Community Meals Served in Anoka County

Update 3/31/2020: Due to COVID-19, many community meal sites have modified services and hours, or they may have temporarily closed. PLEASE CALL AHEAD. Days and hours are subject to change.

Hunger Solutions MN
Offers a variety of resources for individuals and families seeking food resources. The Minnesota Food Help Line assesses your individual/family situation and provides solutions to your food needs. Call 1-888-711-1151 to be connected with resources and/or receive assistance registering for SNAP/WIC. Help Line hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Multiple organizations around Anoka County provide free community meals to individuals and families throughout the year. A calendar of all the community meals offered at areas churches can be found on the "Community Free Food Calendar", or by calling (612) 998-1014.

Anoka County organizations that serve free community meals:


Advent Lutheran Church
Advent Lutheran Church Website
540 E River Road, Anoka
Second Saturday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Anoka United Methodist Church
850 South Street, Anoka
Last Saturday, 5:30 -- 7:30 p.m.

Anoka Zion Lutheran Church
Anoka Zion Lutheran Church Website
1601 4th Avenue
First Saturday, 5-6:30 p.m.

Blaine United Methodist Lutheran Church
621 115th Avenue NE, Blaine
Third Saturday, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Community United Methodist Church
Community United Methodist Church Website
950 Gould Avenue NE, Columbia Heights
Every Other Monday, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Epiphany Catholic Church
Epiphany Catholic Church Website
1900 111th Avenue NW, Coon Rapids
Second Tuesday, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Faith Lutheran Church
Faith Lutheran Church Website
11115 Hanson Boulevard NW, Coon Rapids
First Thursday, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

First Lutheran Church
First Lutheran Church Website
1555 40th Avenue NE, Columbia Heights
Sundays, 11:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Fridley United Methodist Church
Fridley United Methodist Church Website
680 Mississippi St NE, Fridley
Fourth Saturday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Grace Lutheran Church
Grace Lutheran Church Website
13655 Round Lake Boulevard, Andover
Third Sunday, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Glen Cary Lutheran Church
15531 Central Avenue NE, Ham Lake
Second Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Mision Cristiana Bethel
2135 Northdale Boulevard NW, Coon Rapids
Third Thursday, 5:45 - 6:30 p.m.

Mount Olive Lutheran Church
700 Western St, Anoka
Every Wednesday, 5:30 - 6:15 p.m.

Peace Lutheran Church
Peace Lutheran Church Website
20 Northdale Boulevard NW, Coon Rapids
Fourth Saturday, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Redeemer Lutheran Church
61 Mississippi Way NE, Fridley
Third Monday, 5:45 - 6:30 p.m.

St. Philip’s Lutheran Church
St. Philip's Lutheran Church Website
6180 Hwy 65 NE, Fridley
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

St. Stephen's Catholic Church
525 Jackson Street, Anoka
Third Saturday, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

St. Timothy Lutheran Church
St. Timothy Lutheran Church Website
825 51st Avenue NE, Columbia Heights
Second Tuesday, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church (TEC)
1415 6th Avenue S, Anoka
Last Saturday, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Unity North Spiritual Center
Unity North Spiritual Center Website
11499 Martin St NW, Coon Rapids
Fourth Thursday, 5:00 p.m. (Jan.- Oct. only; no meals Nov.-Dec.)