Gifts of Food

We accept food donations all year round!

We serve individuals from many parts of the world, so we like to keep our Food Markets stocked with multicultural groceries.

In order to be sure we have enough staff on hand, please be sure to contact Tanika Fears via email or phone 651.789.2513 to arrange for donation drop offs.


Donations can be accepted at the following:

Wellstone Food Market
179 Robie St, Saint Paul,
Mondays-Fridays- 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Drive around to the back of the Wellstone Center to the last set of glass doors.  Come in and find the Food Market on your right.  Check in with staff and they will assist you.

Francis Basket Food Market- (located in Sibley Manor Apartments)
1293 Maynard Dr #410, Saint Paul
Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays-9am-12pm
Tuesdays and Fridays- 1pm-4pm

Park in the spaces in front of the apartment building.  Come downstairs, the Food Market is on your right.  Check in with staff and they will assist you.

Staple items always needed:
Flour (all purpose, rice flour, maseca corn)
Oil (vegetable, canola, olive)
Canned Fruit
Canned Corn
Canned Beans (black, pinto, red, black-eyed)
Canned meat (tuna, chicken)
Coconut milk
Noodles (bamboo, rice)
Rice (long-grained, jasmine, kokuho)

For more fun ideas, check out our  Food Drive Wish List.

Food Drive Wish List


Interested in hosting a food drive?  Please contact Tanika Fears.