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We served 6,730 individuals in 2012 including 2,247 children. These numbers represent 3,426 households in Pine County. A total of 283,260 pounds of food was distributed at no charge to our clients. On average, 45 volunteers contribute on our efforts on a weekly basis.
Pine Community Food Shelf/ hours:
Monday 10am – 4pm, Wednesday 10am – 4pm
Thursday 11am – 7pm
Starting 1st Wed in March 2012 food commodities will be distributed between 4:30-5:30 PM.
Call Julie or Louise for information about the following food programs, 220 7th Street SW, Pine City, 320-629-0128
For information about other food shelves in the area- call Julie at the Pine City Food Shelf
Senior dining, Pine City 629-3024, Hinckley 384-6557
MAC and NAPS, to enroll call 1-888-339-3663, ext. 7924, no cost, distributed 1 time monthly, Federal Food Program for children 5- 6 years old, 6 month postpartum/non breast feeding women and seniors 60 years and older, income based, pick up at the Pine Community Food Shelf or Hinckley Senior Center (1st Tuesday of month)
WIC, 320-591-1596 and 320-245-8724, Pine County Dept. of Human Service, children/birth to 5 yrs., pregnant and postpartum women, income based.
Fare for All, Trinity Lutheran Church, 38460 Lincoln Trail, on same street as the North Branch schools, no need to pre-register, bring a container, 3rd Wed. 2-4pm, various packages to purchase, just stop in,
1st come, 1st served, call 651-674-7047
Free and Reduced price school lunches
Darlene Smetana at the Pine City Schools, 629-4000