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Dan Schmidt

dan.schmidt@fcgm.com

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“STACK THE SEMI” FOOD DRIVE

TO BENEFIT INTERFAITH OUTREACH AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS FOOD SHELF

“Stack the Semi” Food Drive donations made in honor of Wayzata’s teachers, counselors, staff,
2020 graduates and front-line workers will support west Hennepin County residents in need   

Plymouth, Minn. (May 28, 2020) - We Are Wayzata Strong (a community-based group of west metro neighbors, friends and the Wayzata High School Y.E.S Program) will host a food drive to supply the Food Shelf run by Plymouth-based human services nonprofit Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners.  The event will take place Thursday, June 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wayzata High School parking lot.

 

For 40 years, Interfaith Outreach has served struggling families and individuals who live in eight west Hennepin County suburbs.  Each week, the Food Shelf serves over 250 households; 44% of those in need are children. COVID-19 has created job loss or reduction in pay for many families increasing the demand for food.

“In these challenging times, this is a great way to come out and support those in need” said Dan Schmidt member of the We Are Wayzata Strong organization.  “Our goal is to #STACKTHESEMI in honor of our front-line community members, educators, school district staff and our 2020 graduates for their tireless work, contributions and achievements.”

What:  “Stack the Semi” Food Drive

Where:  Wayzata High School parking lot, 4955 Peony Ln N, Plymouth, MN 55446

When:    Thursday, June 11

Time:     8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Sponsors:      We Are Wayzata Strong , Wayzata High School Y.E.S. (Youth Extending Services) Program, C.H. Robinson, Wiseway Transportation                                Services and Honey & Mackies

Honoring: Wayzata teachers, counselors, staff and 2020 graduates, and all front-line workers.    

 

Here is a list of their most needed items.
 

  • Toilet Paper

  • Paper Towels   

  • Cooking Oil      

  • Coffee and Tea

  • Canned meat or fish

  • Cereal

  • Diapers, Size 5 & 6

  • Canned fruits and vegetables  

  • Dish/Laundry Soap

  • Healthy Snacks

  • Hearty Soups

  • Rice and Pasta

About Interfaith Outreach 

Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners’ mission is to engage the heart and will of the community to respond to emergency needs and create opportunities for all to thrive. A human service nonprofit working with families and individuals in the Twin Cities, Interfaith Outreach rallies resources and ignites the community to ensure all families live their best lives, all children succeed, and the entire region prospers. Serving people living in Hamel, Long Lake, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minnetonka Beach, Orono, Plymouth and Wayzata since 1979.

 

Learn more at  www.iocp.org. 501(c)(3) Non Profit Tax ID #36-3482724

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