Call for new Board Members

Call for new Board Members

Foundation for Essential Needs (FFEN) plays a unique role in the hunger-relief system, transforming food shelf spaces and operations to meet the evolving needs of each local community.  FFEN strengthens food shelves from the inside out, building up their...
Farewell Christine Page, Community Engagement Manager

Farewell Christine Page, Community Engagement Manager

Christine Page, FFEN’s Community Engagement Manager for the last year, has accepted a new position with another well-respected nonprofit in the Twin Cities and her last day at FFEN will be Wednesday, October 25th. Christine has been a great addition to the FFEN...
FFEN Essentials: Food Shelf Leader Cohort

FFEN Essentials: Food Shelf Leader Cohort

Food shelf leaders often wear multiple hats and enter their positions with limited previous experience in the hunger relief sector.  On a daily basis, they are responding to the constant demands of running a food shelf, leaving little time for planning, assessing...
Meet Jenny Moore, Program Coordinator

Meet Jenny Moore, Program Coordinator

Jenny Moore, Program Coordinator, joined FFEN in 2019 providing support as FFEN’s first ever AmeriCorp VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America). In the VISTA role of Food Shelf Capacity Mobilizer, Jenny developed and administered FFEN’s first food shelf satisfaction...