Happening this month at Valley Outreach
Make a donation to Valley Outreach through the month of July and it will be matched! Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless will proportionally match donations to Valley Outreach through the seventh annual Food Shelf Challenge Grant. Just visit our donation page to make a contribution and help us take advantage of this generous support!
Pack the Racks! Help us pack the Clothing Closet racks on the following Tuesday evenings! June 20th, July 11th, July 18th, August 8th, and August 22, from 5-7 pm! Volunteer one or two hours, helping us power sort clothing donations, packing the Clothing Closet racks and making all our generously donated items available to the individuals and families in need of clothing!
Details: Contact Suzanne Lindquist, our Volunteer Manager, to RSVP. 10 volunteer slots available, first come first serve. Must be 16 or older. Brief training provided. No prior volunteering required.
Save the Date for this fall's Feed the Valley: Cook's Challenge on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 6 - 9:30 pm at the JX Event Venue in Downtown Stillwater! This fast-paced cooking competition uses ingredients from our food shelf and includes the lively Dessert Dash, fun wine pull, live auction, and a delicious dinner catered by Lake Elmo Inn. Join us for an entertaining and mission-focused evening to benefit the programs of Valley Outreach.
ADDITIONAL LOCATION for our produce giveaway- BAYPORT: Our produce distributions in Bayport are under way! Visit Perro Park between 4-5:30 pm on June 29th, July 27, and August 31st.
Valley Outreach provides fresh produce monthly at our pop-up distribution (hosted at Oak-Land Junior High).
With produce from our partners, we offer a variety of fresh vegetables, fruits, and bread to those in need.
A new partnership, including support from Valley Outreach, creates greater food access in St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood! Read our press release on this free, fresh food distribution every Friday in the Frogtown neighborhood.
Helping Our Neighbors in Need since 1983!
Valley Outreach works to provide the most basic human needs of food, clothing, and emergency financial assistance for heat, housing, and other crucial needs, to eligible St. Croix Valley residents. We provide these services in a welcoming and non-judgmental manner that maintains our clients’ dignity. Our service delivery model is specifically designed to demonstrate our focus on respect, support, empowerment, and providing hope to our clients as they move towards self-sufficiency.