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Let’s work together to improve access to nutritious meals for our food secure neighbors in Carver County.

Find Food Carver County is a collaborative effort among nonprofits, businesses, schools, local government, community members, and more. Join us to eliminate food insecurity in our community. 

Volunteer at the Free Food Distributions

Volunteer to help at the free food distributions in Chaska and Norwood Young America. Volunteers are needed to pack produce, sort food items, distribute food into vehicles, and more. There are tasks for people of all ages and abilities. Typically distributions are scheduled the second Wednesday of the month in Norwood Young America and the third Thursday of the month in Chaska. Sign up here or by clicking the button below. 

Join the Carver County Hunger Relief Collaborative

The Collaborative meets once a month to discuss trends, share resources, and explore opportunities for collaboration. New members are always welcome. To learn more, contact us at

Volunteer with the Free Produce Market

Stay tuned for more information about the 2024 Free Produce Market

Bountiful Basket Food Shelf  

Bountiful Basket Food Shelf manages snack program for all Eastern Carver County School District Schools so students who otherwise would not have access to a snack during the school day. Snack donations are needed, but they must be Smart Snacks approved so they meet nutritional requirements. Purchase approved items directly from their Amazon wish list.

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His House Foundation Abundance Program 

Volunteer opportunities include picking up food donations from local businesses, delivering food and essentials to families, weeding/harvesting food, and more. 

The Humanity Alliance

Volunteer opportunities include preparing meals, delivering meals, picking up food rescue, and more.