Food Shelf

Making healthy food more accessible

NorthPoint’s Community Food Shelf provides supplemental food.

We can also help you enroll in SNAP.

Visit us:
2220 Plymouth Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Entrance on the north end of the building (from 14th Ave. N.)

Hours:
Daily Express Mart: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Food Shelf: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For your safety:

  • If you are sick, send someone to pick-up your food.
  • If you need a mask, we can give you one!
  • Additional food resources:
    Minnesota Food HelpLine
    1-888-711-1151 | hungersolutions.org/find-help 

We can help you with:

  • Monthly food supply: Several day supply of food once per calendar month 
  • Cleaning supplies 
  • Personal hygiene, tampons, pads, condoms 
  • Pet food 
  • Parent Support:
  • Senior Support: The Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS), also known as "the senior box," is for adults age 60 and up. To apply, call 1-800-365-0270.

Flyers and forms

Food programs - description of services PDF (English, Español)

Community food shelf - printable flyer PDF (English, Español)

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Support our March Food & Fund Drive

Join NorthPoint as we work to make culturally appropriate, healthy food accessible.

Here are some ways to participate in our March Food & Fund Drive: 

  • Make a financial gift! Financial gifts are the most effective way to support the Food Shelf. Gifts of all sizes make a difference. Please donate today!
  • Host a nonperishable food drive at your workplace, faith community, or book club. Here are a few suggestions to get you started:
    • Consider collecting one item -- such as only peanut butter.
    • Request a donation bin from NorthPoint by contacting cwoodlee@npimn.org to coordinate pick-up and delivery.
    • Check out helpful tips in our toolkit.
  • Volunteer with us as an individual or as a group! Learn more by visiting our Volunteer page or contact jtaylor@npimn.org.
Support us

Free Fresh Food Fridays

We are excited to bring back Free Fresh Food Fridays for 2024! Tons of fresh fruits, vegetables, and community resources will be set up on each date, all summer long – rain or shine! Everyone in the community is welcome at this event.

Dates: 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month, May through September

  • May 10 & 24
  • June 14 &28
  • July 12 & 26
  • August 9 & 23
  • September 13 & 27

Please check back for more updates.

Learn more:
Volunteer questions and application
Community tabling questions and reservations

Support us

Consider making a financial donation. They help us in several ways.

We can:

  • access wholesale and discounted prices so we can stretch your dollar. 
  • make purchases based on our inventory needs.
  • purchase fresh meat, milk, and eggs.

The food we distribute comes from your generosity. Our support comes from the State of Minnesota, various churches, businesses, organizations and individuals that work to ensure everyone has access to healthy food.

Support the Community Food Shelf