Food Assistance

Fridays only through August 28, 2020:

Pickup on Fridays, 12-2 (lines form early)

  • If you’re in need of food or basic supplies like toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap, or toiletries, please come at 12 noon for our food distribution.
  • We will not be able to accommodate early arrivals.
  • Food distribution ends at 2pm
  • We will also have a BBQ. Pick up a free meal before or after you pick up your groceries.
  • Lines form early
  • Priority will be given to residents of 55411 & 55412

Local Northside Deliveries

If you have a critical need, we do offer Wednesday or Friday deliveries to zip codes 55411 & 55412 only. To sign up for delivery, fill out this form.

Priority service for North Minneapolis Residents

We prioritize the first two hundred tickets in line for residents of 55411, 55412 and the Camden Neighborhood of 55430. For more information about this, refer to this statement from Sanctuary Covenant Church.


Volunteer Registration

Volunteers are needed Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am – 2pm

Kids 12+ are welcome, and we love when families serve together.

  • Arrive at 10am on either Wednesdays or Fridays
  • Wear masks and gloves (we have some but are in short supply)
  • If you have a Blue Sanctuary Volunteer T-shirt, please wear it. We will have them available too.
  • Plan to move, lift, sort, organize and distribute
  • Check in at our front desk and we will plug you in

Planning to Volunteer? Please let us know how many will be serving. 


Donations are accepted Wednesdays 11am-2pm

  • Wednesdays will be the only day we have the necessary volunteer resources to receive donations.
  • Once weekly donations will allow us to accept, organize and package food for a more efficient distribution on Fridays.

What to Donate:

  • Dry goods (pasta, packaged snacks, etc.)
  • Canned goods (soup, vegetables, fruit)
  • Bread
  • Liquid Laundry detergent
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Feminine products
  • Shaving products
  • Hand soap
  • Shampoo/Conditioner for textured hair
  • Facial Tissue
  • Toothpaste
  • Tooth brushes
  • Deodorant
  • Bar soap
  • Diapers
  • Pull-ups
  • Baby wipes
  • Baby formula
  • Frozen burgers, all beef hot dogs, buns

Where to Donate:

Sanctuary Covenant Church
2018 Aldrich Ave. N, Minneapolis, MN 55411 

Can’t Serve in person? Give.

Give Now