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Compete for a Cause

2023 Food Shelf Donation

Please consider bringing a few food items with you when you compete in this year's Short Family Games. Will and Jodi will be making a trip to the Neighbors Inc. food shelf on Monday, August 1st to deliver a donation from the 2023 Short Family Games competitors. 

Items to Bring

  • Olive Oil

  • Cooking Oil

  • Flour

  • Sugar

  • Spices

  • Pancake Mixes

  • Anything you can find in your pantry@

Why Donate?

Give What You Can...

  • 35 MILLION Americans, including 10 MILLION children are considered "food insecure"

  • 13.3% of residents in Dakota County are "food insecure"

  • Over 56,000 people in Dakota County go hungry


These current statistics are according to Heidi Satre, Director of Community Engagement at Neighbors Inc., a local non-profit, social-service agency, providing emergency assistance and essential services programs to community members in Dakota County.

Over 500 local families are using Neighbors Inc. local food shelf for food every single month and it is on the rise!!! The need has increased over 30% in the last 2 months.


We can make a difference. Please consider bring one, two, three, or even a bag of items with you when you come to compete in one of the greatest days in the whole year. We are hard working, we have resources, we are blessed, and we can help. 

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