Resources for food assistance

Food is an essential part of survival for all individuals.  CSB and SJU are committed to make sure that all students have the support and resources they need.  Below are some options available.  If you have any questions, concerns and would like assistance walking through the process to access resources, please contact the offices listed below: 
CSB Student Development

SJU Student Development

Area Resources:

St. Joseph Food Shelf - located in the city administration building across College Avenue.  Any student living within the boundaries of St. Joseph would have access to the food shelf.  Proof of St. Joseph address and photo ID will be required (driver's license photo ID).  The food shelf is open Mondays and Thursdays from 1-3pm in the St. Joseph City Administration building along College Avenue.  If those hours do not work, contact Julie at 478-213-2700 or Ann at 320-250-7121 to set up an appointment.

Avon Food Shelf - serving residents of Avon, and within a five mile radius, including Collegeville.  Contact Bev for questions.  Contact information is located on their city website.

Joe Town Table - All members of the St. Joseph community are invited to Joe Town Table, a free meal served on the fourth Sunday of the month from 11:30am-1:00pm at the St. Joseph Legion.  Volunteers are needed and welcomed!  Please contact Central MN Catholic Worker to volunteer!

Fare for All - they are at Resurrection Lutheran Church in St. Joseph the third Monday of each month
Fare For All is a great way to save money on quality, nutritious food. We buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and frozen meat in bulk to save you up to 40% off grocery store prices. We select the best food from our shipments, pre-packaging it to give you the best deals. Fare For All is community supported and open to everyone- there are no qualifications to participate. The more people who shop, the better the value becomes for everyone.

St. Joseph Farmer's Market - open every Friday 3-6pm in the summer through October

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - contact the person listed on the site for Stearns County for assistance

Catholic Charities - offer a wide variety of services and events to support all individuals, including food and clothing.