Carole Helgerson, director of the food shelf, are Joyce Zillgitt, choir director and Linda Sievers, choir accompanist. The choir also sings...

Thanksgiving dinner raises $1,726 for food shelf

Dec 13, 2017
Elwood Gnotke said that between delivery, take-out and people who ate at Bethany Lutheran Church, about 300 people were fed a Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 23 thanks to the efforts of volunteers from Lake City-area churches, the Lake City Rotary Club and Fiesta Foods. On Tuesday, Dec. 12,...

Patton Park lighting ceremony is Saturday, Nov. 25

Nov 22, 2017
Patton Park will officially light up for the holidays Saturday, Nov. 25. The public is invited to a 5 p.m. lighting ceremony in the park. In all, 50 tree trunks have been wrapped with lights, according to Lake City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Larson. The fountain and gazebo...

Rotary donates $1,500 
to Lake City Food Shelf

Sep 14, 2017
Bob Norberg, on behalf of the Lake City Food Shelf, accepted a $1,500 donation from the Lake City Rotary Club at its Sept. 11 meeting. The club raised the money at its annual Circle of Life run held over Water Ski Days. Pictured, from left, are Norberg and Lake City Rotary Club President Ron Hooge.

Letter: Thanks for another succesful food drive

Apr 13, 2017
To the editor: Thanks to all the people, businesses, and organizations in Lake City who donated food and money to make 2017 another successful year for the March Food Share Campaign.  With your support, $21,199 dollars was raised along with 5,602 pounds of food. These contributions enable us to...

'Five for Food' returns

Feb 8, 2017
Five for Food, the cooperative initiative to raise money for the Lake City Food Shelf, is back. Five organizations have pledged $1,000 each to be used to match contributions made from now until March 31. The organizations are the Greater Lake City Community Foundation, Lake City Federal Bank...

‘Round-up’ raises $2,500 for food shelf

Jan 18, 2017
From Nov. 1 through the end of the year, Fiesta Foods offered shoppers the opportunity to round their totals up to the nearest dollar to support the Lake City Food Shelf. On Jan. 16, the store presented the food shelf with a check for $2,500. Fiesta Foods employee Dennis Stanley said the store was...

Letter: Community's food shelf support means better lives for clients

Jan 12, 2017
To the editor: As 2016 comes to a close, the 40 volunteers from the Lake City Food Shelf want to thank this community; churches, businesses, organizations and individuals for your ongoing generosity in food and monetary contributions to help us sustain a healthier lifestyle for our clients. These...

Choir concert raises money for food shelf

Dec 22, 2016
The St. John’s choir presented their annual Advent and Christmas concert on Wednesday, Dec. 14. A free-will offering taken to benefit the Lake City Food Shelf at the event raised $650. Pictured, from left, are choir accompanist Sandi Rodman, Lake City Food Shelf Executive Director Carole Helgerson...

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