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LAFS Optimizes a New Space

LAFS Optimizes a New Space

Lonsdale Area Food Shelf (LAFS) is a volunteer-run organization serving the Lonsdale, Veseli and Webster communities in southeastern Minnesota by providing food, holiday meals and gifts, and backpacks and school supplies to those experiencing a time of need. In 2014,...

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Evolution of Rock County Food Shelf

Evolution of Rock County Food Shelf

Rock County Food Shelf in Luverne, Minnesota has continued to evolve to meet community needs since its founding. Originally created as a cupboard in 1983, it was expanded into a room in a church in 1998, and then became its own 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2015. In 2021, they...

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Megan Splan, Statewide Survey Intern

Megan Splan, Statewide Survey Intern

Name: Megan Splan FFEN Role: 2022 Statewide Survey Intern How did you learn about FFEN? I first heard about FFEN through an email that was sent to me by my academic advisor at the University of Minnesota. The internship position was advertised in the email and I was...

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Asmita Kerkar, Layout Design Volunteer

Asmita Kerkar, Layout Design Volunteer

Volunteer Name: Asmita Kerkar FFEN Volunteer Role: Layout Design How did you get involved with FFEN? I was always looking for opportunities to actively participate in giving back to the community and my this search directed me towards FFEN while researching for...

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Chris Roberts, Data Analysis Volunteer

Chris Roberts, Data Analysis Volunteer

Volunteer Name: Chris Roberts FFEN Volunteer Role: Data Analysis Current Professional Title: Data Scientist and Consultant How did you get involved with FFEN? I stumbled upon FFEN through the Minnesota Council for Nonprofits while looking for volunteer opportunities...

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