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We are a Christian, non-profit, community-based organization supplementing food and hygiene items to those in need.

If you are in need please contact us to learn more on how we can assist you and your family in a way that preserves dignity and respect.

Buffalo Food Shelf

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We strive to offer assitance to anyone in need of food and hygiene products within our community. With the help of our volunteers we are able to achieve this goal. Sign up today to help make a difference.

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For those in need within our community, we offer assistance with food and hygiene products. If you are having difficulties please feel free to contact us today so we may discuss how the Buffalo Food Shelf can help you and your family.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Senior Day
    November 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  2. Give to the Max
    November 13
  3. Thanksgiving Distribution
    November 15 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Senior Day
    December 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  5. Holiday Train
    December 12 @ 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Christmas Distribution
    December 13 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Latest News

The Buffalo area Masonic Lodge, Nelson Lodge No. 135 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons (AF & AM), began the 7th Annual Food Shelf Matching Funds Drive program. This year’s food drive ended on Feb. 28, 2018.  As in years past, the Lodge has focused its efforts on the Buffalo and Annandale/ Maple Lake area food shelves. This year we will be receiving a check in the amount of $21,152.00. We are so very grateful for your partnership. The community and Buffalo food … read more

Zion Lutheran Church, 1200 MN 25, Buffalo, MN 1200 Highway 25BuffaloMinnesota  55313 Tuesdays 4:00pm-6:00pm :  Feb 6, Mar 6, Apr 10, May 8, June 5

A surge of energy was the effect of the visit to the Buffalo Food Shelf when the Tiger Den Scouts of Pack 356 Buffalo. Tiger Den did a food collection and scouts made Christmas cards with candy canes, which were given to Food Shelf clients. The eight Tiger Scouts and their leaders toured the Food Shelf to learn how the Food Shelf operates. With that completed the Tigers jumped on the portable scale to learn they weighed just over 500 … read more