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Springfield Area Food Shelf

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
I am eligible to receive TEFAP commodity food because I am a Minnesota resident, and reside in Springfield, Comfrey, Sanborn, Clements or Cobden (proof of address is required a drivers license or mail/bill with address) and I receive and participate in the services and programs listed in the top left OR because my income is 200% or less of the Federal Poverty Guidelines as defined in the blue box on the bottom left. Eligibility is granted to all persons in situations of emergency and distress due to disasters. In accordance with Federal Law and US Dept. of Agriculture Policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, set, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director  Office of Civil Rights, Room 326W, Whitten Bldg,  1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC, 20250-9410 or call 202-720-5964.


You can visit once a month.

Who is eligible?

Any resident of Springfield, Comfrey, Sanborn, Clements or Cobden may receive assistance from Springfield Area Food Shelf.  Each household is eligible to visit the food shelf up to 12 times per year, once per month.

Non-standard Requests

Because Springfield Area Food Shelf is a client choice food shelf, you will be able to choose the items that you would prefer. There will be a volunteer assisting you with finding the food items you need.
  Anything beyond the standard food order including baby items, snacks, juice, laundry detergent, dish soap, baking supplies, personal care items, etc. may or may not be available at all times.


  • Available Items at Food Shelf Cereal    Pancake Mix    Syrup    Juice    Breakfast Snacks    Mac & Cheese    Vegetables    Soup    Protein Meals    Boxed Meals    Tuna/Chicken    Beans    Pasta    Rice    Meat    Crackers    Condiments    Personal Hygiene Items   Misc Items    Refrigerator & Freezer items we offer Milk, Cheese, Butter, Eggs, Frozen Food, Meat, Produce & Bread (not all items are always available).