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Summer Food For Kids Program

Why do we have our Summer Food for kids program? During the summer, when children do not receive free/reduced lunch at school, we provide additional food to their families. Families often have difficulty securing enough food in the summer months. This summer the program fed more than 800 school age kids healthy and nutritious food, including [...]

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Every Community Deserves Good Health

Imagine not having enough food to feed your kids or even yourself? For thousands of people right here in our community, that is their reality.  Making sure people get enough food to eat has been a fundamental mission of PROP Food Shelf for over 45 years. The PROP “Good Food” Movement is now underway – [...]

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Join PROP Sustained Givers Club

MAKE A BIG IMPACT, BECOME A MONTHLY GIVER. “Becoming a Sustained Giver to PROP Food just made sense to me. This organization feels so sincere to me in its goal to find and support those in our community who need help in addressing daily needs such as food and other basic services. Many of us [...]

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Thank you for making Empty Bowls a success! Check out the Results.

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Volunteers Needed

PROP seeks volunteers to work in the food shelf/pantry. Wednesday afternoon 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm. If you would like to volunteer please contact Cindy McPherson at or call 952-294-8378.

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March is Minnesota Food Share month! PROP invites you to participate in the statewide Minnesota FoodShare campaign to fight hunger in our community, where every dollar donated goes directly to food shelves to purchase food for the hungry. Every pound of food and cash donation to PROP during the month of March is part of [...]

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PROP Empty Bowls 2017

There are too many empty bowls in Minnesota. Please help fill some of Eden Prairie & Chanhassen. Join us at PROP Empty Bowls on February 21, 2017. Location : St. Andrew Lutheran Church Time : 11 - 1:30 p.m. & 4 - 7 p.m. Come enjoy a delicious simple bowl of soup and take home a [...]

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Share the Gift of Food & Hope

The holidays are a special time of year - one filled with family and friends gathering together, family feasts in celebration, and a true spirit of gratitude for life’s many blessings. However, for the 1,000 families who turn to PROP, this is an especially tough time of year. With limited resources, these families rely on [...]

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