Give a one-time gift or set-up a recurring monthly gift!
Financial support may be also mailed to
McLeod Food Shelf
719 13th St E
Glencoe MN 55336
Food, personal care, and financial donations
are accepted at either distribution site:
719 13th St E, Glencoe or
498 Hwy 7 E, Hutchinson
during the following hours:
Generally, the following items are most needed:
quinoa, barley, rice, dry popcorn, cereal
UNSALTED NUTS & NUT BUTTERS all varieties
pork, beef, chicken, tuna, salmon
COOKING & BAKING ITEMS
all varieties of flour, spices & seasonings, salad dressings, marinades, condiments
boxed/pouch potatoes, rice & pasta, canned soup
PERSONAL CARE ITEMS
full-size shampoo, conditioner, body wash, bar soap, toothpaste,
tampons, maxipads, toilet paper
HOUSEHOLD CARE ITEMS
laundry soap, dish soap, hand soap, kleenex, papertowels
Fresh, frozen, and refrigerated items gladly accepted.
Items NOT accepted: Home-processed foods & farm-fresh eggs
McLeod Food Shelf safely distributes most shelf-stable foods up to 3-years past the best-by date on the packaging.
High-acid foods (ie. tomato-based foods and canned pineapple) are limited to
18-months past best-by.
Please freeze meats before use-or-freeze-by-date and store them appropriately before donating.
Bulk items cannot be repacked.
Manufacturing information & full ingredient list must be intact for distribution.
Wet, soiled, severely rusted, or dented foods not accepted.
McLeod Emergency Food Shelf (MEFS) is an exempt organization as described by the Internal Revenue Code under Section 501(c)(3). FEIN# 41-1470696.
Donations are tax deductible as no goods or services were provided or exchanged for the stated contribution. MEFS is committed to donor privacy rights and does not sell, trade, or share donor personal information without donor consent. MEFS maintains esteemed stewardship of donations, documenting 97% of funds for food program distribution and 3% for program administration (2017).
Yearly Individual Donation Acknowledgement Statements are mailed out each January with cash & food donation totaling more than $10 and/or pounds. Individual receipts available upon request at time of donation. Please contact MEFS with address corrections.