Braham Area Food Shelf

Serving Braham, MN and surrounding counties


March is Minnesota FoodShare Month! 

Donate to the Braham Area Food Shelf this month and a half (March 1 - April 11, 2021) and join in the largest grassroots food and fund drive in the state. The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign brings together various community organizations, businesses, and faith communities to help stock nearly 300 food shelves statewide, including the Braham Area Food Shelf.

100% of donations received during the March campaign go into the FoodFund and are distributed to March Campaign participating food shelves, including the Braham Area Food Shelf. Click on the button below to donate or mail a check to "Braham Area Food Shelf"; PO Box 245; Braham, MN 55006.

Donate to Braham Area Food Shelf

For in-kind donations, drop on Thursdays from 8am to noon at the Braham Area Food Shelf, located on the south end of the Braham Event Center. Some suggested items to donate: cake mixes, salad dressings, jello, mayo or Miracle Whip, baking powder, baking soda, salt, egg noodles, toothpaste, and deodorant.

The Braham Area Food Shelf, located within the Braham Event Center, provides food and other items for the local community every Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and now on Thursday afternoons by appointment (call 320-425-9077). All are welcome. You do not need to live within the Braham School District in order to visit the food shelf. 


Frequently asked questions:

How often can I visit the food shelf?

Families or individuals are welcome to visit weekly for bread and produce, and once a month for our boxes of packaged food, plus meat and dairy.

What are the requirements for eligibility?

Click HERE to learn more. Individuals or families already participating in MFIP, Child Care Assistance, GA (General Assistance), Head Start, SNAP, Section 8, NAPS (Nutritional Assistance Program for Seniors), Public Housing, WIC, Energy Assistance, Free and reduced breakfast and lunch, and Weatherization programs are elibible. 

Do I need to be a Braham resident to be able to visit the food shelf?

No, you do not need to live in Braham. If you live in the surrounding area and are in need of assistance, you are welcome to visit us.

Do I need to make an appointment?

No, you do not need to make an appointment if you arrive during regular hours (Thursdays, 8am to noon). If you can't make regular hours, then call us to make an appointment at (320) 425-9077.

Do I need to fill out paperwork when I arrive?

Yes, we are required to have you complete forms upon arrival. Click HERE to view the documents.

I'm helping someone who does not speak English. Do you have translation services available?

On-site translation services are available. Whenever possible, we ask for advanced notice by calling us at (320) 425-9077.

What if I can't make it during regular food shelf hours?

If you can't make it during regular hours, please call us at (320) 425-9077 and we can schedule a time to meet.


Food Shelf Hours:  

Every Thursday:                                                                    
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

and Thursday afternoons by appointment

655 8th Street SW  

P.O. Box 245
Braham, MN 55006

(320) 425-9077

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