Check out our Upcoming Event

The Big Lake Community Food Shelf is hosting the 3rd annual A Taste of the Red, White and Brew wine and beer tasting event. The event will include wine and beer tasting, cork pull, hors d’oeuvres, musical entertainment, U Pick It game and a Silent Auction.

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Check out our new page of Partners around the area who help the food shelf!

HOURS OF OPERATION5:30 – 7:30 PM Mondays and Thursdays;

                                         9:00 – 11:00 AM Wednesdays and 2nd and 4th Saturdays

Welcome to the Big Lake Community Food Shelf Website

The Big Lake Community Food Shelf is a 501 [c] [3] non-profit organization founded in 1995 to help those within their community with access to food assistanceWe continue to serve those within the Big Lake  community with  food access as well as additional resources and assistance with supplemental programs through federal, state and county agencies.


Do you have health care needs but cannot make it to the clinic? Does your family need health insurance coverage? Project H.E.A.L. (Health, Education, Access, Link) is an outreach program of CentraCare Family Health Center. We offer free health screenings and basic care at Big Lake Community Food Shelf for those who have little or no insurance. Come see us the first Monday of every month, FROM 5:30 TO 7:30 PM. UPCOMING DATES: January 2; February 6; March 6; April 3; May 1; and June 5.


The Big Lake Community Food Shelf is in need of the following items:

                Muffin Mix 

                Pancake Mix 


               Baking Products 


Your donations can be dropped off inside the City Hall Building under the “City of Big Lake” sign in the cabinet labeled “Food Shelf Donation Drop-Off” at 160 Lake Street North.
  • We will post weekly the items needed…THANK YOU!