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Join St. Joseph’s in making a positive impact on the Grand Forks community by donating now through Giving Hearts Day!

Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour fundraising event for charities across North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. The funds that we receive from this day go toward funding our community’s basic needs such as food, housing for the homeless, and transportation. Learn more or donate today

Through your donations, we can empower and educate those in the midst of crisis on how to live a self-sufficient life and thrive in our community.

**st Josephs Family Center Is An Equal Opportunity Provider

Pushing Produce Every Monday!

So many times you feel helpless on what to do to help others, volunteering and donating to SJFC makes me feel less helpless and that I am making a difference in someone elses life.~ Cindy

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You are wonderful. My son is in town to visit me and you made it possible for me to cook him a meal. It made me feel good to be able to do that for him. It made him feel like old times. ~ Brenda

When Applying For Assistance Bring The Following

  • A picture ID or drivers license.
  • Social Security cards for each member of the family.
  • Income proof such as a paycheck stub, food stamp letter, or Social Security income.
  • A recent bill mailed to your current address .
  • The recent utility bill if asking for assistance on that bill.

The St Joseph Conference of the Society of St Vincent de Paul strives to continue the Vincentian mission by providing emergency assistance to the needy of Warren county. We share this service with our sister conference of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Our conference is staffed by volunteers and provides the following services and resources at the following times:

On Thursdays and 3rd & 4th Mondays from 9:30 AM 11:30 AM

  • Clothing Vouchers for the St Vincent de Paul thrift store once every three months for every household member.

On 2nd Monday from 10:00 AM 12:00 PM and 2nd Wednesday from 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

  • Financial Assistance with utility bills . First come, first served, no appointments. The conference cannot help with rent or any type of deposits.
  • Prescriptions on a limited basis No assistance is provided for narcotics

What we have is for those in need or for those who are currently unemployed. We determine need and allocate resources depending upon limited resources , we attempt to help every person who seeks financial assistance.

  • Mon – Sat: 10 AM – 6 PMSun: Closed

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Give To The Food Bank


The St. Joseph’s Community Food Bank in Pembroke is a registered charity opened in 1986. We are a non-denominational, non-profit, non-political charity. We do not receive government funding. All food and monies are donated by local individuals, businesses and organizations.

The Food Bank relies on fundraising events, donations of money, food and gifts-in-kind from our generous community members and organizations. We are extremely grateful for your generosity. For information on how to donate, please go to our Donations page.

Now: St Joseph County Board Of Commissioners Delays Signing Contract For Mental Health Crisis Center

A Donation to The Food Bank at St. Josephs Church

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners delayed signing a contract to implement a mental health crisis response center at its regular meeting, Monday morning.

The center was proposed by the St. Joseph County Department of Health, the City of South Bend, and Oaklawn.

According to Board President Carl Baxmeyer, the project is expected to cost over $5.5 million to build and operate for three years.

The project is not fully funded and could cost taxpayers an additional $900,000 to operate every year after the initial three years, he said.

“We want to ensure that this process is not rushed and is well thought out,” said Baxmeyer. “The money to fund the project is not being taken away however we would like to ensure that there is sufficient funding to ensure that the program endures far into the future.”

Advocates in favor of the center worry the delay will put the center’s future in jeopardy. In a press release sent to ABC57 following the meeting, Faith in Indiana, an advocacy group made up of local religious leaders that’s called for greater mental health resources, said “Lives will be lost as a result of this decision.”

“We are deeply disappointed with the decision of the Commissioner today to block funding for a crisis response center,” Rev. Chip Roush of First Unitarian Church said in the release. “Their disregard for the needs of our family members in crisis is deeply disturbing.”

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Together with the Community Food Bank, our dedicated volunteers, and community contributors, St. Joseph’s distributes food to clients in our geographic service area.Hungry people are not always who you would imagine they come from all walks of life. Some receive public assistance, but many are children, seniors and the working poor. Many people do have jobs but, no matter how hard they work, they are simply earning too little to feed their families and also pay basic expenses. We know that our work helps to feed these people in need.
If you need food…If possible, please call ahead to make an appointment to register with one of our social workers at 908-354-5456: Antonia or Sarah .Or please come in to speak with them during the following hours:Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday9:00 AM – 12:00 PM to donate food…

  • Please help us reach our food goals. Rates of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and diet-related conditions are high in our community. There is a link between food insecurity and lack of healthy food choices to poor health outcomes. Our goal is to make healthier food options available by providing foods that are: Whole grain, fiber rich
  • We also need full size Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Toothpaste, Deodorant Disposable Razors Disposable Diapers, especially sizes 3,4,5, and 6.
  • Donations are accepted during the following hours:

Monday Friday

Food Bank Of Northern Indiana Fills Gap Amid Mishawaka Food Pantrys Temporary Closure

MISHAWAKA, Ind. – The Grinch has competition this year.

