McLeod Emergency Food Shelf

Mission Statement

To alleviate hunger situations for McLeod County residents and provide information for services beyond immediate relief.

Contact Information

808 E 12th Street
Glencoe, MN 55336

General Information

Alternative Name
McLeod County Food Shelf McLeod County Emergency Food Shelf
Principal Staff
Lennie Albers
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE)
Number of Clients
5,012 (2013)


Board Chair
Craig Tromborg
Number of Board Members
Average Member Attendance

Impact and Programs

MEFS served a total of 5,012 individuals 521,706 pounds of food. The pounds distributed provided 401,312 meals for food insecure individuals and their households in McLeod County, MN. MEFS also served 430 migrant (seasonal) individuals approximately 16,300 pounds. Total distribution saw an increase of 7.4% from 2012. MEFS maintained structure of its distribution programs while also moving one distribution site to a new location as well as implemented new office management strategies. Both of these improvements all MEFS to distribute food in accordance with its mission as well as maintain accurate and up to date tracking of distributions as well as donations.
Current Goals
Maintain a stable and quality client choice availability of foods within distribution sites which are sensitive to the needs of the community. Continue in software integration strategies and establish proficiency in distribution and donation document management. Secure financial support for continued distribution efforts.
Community or Constituency Served
All residents of McLeod County, MN
Geographic Area Served
McLeod County, MN


3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services $654,872 97.2%
Management $18,666 2.8%
Fundraising $0 0%
Unrestricted Net Assets
2013 2012 2011
End of Year: $649,651 $679,062 $243,659
Beginning of Year: $679,062 $243,659 $283,460
Difference: ($29,411) $435,403 ($39,801)

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