South St. Paul Public Schools is partnering with local organizations to help our families and community stretch their food dollars and ensure their children are well fed and ready to learn.
The following is a list of organizations that will provide free or reduced price food to our community members this year:
Food + You Program
The Food + You program provides FREE food to any families with students enrolled in the SSP Schools, ages birth to ABE. There are no income guidelines or registration required. You may receive food at any other time in the month by contacting your school Family Support Worker. Food distributions offer dry goods such as cereal, rice, pasta, peanut butter, canned chicken, tuna, and soup. Also available, fresh fruit, vegetables, bread milk and much more. www.2harvest.org
Summer Food Service Program
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. www.summerfood.usda.gov
Neighbors Food Shelf
Neighbors is a non-profit, social-service agency that provides food, clothing, transportation and financial assistance to residents of Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, Mendota, Sunfish Lake and Lilydale.
NAPS: Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors – FREE for qualifying senior citizens
Monday – Friday
8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m.
Fare for All
Fare For All is a great way to save money on quality nutritious food. Buy fruits, vegetables, and frozen meats in bulk and save up to 40% off grocery store prices.
SSP Central Square Community Center
100 7th Avenue North, South St. Paul, MN 55075
(651) 366-6200 | www.fareforall.org
South St. Paul Farmers’ Market
Wakota Credit Union Parking Lot
12th and Southview, South St. Paul
Wednesdays in the summer
Other Food Options Around the Community:
Serving FREE hot meals:
River Heights Vineyard Church
6070 Cahill Ave E, Inver Grove Heights
Monday – Thursday
510 Hall Ave., St. Paul
Monday – Friday