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Coronavirus Response

The COVID-19 virus is significantly disrupting all aspects of our community, especially for our children. With schools remaining closed through the remainder of the school year, hundreds of thousands of children are living with increased food insecurity.

Our network is responding! We’ve provided one million meals to children and families in the community. Our food bags are being distributed across 31 school districts in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin on a weekly basis. We are preparing hundreds of thousands more meals to meet the skyrocketing needs. And we will be working long after that to help stabilize families.

“This is uncharted territory for all of us, but Minnesota’s and our organization’s strongest asset is our ability to work together to serve the children. Thank you for your partnership now and always.”

Rob Williams, Executive Director

Over

0

Meals provided

$1.5M

Needed to provide food this summer

100,000

Meals each week

31

Districts in MN and western WI

Latest News

1 million meals provided since coronavirus crisis began

For the last two months, our daily mantra has been “we’ll get through this together!” Today, we can proudly say that mantra has...

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The Otto Bremer Trust funds additional $150,000 worth of meals

The Otto Bremer Trust continues to be a major partner in our response to the coronavirus crisis The Otto Bremer Trust is providing an additional...

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How will children get food they need this summer?

Last week was hard for me. In the midst of the great work we are doing, I’ve been kept awake at night worried about this summer. Food insecurity...

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Rising need in food as schools close through end of school year

On April 23, 2020, Governor Tim Walz announced that schools will be closed through the end of the school year. As a result, our efforts to prepare...

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Partnering with City of Roseville to fill food gap

Over the weekend, we kicked off our partnership with the City of Roseville to provide children and families in the community with access to...

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500,000 meals provided since coronavirus crisis began

We have reached a new milestone since our response to the coronavirus crisis began a month ago. 500,000 MEALS PROVIDED This is FOUR times the...

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Updated note from our Executive Director on coronavirus response

Dear Friend, Over 200,000 children were in food insecurity before schools closed, before there were massive layoffs, and before we faced...

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Joint message to community from Minnesota hunger-relief organizations

The Sheridan Story has united with 20+ Minnesota hunger-relief organizations to serve our community during this unprecedented pandemic and very...

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Partnering with YMCA to provide nutritious food during pandemic

The Sheridan Story and the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities are partnering to provide free, nutritious food to families in the community to ensure...

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One of the largest non-government nutrition response in Minnesota

The Sheridan Story distributes over 168,000 meals in last 4 days to hundreds of thousands of children and families as they become increasingly...

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The Otto Bremer Trust funds $379,000 worth of meals

The Otto Bremer Trust is generously building upon our unprecedented response! Our largest funding partner, the Otto Bremer Trust has generously...

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A note from our Executive Director regarding coronavirus

Dear Friend, The coronavirus (COVID-19) is significantly disrupting all aspects of our community, especially for our children. In the next few...

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TELL OTHERS!

You can help by spreading the word to your networks. You can share our posts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn; create a fundraiser on Facebook or create your own fundraising page; support organizations and businesses who are supporting our mission; or any other way you’d like to share our efforts with your family, friends and colleagues.

VOLUNTEER!

We are extremely appreciative of the response from the community to volunteer. To limit exposure to the public and maintain the health and safety of volunteers and staff, we are working with a smaller group of return volunteers. Events are cancelled for the remainder of the school year. We will post the volunteer events calendar for the 2020-2021 school year in July. Check here for updates.

ADDITIONAL INFO

Our commitment to children Dig deeper on the increasingly significant need to serve children facing food insecurity and the unprecedented approach we are taking to fight for them.

Ensuring the health and safety of our network Stay up to date on the measures we’re taking to maintain the well-being of everyone involved in supporting our mission of fighting child hunger.

Frequently Asked Questions Read through our evolving list of  frequently asked questions as the coronavirus’s impact on children and families facing food insecurity evolves.

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

Please contact us at info@thesheridanstory.org or 612-568-4003.