Food Resources

Resources for finding free or discounted food in South Minneapolis. 

  • City of Minneapolis Food Shelf Map – An interactive map of food shelves throughout the city. Check hours and websites as they are subject to change. 
  • Soup for You! – Soup for You! operates out of the basement of century-old and deeply-rooted Bethany Lutheran Church Monday through Friday from 12 to 1pm for lunch and groceries from 12 to 1pm on Wednesdays. 
  • Source MN Food Shelf – Free fresh groceries at the Source MN Food Shelf (2609 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis). Walk-ups and drive-ups at the Food Shelf. No ID is required and you do not need to register before coming.
  • Second Harvest Heartland –  A hunger relief organization that primarily acts as a food bank, one of the nation’s largest, that collects and donates food through a variety of programs and services.
  • Minneapolis American Indian Center – serves a large and tribally diverse urban American Indian population in the metro area. They provide culturally relevant meals to elders in the native community and are seeking donations. 
  • SEWA AIFW Meal and Grocery Delivery – Culturally relevant grocery delivery for seniors. 
  • Loaves & Fishes – A nonprofit organization with a mission to serve free, healthy meals to Minnesotans where the need is greatest. Find a free community meal.
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – The SNAP Outreach Team at Second Harvest can help. SNAP helps you stretch your food budget and buy healthy food. Support in English and Spanish. Call to see how the can help you at 651-209-7963
  • Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC)  – This program provides healthy supplemental foods, nutrition education, and health care referrals to low-income pregnant and postpartum women and to infants and children up to age 5.
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)  – People over age 60, when signed up, can receive a monthly food package full of nutritious, non-perishable food items.
  • Cocoa Butter Futures  – collective of queer, trans Black, Indigenous, people of color, committed to radical redistribution through healing practices and mutual aid with a seasonal food and supply shelf at Ricardo Levins Morales Studio. 
  • Twin Cities Mutual Aid Project  – TCMAP is a local, volunteer-run collective that acts as a bridge supporting the work of mutual aid sites and helping our community find and access material aid and other resources.