Community Resources

We are all going through several unprecedented crises affecting our communities, workplaces and livelihoods. If we come together and help our communities, we can come out stronger than we were before. We cannot go "back to normal." A new normal will be shaped coming out of these crises and we have an opportunity to build our workplaces, neighborhoods, and households rooted in equity, fairness, and justice. 

If you have information on volunteer opportunities or know of organizations helping in your community, please send an email to [email protected].

George Floyd

We will always mourn the killing of George Floyd and stand with our communities of color. The fight for justice must never stop. You can help the following organizations in our shared work to make our communities stronger, safer, and more just by donating or volunteering your time. 

Official George Floyd Memorial Fund


Minnesota Freedom Fund

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial

East Side St. Paul Community-Based Emergency Assistance

Food shelves in Saint Paul

Hunger Solutions MN

Support for affected businesses:

We Love Lake Street

Northside Economic Opportunity Network

Central Neighborhood Development Organization

You can also sign this petition calling for #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd!

Make a call and demand #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd here.

Additional Resources

City & County Credit Union COVID-19 Updates

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union COVID-19 Updates

MyCreditUnion.Gov Financial Assistance

Childcare access/availability

Want to volunteer to help your community? Visit the following websites to connect with local organizations that make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans. 

Minnesota Red Cross: We proudly represent workers with the Minnesota Red Cross! If you are able to, it is encouraged to donate blood to help save lives. Blood draws can be done by appointment in order to protect staff and public health. Click here for more information and to schedule your blood donation. 

Ramsey County

For a comprehensive list of volunteer opportunities, food, business, employment, and housing resources that are available, click here.

Hennepin County

Priority items needed!

  • Protective face wear – N95 or N100 respirators, PAPRs and surgical masks
  • Nitrile gloves
  • Tyvek Coveralls
  • Tyvek Foot covers
  • Eye protection (wrap-arounds or chemical splash)

Drop off location: Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation 3000 North 2nd Street Minneapolis, MN 55411

Open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Please use the intercom bell on the front door when dropping off supplies
  • Staff are available to help you unload donations
  • Staff can pick up larger donations, please email [email protected] to coordinate

Food shelf donations needed!

NorthPoint is seeing a dramatic increase in need for Food Shelf and are asking for financial donations to support the Food Shelf and the Mobile Food Program. Each dollar donated has at least three times the buying power because NorthPoint can buy food at bulk prices.

  • Donate online or;
  • Mail a check to: NorthPoint Food Shelf, 1256 Penn Ave. N., Suite 5300, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Saint Louis County

St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services is working to establish a pool of volunteers who are willing to help in the fight against COVID-19. Volunteers are anticipated  to be needed for a variety of tasks ranging from shopping and delivering groceries and medications to the doorstep of someone in isolation/quarantine, to providing support to St. Louis County Public Health staff. To sign up,  visit Anyone who wants to help is encouraged to sign up regardless of whether they have medical training or experience.

Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursury

We help strengthen families by connecting them to resources, caring for their children during difficult times, and setting goals that promote self-sufficiency and make the relationship between the parent and child stronger.

Core services include:

  • 24 hour crisis helpline
  • Crisis counseling
  • Education and connection to community resources
  • Clinical home visiting and mental health program
  • Overnight residential care for parents to place their children voluntarily – newborn through age six – for up to three nights while they address their crisis

We invite parents to come as they are, courageously share their story, and trust that we will work together to make things better.

St Cloud Area:

This St Cloud group is coordinating diapering needs for toddlers and infants through collaborative efforts in the community. Sign up to help here.

St. Cloud State University Huskies Food Pantry provides nutritious options to students experiencing food insecurity in an effort to support learning, health and student retention. Huskies Food Pantry is stocked by donations and supported by volunteers from our community. Seeking non-perishable food items such as rice, pasta, oatmeal, cereal, granola bars, crackers, nuts, canned vegetable, and canned meat, personal care items, can openers and any other items that can be donated.

Once a week, contactless pick-up ONLY, of pre-ordered items. The Huskies Food Pantry will be open in Atwood Memorial Center outside the Mississippi Room, the following days and hours for contactless, pre-ordered pick-ups and donation drop-offs: 

Mondays 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wednesdays 12-3 p.m.
Thursdays 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Questions? Email at: [email protected] or call: 320-371-1366