Board Opportunities

North Saint Paul Area Food Shelf


Since 1979, the North St. Paul Area Food Shelf has been dedicated to helping families in need of food.  We believe that access to nutritious food is a basic human right.  We are committed to responding to the needs of our community by providing food distribution and future support services with dignity and respect.

Strategic Priorities

  • Setting up in larger space
  • Improving IT systems
  • Moving toward a more sustainable model that can last over the long-term regardless of who is in what specific role at that time (i.e. build consistent helpful processes and train to them)
Annual Budget: $500,000 – Foundations, Individual Contributions, Government Grants or Contracts


North Saint Paul Area Food Shelf is seeking board members with skills in the following areas:

  • Facilities and Real Estate
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Technology


  • Number of members currently: 7
  • Meeting time and frequency:  4 meetings annually
  • Meeting location: St. Paul


  • Time Expectation: Up to 5 hours/month
  • Financial Contribution Required: No
  • Service on Committee Required: No
    • Committees: Executive, Other
  • Length of Term: 3 Years
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Does nonprofit carry liability insurance? No

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2538 E. Seppala Boulevard North St Paul, MN 55109


Our unrelenting focus is to provide nutritious food to our neighbors in a respectful manner, while engaging our community in the fight against hunger.