Short Term Emergency and Financial Assistance

Challenging times happen for everyone in our community from medical emergencies to job loss. We help income eligible Eden Prairie and Chanhassen residents with short term emergency financial assistance.

Eligibility & Appointments

Contact the PROP Case Management team for more information on eligibility and to schedule an appointment.

952-937-9120.

Our services

Utilities assistance

We assist families who have disconnection notices.

Homelessness Prevention Services

To keep families in their homes and avoid eviction

Mechanical Car repairs

In partnership with local Eden Prairie mechanics who help families keep their vehicle safe and on the road for work

Medical Prescriptions help

To help cover the costs of prescriptions on a one time emergency basis

Bridge to Better Income Childcare supports

Available for parents not eligible for childcare assistance who are getting back into the workplace or who are attending short term training that will increase their income earning potential

 

Featured News

Most Needed Items

Most Needed Items

Here are the most commonly needed itemsFood Items Canned Chicken Canned Chili Canned Stew Diced Tomatoes Canned Fruit Peanut Butter Oatmeal (instant/rolled) Healthy Snacks  (granola bars, crackers, pretzels) Pasta Mix/ Sides Rice (Brown/Mix) Tea/ Coffee Tomato paste/...

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Empty Bowls 2023

Empty Bowls 2023

Empty Bowls 2023 is back IN PERSON! We’re so excited to once again gather in person for PROP’s 11th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser to stamp out hunger in our community! Join your neighbors to enjoy a bowl of soup, a piece of bread and a beverage as a way to remember...

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Recent News

Most Needed Items

Here are the most commonly needed itemsFood Items Canned Chicken Canned Chili Canned Stew Diced Tomatoes Canned Fruit Peanut Butter Oatmeal (instant/rolled) Healthy Snacks  (granola bars, crackers, pretzels) Pasta Mix/ Sides Rice (Brown/Mix) Tea/ Coffee Tomato paste/...

Empty Bowls 2023

Empty Bowls 2023 is back IN PERSON! We’re so excited to once again gather in person for PROP’s 11th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser to stamp out hunger in our community! Join your neighbors to enjoy a bowl of soup, a piece of bread and a beverage as a way to remember...

Holiday Program 2022

During the upcoming holiday season, economic challenges due to the pandemic and escalating inflation will continue to be significant for PROP clients. Your donation of a $25 food or gas gift card will allow PROP to provide extra help to our clients where most needed....

Meet our summer intern – Megan Hoffhines

PROP Food Shelf was honored to be selected by The Lutheran Center for Faith, Values and Community at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, to receive a summer intern from the college for the second year in a row. This summer we welcomed Megan Hoffhines, a social work...