In Mishawaka, its bed bugs that threaten to ruin Christmas.

A bed bug infestation has shut down the Mishawaka Food Pantry for much of the month of December.

The pantrys own website says that the facility has been shuttered since December 8th.

Wednesday, it was the Northern Indiana Food Bank that stepped up to the plate.

We received an email from a client stating that they were hungry, and it was Christmas, and they didnt have food, so, we yesterday, very quickly, pulled the trigger and made this happen today, said the Food Banks Brandy Love.

The Food Bank brought two truckloads worth of groceries to the Mishawaka pantry site and handed out 300 boxes of food during an emergency mobile distribution event.

David Wise of Mishawaka was there and says he relies on the Mishawaka pantry. Yes, I do. I go here a lot and during Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, they have lunch, nice hot meals for us.

While no hot meals were served today, Brandy Love said, we put in food that would, If you have a home, you can eat. If you dont have a home, you can eat. We have peanut butter jelly bread, we have canned protein, canned Spaghetti Os and ravioli.

Luis came to the pantry because he is on a forced unpaid break from his job related to the RV industry. The help is very, very good. Its good when you dont have anything in the house, and the moneys tight like it has been.

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Thank You To Our Community

Saint Joseph Food Pantry Wish List Includes:

Canned Green Beans and Canned Corn

Toiletries see separate list below*

Cereal and Oatmeal

*Full size: Shampoo, deodorant, shaving cream, razors, single packagedtoothbrushes & toothpaste, bar soap or body wash.

During the cooler months, many of our clients could use clean, gently used or new, blankets or throws. Please, blankets and throws only. NO clothing.

We do NOT accept any fresh or frozen food from donors to be distributed to our clients. Our fresh/frozen food MUST be directly shipped from the stores with which we have professional relationships and/or Feeding Tampa Bay Food Bank. Our policy follows USDA food safety guidelines.

Donations can be delivered to 2704 33RD AVE W Bradenton, FL 34205 Monday thru Friday 9am till noon. Please call 756 3732 or email if you have any questions or need to make arrangements for drop off.

User Questions And Answers

St. Joes Food Pantry – Who we are

Answer a question below ONLY IF you know the answerHow do I volunteer?

Do you know if I can get food delivered to me?

Yes you can, if you are elderly or disabled.

Do I need to make an appointment?

You need an phone appointment to register. Food pickup is M, W, and F from 9 – 11:00 and Monday evening from 5 – 6:00. No appointment is necessary to pick up food.

How do I make a donation?Can I do my community service hours at this location?What type of documentation do I need to apply for food?

Interviews are done by phone, but you will need demographic and income information for each member of your household.

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  • 2021-07-07 12:23:45

    I would like to send a donation to your food pantry from my mothers memorial. She wanted those funds to go to your organization. Please send me information on who the check should be made out to and address. Thanks in advance

  • 2019-05-16 05:51:08

    We need assistance for food for our household of three

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    Due To Weather Conditions St Joseph Food Program Will Be Closed On Friday December 23rd

    Have you ever wondered where your donation goes? For our 40th Anniversary, we have made it simple to see exactly what you will be investing your dollars in. Simply click on one of the designations above for a specified area or click below to donate $40 for 40 Years. Each and every dollar makes an impact on your community. Thank you for choosing to celebrate with St. Joe’s!

    Pantry Details Hours Photos Information: St Joseph’s Food Program

    An interview is required on your first visit and each time your card expires. You must be working or going to school full time during the day to be eligible for the night program. Proof of a job or school schedule is required. INTERVIEWS WILL NOT BE GIVEN TO LATE ARRIVALS.

    At EVERY INTERVIEW you will need to bring ALL of the following items: Food Pantry Hours:For more information, please call.

    County or Counties Served: Winnebago

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    Free Summer Lunch For Youth

    No child should have to wonder where their next meal is coming from. During the summer, when kids are out of school, it can be very difficult for low-income families to provide consistent, nutritious meals for their children. St. Josephs recognizes this challenge and serves over 19,000 free lunches to local children at several different sites around Grand Forks and East Grand Forks in June, July, and part of August, to ensure that no child goes hungry.


