Food Distribution and Donation Info

Food Distribution and Donation Info

Fall, 2020


A crisis on top of a crisis in a food desert

The Mpls unrest has left a food crisis in the Lake St neighborhoods. The COVID crisis has added to this as many assistance programs are shut down or limited and unemployment has skyrocketed within a population that does not have unemployment benefits or stimulus checks. Source is responding to the need by providing groceries and meals for our neighbors.


Food Giveaways in Winter, 2020


Food Shelf with Meat, Milk and Eggs

Carne, leche y huevos

Every Wednesday – 3:00-6:30pm (3-5pm for pedestrians, and 5:30-6:30 for both pedestrians and drive-up)  at the Fallout, 2609 Stevens Ave S, Minneapolis.

Every Saturday – 9:30am-11:00am at the Fallout, 2609 Stevens Ave S, Minneapolis.



Gratis Comida
Wednesdays – 5:30pm-6:30pm at the Fallout, 2609 Stevens Ave S, Mpls. 



Food Donation Info

Source MN, Minneapolis E Lake St Non-Profit, Est 1987, 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt

All donations are appreciated. Financial donations are ideal as we can access food and diaper banks and get items at a significant discount. Also there are many over head cost with our distribution.

Thank you for all donations. The continuance of our services and helping our neighbors depends on our network of supporters.



Food Donation Times:


**Food donations can be received Tuesday 10am-1pm at the Fallout Urban Art Center (2609 Stevens Ave, Mpls). Please contact to set up a drop off time.

***Desired Non-Perishables:

  • Rice, packaged uncooked beans, peanut butter, pasta, Mac & Cheese
  • Diapers and TP


General Donation Locations and Times

Fallout Urban Art Center – 2609 Stevens Ave S
– Wed: 5pm-6:30pm

– Sat: 9:30am-10:30am

Also by appointment


Volunteer and Donations Needed

  • Volunteer times:
    • Wednesday 1-3pm, 3-5pm, 5-7pm.
    • Friday 1-3pm and 3-5pm
    • Saturday (except the last Saturday of the month) 9-11:30am.
  • Financial donations are also very much needed to continue our food distributions and other services we provide for those in need in our neighborhood.


P.O. BOX 8212