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October 5, 2012
Renville Co., Minn., Food Shelf donations near $14K
OLIVIA -- Cash donations to help the Renville County Food Shelf in Olivia replace what it lost in an arson-caused fire are near $14,000. The funds are being used to replace equipment lost in the fire, including commercial freezers and refrigerators, according to Ardis Wertish of...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
September 26, 2012
After 30 years, Willmar Area Food Shelf feeding even more in need
WILLMAR -- Individuals and families needing emergency food could begin receiving repackaged prepared food early next year for the first time...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 14, 2012
Willmar, Minn., council OKs Food Shelf plat
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has approved a plat that will allow the Willmar Area Food Shelf to increase parking and provide space for...
May 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 10, 2012
Willmar Food Shelf receives record donations during annual food drive
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Area Food Shelf finished its annual food drive last week with a record number of donations. The Food Shelf received 69,238 pounds of food and raised $103,976 in cash donations through the food drive, part of the statewide Minnesota FoodShare campaign. "We...
April 10, 2012 - 10:14am
April 5, 2012
(Video) Willmar, Minn., Curves owner playing a major role in recent donations
WILLMAR -- Dressed in layers to fight off the wind, Peg Fortmann steadily pushed a grocery cart filled with food down First Street in Willma...
April 5, 2012 - 12:00am
March 24, 2012
Radio for Relief
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
Need for food assistance has grown every year since food shelf was organized 30 years ago in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Area Food Shelf has set an ambitious fundraising goal of a quarter million pounds of food and dollars during the 30th...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2011
Food shelf drive aims to also collect personal care items
WILLMAR -- Families and individuals receiving food assistance at the Willmar Area Food Shelf also need personal care items, and Girl Scout member...
March 7, 2011 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
Food Shelf beats last year's relief donations
WILLMAR -- Donations to Friday's Radio for Relief food and fundraising effort benefitting the Willmar Area Food Shelf exceeded last year's donations. Food...
March 26, 2010 - 11:07pm
March 5, 2010
Officials preparing for spring floods in the area
MONTEVIDEO -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began its spring drawdown of the Marsh Lake and Lac qui Parle reservoirs on March 1 to prepare for the possibility of spring flooding. Due to the potential for flooding, this season's drawdown calls for lowering the reservoirs the maximum...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
Food Shelf sets goal of 140,000 pounds, dollars for March FoodShare campaign
Twenty-eight years of generous community support have enabled the Willmar Area Food Shelf to provide emergency food assistance to thousands of...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
The gift of giving
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 24, 2009
Willmar Area Food Shelf to open New London office
NEW LONDON -- Volunteers have been painting and cleaning as plans move ahead to open the Willmar Area Food Shelf's new satellite office Sept. 8 in a former New London clinic. The new site is called the Willmar Area Food Shelf Northern Office and is located in the former Affiliated...
August 24, 2009 - 12:00am
August 10, 2009
Willmar Area Food Shelf to open satellite office in New London
NEW LONDON -- A branch office of the Willmar Area Food Shelf will open Sept.
August 10, 2009 - 12:00am
July 7, 2009
Letters: Helping during hard times
I am commenting on your article in the June 18 issue of the paper: "Caught in somewhat of a Catch 22." The article gave a good review to the situation nonprofits are facing. I felt I needed to share what is going on at the Meeker County Emergency Food Shelf in Litchfield. We have...
July 7, 2009 - 12:00am