Salvation Army teams up with Elden's, Outreach Food Shelf to provide Easter food boxes
Douglas County residents can pick up the food boxes on Thursday, April 14, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Outreach Food Shelf.
DOUGLAS COUNTY – The Douglas County Salvation Army has teamed up with Elden's Fresh Foods and the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf to give away free Easter food boxes to residents of Douglas County.
People need to pre-register for their box by calling one of these three phone numbers – 320-630-5256, 320-241-1273 or 320-304-4333. Calls will be taken Monday through Friday between 4 and 7 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday between 2 and 5 p.m. If the phone isn't answered, leave your name and phone number and someone will call you back.
Food boxes will need to be picked up on Thursday, April 14, between 3 and 6 p.m. at the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf, 1205 Lake St. in Alexandria.
The box of food will include a half of ham, 5-pound bag potatoes, gravy, bread, vegetable and dessert for you to cook at home. One food box will be allowed per household and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Once the meal boxes are spoken for, the program will be shut off.