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06-Aug-13 ICA Food Shelf to open new location in Hopkins

The ICA Food Shelf is gearing up to continue to tackle hunger in the west metro with a game- changer. The new location will feature a new grocery store model where people can shop at their leisure.

05-Aug-13 Food shelf expands with new grocery store atmosphere

The look and feel of a grocery store will meet the services of a food shelf for a new project slated to begin in early fall. The 13,400-square-foot facility will be run differently than the ICA's other Minnetonka food shelf, which will remain open and continue to provide the same services currently offered. 

29-Jul-13 Biking With KARE: Tour de Tonka

Celebrate the sport of cycling with your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers at the 8th Annual Tour de Tonka on Saturday, August 3 at Minnetonka High School.


Donations accepted for ICA Food Shelf during race packet pick up and the day of the ride.

28-Jun-13 ICA Food Shelf Receives Hunger-Free Minnesota Grant

Hunger-Free Minnesota named Minnetonka’s ICA Food Shelf as one of the recipients of more than $600,000 total in new Community Close-Up grants that it announce Friday. The grant is part of an effort to create the ‘Food Shelf of the Future.’

13-Jun-13 Hopkins Cruisers Reunite and Donate

Drivers who once motored down Mainstreet can get together again during this year’s Raspberry Festival. The cruisers are asking those who come to bring canned goods and non-perishable items to donate to ICA Food Shelf.

01-Jun-13 ICA Named "The Best Nonprofit/Charity of 2013" by Lake Minnetonka Magazine
20-May-13 Growth Of Suburban MN Poverty Among Highest In Nation
08-Apr-13 Open Your Heart awards $4,800 Grant

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless recently announced it awarded a grant of $4,800 to Intercongregation Communities Association Food Shelf to purchase a new freezer and pallet equipment for moving food.

30-Mar-13 2013 March Food Share Results

During the month of March 2013, ICA and its supporting community partners once again worked hard during the annual Minnetonka Food Share’s March Campaign.  ICA is proud to announce that we raised 153,067 pounds of food and $135,016 which was the second highest amount amongst all food shelves raised throughout the state. 


For more information on Minnesota Food Share click here.

11-Dec-12 THE CHARITY CLIFF... Nonprofits worry about Washington debt talks
28-Nov-12 Poverty in the Twin Cities suburbs on the rise

 In Minnetonka, the Intercongregation Communities Association Food Shelf has seen a 114-percent increase in demand since 2008. It's why the ICA opened another shelter in Excelsior recently.  

22-Nov-12 'Walk for Hunger' draws record crowd, raises $306K

More than 3,000 community activists laced up their shoes at the Mall of America (MOA) Thursday morning and walked more than three miles to feed Minnesota's hungry.


The record number of participants raised more than $306,000 in the fifth annual Walk to End Hunger, presented by Greater Twin Cities United Way and the Mosaic Company.  

06-Sep-12 MN mayors make a dash for hunger

The mayors of Shorewood, Excelsior and Tonka Bay had just three minutes to race around the Shorewood Cub Foods store and load up their shopping carts on Thursday.


Their haul totaled more than $4,700.  

07-Mar-12 ICA launches mobile food truck


ICA has launched its newest tactic to reach more people in need - a mobile food truck. The truck is serving members of the senior community at Dow Towers in Hopkins and Hopkins Village Apartments 

07-Mar-12 ICA on wheels picking up speed, deliveries expanded to meet growing need


In November 2011, ICA Food Shelf, which for 40 years has been assisting needy families in the West Metro, found the money to purchase a refrigerated truck that could deliver groceries to low income seniors. St. Luke Presbyterian Church in Wayzata and corporate partners Park Nicollet and Allianz provide the money needed to purchase groceries, load the truck and do the deliveries.



 

16-Nov-11 Minnetonka Ortho Donates to Food Shelf


Beautiful Smiles Orthodontics in Minnetonka collected 675 pounds of candy to support troops overseas and the ICA Food Shelf in Minnetonka.



The office held a candy exchange where it collected Halloween candy from patients and students from the International School of Minnesota and Immaculate Heart of Mary School.



Beautiful Smiles donated the collected candy to overseas troops with help from the Minnesotans' Military Appreciation Fund and will donate $1 to ICA for each pound of candy that was collected. Link
10-Nov-11 MPR - Hunger and help move out to the suburbs


Minnetonka, Minn. — The number of people struggling to feed themselves and their families is on the rise in the Twin Cities suburbs, including the middle class and affluent communities of Minnetonka, Eagan and Lakeville — places you might not associate with food insecurity. To read or listen

06-Nov-11 Nourishing Lives, Ending Hunger - What Is Hunger? TPT


Hunger has doubled in the past five years in the Twin Cities. Eighty-Five percent of food shelves have seen the increase in demand.… To see more

24-Aug-11 Minnetonka Food Shelf seeing meat shortage
02-Aug-11 Crime prevention night is Aug. 2 in Hopkins and Minnetonka
06-Jun-11 Engines Revving, Locals Support Tonka Food Shelf
02-May-11 Stamp Out Hunger campaign planned for May 14
14-Apr-11 City, ICA Snag Big Check
25-Feb-11 Get Ready to Grow & Give 2011
25-Feb-11 Fighting Hunger at Groveland Elementary School
07-Jan-11 Jobs report hints at a long, slow recovery
01-Jan-11 A Winning Combination
07-Oct-10 Minnetonka High School Homecoming Court volunteers at ICA food shelf
22-Sep-10 Star Tribune letter of the day
20-Sep-10 Taste of the Lakes on tap
07-Sep-10 Lakeshore Letter to the Editor
02-Aug-10 Food needed for the furry ones
06-Mar-10 Poverty is hitting the suburbs with more sting
19-Jan-10 LakeShore Letter to the Editor
30-Dec-09 Church Christmas Play for the ICA
23-Dec-09 Charities struggle against economy yet expect to hit fundraising goals
08-Dec-09 Charitable fundraising requires some new tactics
11-Nov-09 Problem: hunger; Recipe: big box retailers
09-Nov-09 Sleep Out aims to bring aid
11-Oct-09 Local food shelves make 'dash' for donations
28-Jul-09 Star Tribune Letter to the Editor
23-Jul-09 ICA receives grant for used moving van
12-Dec-08 Second Harvest: Donations are up, demand is up more


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