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COVID-19 Response

 

 

UNITED WAY HELPS KEEP FOOD SHELF DOORS OPEN

The Bemidji Community Food Shelf was considering closing their doors during this crucial time due to staff health issues and elderly volunteers. United Way staff person, Shannon Lee, has now taken over two roles at the food shelf to allow their vulnerable staff to remain safe at home.

Read the Bemidji Pioneer article here.

 

BACKPACK BUDDIES

Working closely with the ISD #31 staff and administration, United Way has continued to distribute weekend food packs to more than 900 Bemidji children each week through the school closure.

 

CRAFTING KIT BUNDLES WITH COMPASS ROSE

In partnership with Compass Rose, crafting kid bundles are available to purchase and donate to local shelters to provide children and families with activites for entertainment. Purchase here.

 

Health & Hygiene Drive - COMPLETED

Lueken’s Hygiene Drive for United Way is now closed.  Please call 444-8929 to arrange a drop off for any hygiene item donations.

Learn more about our Emergency Fund here