Vadnais Heights Food Shelf

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The Vadnais Heights Food Shelf is located at 655 East County Road F at the north end of the Vadnais Heights Commons with its access gate on Clover Avenue. Food distribution is the third Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. January through October, and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. November and December.

2020 Vadnais Heights Food Shelf Schedule (PDF)


Income Eligibility Changes Due to COVID-19

Because so many households are experiencing food and job insecurity due to COVID-19, MN has changed the income standards for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). Beginning Monday, April 13, 2020, households that are at or below 300% of the weekly Federal Poverty Level (FPL) are eligible to receive TEFAP foods. 

TEFAP Eligibility Forms (English, Spanish, Somali, Hmong, Russian)

Income Eligibility (300% of Federal Poverty Guidelines)

Family Size Annual Income
One $0 - $38,280
Two $38,281 - $51,720
Three $51-721 - $65,160
Four $65,161 - $78,600
Five $78,601 - $92,040
Six $92,041 - $105,480
Seven $105,481 - $118,920
Eight $118,921 - $132,360
Qualified recipients may register the day of the distribution. In case of a food emergency or if you have questions regarding the income guidelines, please contact Bob Leibel at 651-746-4158 between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or email him at or leibel.robert@gmail.com

How to Donate

 

In-Kind Donations

 
The community is invited to drop off donations of non-perishable food at City Hall, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may also donate during food distribution hours, on the third Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. January through October, and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. November and December. Toys or age-appropriate items for children and teens are also accepted during the holiday season for the December Food Shelf and Toy Drive. 

Monetary Donations

 
Monetary donations, used to fund gift certificates for perishable items, are also welcome. 

Donate online at the Vadnais Heights Lions Club Foundation fundraising website.

Donate by Mail: Make checks payable to the Vadnais Heights Lions Club Foundation and drop off or mail c/o Vadnais Heights City Hall, 800 East County Road E.

Tax Deductible

 
Donations are tax deductible as the Vadnais Heights Lions Club Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit. The Vadnais Heights Food Shelf is a partnership between the City of Vadnais Heights and the Vadnais Heights Lions Club.