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 Lindstrom's Hiram Lodge 287 Matching Donations for Family Pathways Food Shelf

Lindstrom's Hiram Lodge 287 has announced its sixth year of "Double Your Donations" February fund drive, benefitting Family Pathways Chisago Lakes Area Food Shelf. The "Double Your Donation" fundraiser allows all donations to be matched dollar-for-dollar by Minnesota Masonic Charities. In order to qualify for the match, checks must be made out to the Hiram Lodge.

The Family Pathways Chisago Lakes Area Food Shelf has distributed 253,619 pounds of food, which translates into 202,895 meals. These meals were distributed during 2,580 private appointments. The Food4Kids backpack program for 149 students sent home 10,304 additional pounds of food to help supplement food on the weekends when students do not receive free and reduced meals at school.

Family Pathways Chisago Lakes Area Food Shelf serves residents in Chisago City, Lindstrom, Center City, Shafer, and Taylors Falls. In addition to providing a monthly food shop to those struggling to make ends meet, participants are encouraged to return weekly to choose fresh produce that is available. Family Pathways Hunger Relief also provides a Summer Lunch Program, which helps parents of school-age children with lunches through the months of June, July, and August

You can help feed families! Hiram Lodge 287 is matching donations for Family Pathways Food Shelves. The "Double Your Donations" fundraiser matches every donation dollar-for-dollar by Minnesota Masonic Charities. If you are interested in contributing, make your check out of Hiram Lodge 287, with the memo marked - Family Pathways CLA (Chisago Lakes Area Food Shelf. Through February, mail checks directly to Hiram Lodge 287, Box 681, Lindstrom, MN 55045, drop off at the Chisago Lakes Food Shelf at 10586 Liberty Lane in Chisago City, or mail to Family Pathways CLA Food Shelf, PO Box 45, Chisago City, MN 55013.

Caption    Jay Albright, Jerry Rhoads, David Gale, Brian Hoffman, Mike Hilber, and Jon Meredith