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Rob Williams – Executive Director

Press Room

News & Community Coverage

MPR News, 8/26/19 – Program aims to ease summer food gap for school kids

MN Parent, September 2019 – Meals for Kids!

Fox 9 News, 8/9/19 – Twins Pitchers present $30,000 check to nonprofit in effort to end hunger gap

8/9/19 – Thousands of Optum Employee Volunteers Partner with Local Nonprofits

Pioneer Press, 8/5/19 – Nonprofits partner to provide free food for youth in need

Star News, 8/5/19 – Food available at YMCA to fill August gap

MPR News, 2/1/19 – Minnesota schools ready to teach, feed kids after cold snap

Star Tribune, 12/28/18 – Trio of Twin Cities nonprofits gives out 7,500 meal bags to families over winter break

Fox 9 News, 12/27/18 – Group partners with YMCA aiming to end holiday food gap

Kare 11 News, 12/26/18 – Hunger-free holiday: new partnership brings free food to YMCA locations to close winter break food gap

WCCO 4 News, 12/26/18 – YMCA is giving families free meals starting Thursday

Minnesota Vikings, Beyond the Gridiron, 1/2/18 – Kendricks Applying Life Lessons On and Off The Field

The Growler, 9/21/17 – Growing Strange and Beautiful: The Sheridan Community Garden

Minnesota Vikings, 8/29/17 – Vikings LB Eric Kendricks Teams up with The Sheridan Story for ‘Sacks for Kids’

KSTP TV, 5/12/17 – Vikings’ Kendricks Donates $20,000 to The Sheridan Story

Minnesota Department of Education, BloggED 6/6/16 – Taking Care of our Community

KSTP Channel 5 News 6/5/16 – Volunteers in the Twin Cities Pack School Supplies, Lunches for Children of Migrant Families

Southwest Journal 4/19/16 – A crusade against childhood hunger

Star Tribune 12/29/15 – Chaska High School’s Hawk Haul offers food, supplies to hungry students

Sun Focus 11/3/15 – District 13’s fight against child hunger grows stronger

Pioneer Press 10/16/15 – At one suburban school, 380% increase in poverty – and they’re not alone

Rosemount Town Pages 8/27/15 – New school program will target weekend hunger

Sun Focus 5/27/15 – Columbia Heights pilot partnership helps feed children in need

Longfellow Messenger April 2015 – Combating child hunger by closing the weekend food gap

KSTP Channel 5 News 10/21/14 (see video below) – Nonprofit helps fill void

The Laker Newspaper 9/22/14 – Local community helping feed more Westonka students on weekends

Hunger-Free Minnesota 5/30/14 – The Sheridan Story Expands Network, Provides More Weekend Meals

Hunger-Free Minnesota 5/30/14 – Case Study: Network Hub Model Weekend Child Hunger Programs

Sprockets: St. Paul 5/28/14 – Enough Talk, More Action: Clues Ya!

Saint Paul Public Schools 5/2/14 – The Sheridan Story, Oak Grove Capital Help 65 Wellstone Students With Weekend Groceries

The Laker Newspaper 3/15/14 – The Sheridan Story brings weekend food to Westonka students

Northeaster Newspaper 2/19/14 – The Sheridan Story covers kids’ food for the weekend

Bryn Mawr Bugle, February ’14- Exciting New Neighborhood Partnership Will Help Feed Hungry Kids

Edina Magazine 12/3/13 – Edina’s Colonial Church Funds Social Change

KSTP Channel 5 News 11/9/13 (see video below) – The Sheridan Story: Benefit Concert


Star Tribune 11/6/13 – Dan Wilson is “Disappearing” and a lot more upon his return home

Minneapolis Public Schools 10/25/13 – The Sheridan Story: Fighting Child Hunger

Kare 11 News 10/25/13 (see video below) – The Sheridan Story battles childhood hunger

Christianity Today 10/7/13 – Yes, Sometimes We Can Serve Both God and Mammon 10/2/13 – DW Minneapolis Benefit Concert for The Sheridan Story

Allina Health July ’13 (see video below 1:25-2:05) – 2012 Community Benefit and Engagement Annual Report

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal  4/23/13 – Edina Church gives $250,000 to six startups


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