McLeod Emergency Food Shelf

Mission Statement

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

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments 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

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Organization Last Reviewed on 03/15/2018

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808 E 12th Street
Glencoe, MN 55336
Phone: 320-864-2088

General Information

Alternative Name: McLeod County Food Shelf McLeod County Emergency Food Shelf
EIN: 41-1470696
Principal Staff: Lennie Albers
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 2.5
Volunteers: 176
Number of Clients: 5,012 (2013)


Board Chair: Craig Tromborg
Number of Board Members: 10
Average Member Attendance: 7.2

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