Volunteer Newsletter Spring 2017

It’s April and that means “Volunteer Appreciation Month”.   We are amazed at all you do to keep the food shelf running.  No donation is too large to faze you, no shift too busy for you to conquer, no computer software upgrade too challenging for you! (We Volunteers!)   We know March can be challenging with […]

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Winter Newsletter 2016

As we think about opening gifts in the coming days, we can not help but count you, the volunteers, as our greatest gifts.  When we think of how you come together to serve the hungry in Big Lake with positive attitudes and friendly smiles, supporting and encouraging each other all the while, we are truly […]

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Fall Volunteer Newsletter 2016

FALL 2016 VOLUNTEER NEWSLETTER Volunteers:   There is just no way to say thank you for all you do to make the food shelf run.  In January through July this year, over 50 of you have donated almost 2000 hours to make sure the hungry in Big Lake are fed.  You supported our Cooking Matters program […]

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Summer Newsletter 2016

I am writing this on the first official day of summer and all the signs are present: hot temps, beaches filled at the lakeside, construction and lake traffic, and our own food shelf signs: summer kids supplemental bags and Family Meal Vouchers, a banner on the Coborn’s float in the Spud Fest parade, the Ambassadors […]

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Spring Newsletter 2016

The Christmas lights are coming down, the migrating birds are returning and we are all awaiting that last big snow storm of the year! It must be March! There is so much going on. Thank you to all our volunteers for making it all possible. We have many new faces volunteering now and there is […]

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Winter Newsletter 2015

There’s been lots of changes over the past few months. Upon the resignation of Amy, our director, we moved in ’emergency mode’ by placing our interim director, Lisa Geroux into the director position. Lisa has taken hold of the reins and has done a great job in handling issues concerning the food shelf. Volunteers also […]

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Fall Newsletter 2015

 Fall may be in the air but we Minnesotans aren’t ready to call summer quits just yet! There’s still plenty of good days left of summer to enjoy! We hope the volunteers who attended the Annual Volunteer Outing at McPetes on Sunday September 13th had a good time. Our ‘theme’ this year was a Mexican Fiesta with […]

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Summer Newsletter 2015

 ‘In the good ole summer time……’                                                                                             Yes….summer is upon […]

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Spring Newsletter 2015

April showers bring May flowers.…. and of course we’re hoping it does. We can all agree the soil is dry and much in need of some good rain or as some of us say….a good ‘soaking’. Along with spring comes additional assistance with our food donations coming from our March Campaign drive. Be watching for additional […]

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July 2014

July 2014 Newsletter

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