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2018 Glow for Goods Fun Run/Walk

Race Description

2018 – Glow for Goods Fun Run/Walk to support the Chisholm Food Shelf

We love our community and running/walking in the dark while we are all glowing is awesome!  This is our 4th year in a row, and if you haven’t done it before, please come join us!

  • Price is $15.00 for registering ahead of time – $20.00 at the door.
  • Start at Jims and end at Jims.
  • The route is approximately 2.5 miles.
  • We will begin at 8pm on 3/16/18.

Register Here: https://www.raceentry.com/races/glow-for-goods-fun-runwalk/2018/register

NOTE: To be guaranteed a T-Shirt you must register by 3/7/18. Online Registration will be discontinued on 3/7/18 at Midnight CST.

Contact Information

Name: Summer Minko
Email: glowforgoods5k@gmail.com

How You Can Help

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Operational Sustaining Donor Partners

Organizations can make an ongoing sustainable donation that specifically assists in the ongoing operational costs associated with running the food shelf. These costs include rent, insurance, and utilities.

Individual Sustaining Donor Partners

By individuals becoming sustaining donors the food shelf can purchase healthy foods at wholesale prices through various distributors at discount prices. With these discounts, the food shelf can stretch a cash donation further than an individual who chooses to donate food items. This means more healthy food for more people in need. Sustaining gifts can be scheduled  for deduction automatically from your checking account or credit card.

Individual Donations

If you aren’t quite ready to become a Sustaining Donor Partner, consider making donations throughout the year as you are able.

Direct Food Donations

The Chisholm Food Shelf accepts fresh produce, shelf stable & canned items (Not past expiration), toiletries, and blankets for emergency situations. Organizations can help support the food shelf by holding food drives during special events or at specific times of the year.

Plant an Extra Row

Your garden can help fight hunger when you plant an extra row to donate fresh produce o the food shelf. Buy seeds at your local garden store for as little as $1. The most popular fresh fruits and vegetables are apples, potatoes, carrots, green beans, tomatoes, and peppers.

Other Fundraising Ideas

*Hold a rummage sale or other type of fundraiser
*Holiday Food Drive
*Canned Good Drop Boxes
*Bake Sale / Chili Cook-offs

 Planned Giving

Remember us in your estate planning. It’s easy to make the Chisholm Food Shelf a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement account plan, or life insurance policy. The Chisholm Food Shelf’s  Federal Tax ID number is: 416052144.

 Volunteer

Volunteer to  help deliver food and unload boxes.

Your donation is tax deductible

 Food and Monetary Donations – You can write off both monetary and  food donations on your taxes. When you make a donation of food, you usually have to deduct only the price that you paid for it. Be sure to visit with your tax accountant for details.

When you donate food you will be given a receipt  documenting your donation. Your receipt will have the name of the charity, the date of the donation, a description of what you donated and whether you received anything in return for your donation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you. You can reach us at:

Chisholm Food Shelf
208 W Lake St
Chisholm, MN 55719

Email: Chisholmfoodshelf@gmail.com
Phone: 218-254-0045

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About Us

 Chisholm Food Shelf

We are dedicated to ending hunger in our community.

The Chisholm Food Shelf distributes approximately 99,000 pounds of food annually and serves the areas of Buhl, Kinney, Balkan, and Side Lake.

Our services include on site food distribution at our downtown Chisholm Food Shelf location and a once-a-month food van delivery drop off at the Martin Hughes Garage and State Street Apartments in Buhl.