    Phone: 701.795.8614

    Double Your Donation Today

    St. Joseph food pantry will be open Saturday

    Friends of the St. Joseph Food Pantry, the mission of the Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust is to enhance the life of the people of the Suncoast through social services and healthcare initiatives. You can select a one time, or recurring payment and you can double your dollars up to $500 per month!

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    Kiwanis Club of Manatee and the Crewe of Hernando deSoto

    Kiwanis Club of Manatee and the Crewe of Hernando deSoto

    The Knight’s of Columbus of St. Peter and Paul made a generous donation of $1,250 in April 2021. In addition, a $500 donation was made in November 2021.

    Kiwanis Club of Manatee and the Crewe of Hernando deSoto

    Kiwanis Club of Manatee and the Crewe of Hernando deSoto

    Kiwanis Club of Manatee and the Crewe of Hernando deSoto

    Kiwanis Club of Manatee Sunrise and the Crewe of Hernando deSoto annual toy and food drive. 2021 marked the 30th year for this event.

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    Kiwanis Club of Manatee and the Crewe of Hernando deSoto

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    Thunderroad Classics making an another amazing donation drop off and our blessings are overflowing! They frequently contribute to the Food Pantry throughout the year.

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    From Small Acorns Grow

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    The St. Josephâs Food Bank began as the brain child of Father Gary Gordon in 1990 to help people and families in need. What started as a goodwill gesture mushroomed into an operation with 6 volunteers within 6 years. By 2008 it became obvious that the St. Josephâs Parish church basement was no longer practical and new space was needed.

    In 2020 we distributed food to 968 registered individuals, who each received monthly food support. Today, we are distributing food to over 1400 registered individuals. The pandemic and inflationary economic environment have had a dramatic impact on our community and unfortunately the number of people in need is sure to increase.

    We also provide support to the following agencies by donating food for them to distribute: Chehalis First Nation, Leqâaâ:Mel First Nation , Mission Community Services , My House, Union Gospel Mission , Copper Hall, and Glory House â Recovery House.

    We supply and deliver emergency hampers and provide food every day for homeless street distribution. These deliveries are done by St. Josephâs Food Bank on Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, and by UGM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The food that is distributed daily to the homeless is supplied by Save-On-Foods as part of the no waste program. Excess non-human perishable food is distributed daily to local farmers and used as animal feed.

    For more information on Emergency Hampers, Administration and Food Donations contact:

    Sandra Cascaden

    Our Volunteers Add Value

    2021 Donations

    A total of 76,480 meals were provided to Food Bank clients in 2021. The total value of the food was around $422,000. Almost half of the food provided to clients was purchased with donated money and the other half was made up of food generously donated by the public:


    FOOD DONATED – $219,000

    Food and money are not the only donations. Our local volunteers, ranging in number from 40 to 50 per year, donate their time and expertise at no cost to the Food Bank or to the community. Without them, St. Joseph’s Community Food Bank could not operate:



    Donated volunteer labour represents almost 41% of the dollar value of the food provided. St. Joseph’s Community Food Bank thanks the community and all its volunteers for their ongoing contributions.

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    Information For Food Pantry Clients

    Please reach us at if you cannot find an answer to your question.

    We serve anyone in need in Manatee County.

    We generally are able to give clients meat and/or seafood, pasta, tomato sauce, canned veggies, peanut butter, cereal, and a variety of USDA commodities.

    Clients can also pick through a large assortment of bread and other donated foods. All eligible clients can receive food once each month.

    New clients need to register on their first visit. All we need is your name, address, and your signature confirming you qualify for food in Manatee County.

    We will then give you a card.

    We are open Monday thru Friday 9am till noon.

    CheckHEREto see the limited Holiday Schedule.

    2704 33RD AVE W

    Who We Are

    Multiple food drives for St. Louis area foodbank

    St. Joseph Food Program has been serving the Fox Valley Community since 1982! Each week over 1,000 families come to St. Joes for their food needs. In addition to those who drive up to our distribution windows, we also provide food weekly to other pantries and agencies that provide food or meals to at-risk individuals and families. Some of these agencies include COTS, Harbor House, Pillars, and the Hortonville Food Pantry, Seymour Pantry, Homeless Connections, The Fox Valley Warming Shelter, Harbor House and Christine Ann Center.

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