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     How Is NEAR Funded?
NEAR receives money and food from the participating churches as well as from businesses, nursing homes, hospitals, civic organizations and individuals.  We need non-perishable food items and monetary donations.  All donations are tax deductible.

Donations are accepted from 10 a.m. to approx. 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Please call our main number when you arrive, so that someone can greet you at the side entrance door and provide further drop off instructions.

Donations may be delivered or mailed to:

NEAR Foodshelf
5209 West Broadway Ave
Crystal, MN 55429

     Does NEAR Need your Help?
YES! To volunteer call (763) 533-2836 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

We need food packers and movers to work part of one day, every other week, part-time telephone answering persons and special event assistance.  Volunteers typically work 2 - 6 hours per week and/or at holiday distributions.

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