Hopkins Raspberry Festival
Jul
15
9:00 am09:00

Hopkins Raspberry Festival

Each summer, the Hopkins Raspberry Festival hosts nine days of a variety of events throughout the Hopkins Community. From arts, to food, to parades, there is an event for everyone!

ICA will host a booth during Family Day with games and information about our programs. We are excited to help celebrate with our community!

Volunteers needed! Contact us at events@icafoodshelf.org

Food Expo
Jul
27
11:45 am11:45

Food Expo

Food Expo Food Packing Event

Help pack all the fantastic donated food and items that will be transported back to ICA. We need about 100 volunteers to help pack up food from a large trade show at the St. Paul RiverCentre.

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

National Night Out/ Minnetonka Night for Neighbors
Aug
1
5:00 pm17:00

National Night Out/ Minnetonka Night for Neighbors

  • Minnetonka, MN

What is National Night Out?

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

Millions of neighbors take part in National Night Out across thousands of communities from all fifty states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide on the first Tuesday in August (Texas celebrates on the first Tuesday in October). Neighborhoods host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and various other community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel, exhibits and much, much more

For Minnetonka specifically, we encourage those hosting block parties to include a food drive with their event. We typically have a prize for the neighborhood that collects the most food for ICA! Donations can be dropped off at our K-Tel location the following day during business hours. 

Learn more & sign up here!

Tour de Tonka
Aug
5
8:00 am08:00

Tour de Tonka

Sponsored by Minnetonka Community Education, the annual Tour de Tonka bike ride offers seven different routes that move through 23 different west metro communities. Routes range from 16 miles to 100 miles in length. We encourage all ages and skill levels to participate in the ‘race’! Ride as a group or ride solo, either way, you’re benefiting your community!

A portion of each rider’s registration fee is donated to the ICA. Riders may also donate money or non-perishable food items on or before the day of the ride. Since 2006, Tour de Tonka has raised almost $50,000 to support ICA. Remaining proceeds from Tour de Tonka support Minnetonka Community Education Youth and Early Childhood Programs.

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

Polo for Philanthropy
Aug
6
11:00 am11:00

Polo for Philanthropy

  • Twin City Polo Club

Polo for Philanthropy (P4P) is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for other charities. They host numerous events throughout the year, but ICA is specifically associated with their Annual Polo Classic event. Support Polo for Philanthropy so they can help support ICA and fellow beneficiaries.

The 28th Annual Polo Classic is the preeminent polo event in the Twin Cities with a rich history of exciting competition and unique events. This exciting day features a number of activities to stimulate the senses and entertain all, including, a Fine Art Galleria, Hat Competition & Parade, Divot Stomp, Champagne Toast, Live & Silent Auctions, over a hundred million dollars in classic and exotic cars and both women’s and men’s polo matches.

*For every ticket sold, ICA receives $25 of the $35 ticket price, so make sure that you indicate ICA as your beneficiary! 

 

Volunteers needed!  

  • Attend this prominent Polo event in the Twin Cities for free while gaining volunteer experience! For every volunteer we recruit, P4P will donate money to ICA. 
  • Various roles include general set up & décor, merchandise sales, working a booth, parking guide, raffle sales, or registration – P4P will designate a role for you based on your interests!
  • Shifts are anywhere from 4 - 8 hours long
  • August 6th, 2017 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. in Maple Plain, MN

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Big Island & Back!
Aug
12
9:30 am09:30

Big Island & Back!

  • 142 Lake Street Excelsior, MN, 55331 United States

This 10k canoe, kayak, and paddleboard event takes you on a trek out to Big Island & Back!

The race kicks off near the swim area at Excelsior Beach Park. The goal is to get paddlers of all ages and skill levels out on Lake Minnetonka for a great community summertime event.

Money raised for the event goes to a couple of worthy causes, including ICA Food Shelf. 

Sign Up to Paddle Here!

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

Minnetonka Music in the Park
Aug
22
5:30 pm17:30

Minnetonka Music in the Park

Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy local performers playing a wide variety of music for the whole family! The Minneapolis Commodores will perform and we will collect food and funds for ICA Food Shelf.

Minnetonka Outdoor Amphitheater
14600 Minnetonka Boulevard

More information to come!

Cub Foods Brat Stand for Empty Bowls
Sep
8
Sep 10

Cub Foods Brat Stand for Empty Bowls

  • Cub Foods

Cub Foods Minnetonka is a long-time supporter of ICA Food Shelf. Locally owned and operated since 1984, the store is located on the northeast corner of County Road 101 and Highway 7 in Minnetonka.

Cub’s Brat Stand is one of the many ways that Cub supports ICA. This specific event will help support our Hopkins Empty Bowls event. Please stop by for lunch!

All proceeds benefit ICA Food Shelf and ResourceWest.

Apple Day
Sep
16
9:00 am09:00

Apple Day

  • Gary's First Class Car Care

A lakeside festival in Excelsior celebrating community, featuring locally produced food, art, antiques, handicrafts and a good old-fashioned street dance.

ICA will have a booth with games and information for serving our community members in need. 

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

Bazaar
Sep
23
10:00 am10:00

Bazaar

  • ICA Food Shelf

Twice a year, we hold a warehouse sale open to the public to raise money for ICA programs and clear out space in the St. David’s basement.

We have lots of new retail merchandise, including furniture, rugs, small housewares, toys, and more! All items are sold at a discounted price: think ‘EVERYTHING-MUST-GO’! We continue to receive merchandise throughout the year so each Bazaar will bring new items. Stop by, grab some refreshments, and see what items we have this time around!

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

The Great Taste
Oct
5
5:00 pm17:00

The Great Taste

  • Minnetonka Community Center

The Great Taste is ICA Food Shelf’s largest annual event of the year!  This event showcases the diverse food scene in the western suburbs of Minneapolis. This exciting and highly anticipated event combines food, fine dining, entertainment and the mission of ICA.

Tickets go on sale in mid-June. Check back soon!

Interested in sponsoring the event, donating to our live and silent auction, or volunteering? Please contact us.

Holiday Meal Sales at Cub Foods
Nov
3
Nov 4

Holiday Meal Sales at Cub Foods

  • Cub Foods

Please join ICA Food Shelf in providing turkeys and holiday food to our neighbors to help celebrate the holiday season!

Volunteers sit at a table set up at Minnetonka Cub Foods (Hwy 7 & 101) and hand out Turkey Certificates - these allow shoppers to donate $10 to provide one family with a turkey and other food this holiday season.

Donate here.

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

Holiday Meal Sales at Cub Foods
Nov
10
Nov 11

Holiday Meal Sales at Cub Foods

  • Cub Foods

Please join ICA Food Shelf in providing turkeys and holiday food to our neighbors to help celebrate the holiday season!

Volunteers sit at a table set up at Minnetonka Cub Foods (Hwy 7 & 101) and hand out Turkey Certificates - these allow shoppers to donate $10 to provide one family with a turkey and other food this holiday season. (See Turkey Give Away)

Donate here.

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

'From the Heart' Holiday Variety Show
Nov
11
7:00 pm19:00

'From the Heart' Holiday Variety Show

This event showcases the talent within our community, while benefiting the ICA Food Shelf. Admission to the event is a non-perishable food or monetary donation. The show is sponsored by the Lake Minnetonka Excelsior Rotary Club. 

More information coming soon!

Give to the Max Day
Nov
16
12:00 am00:00

Give to the Max Day

Give to the Max Day is a unique, online 24-hour outpouring of generosity for the causes that make Minnesota communities stronger.

ICA encourages our supporters to participate in this event through donating to ICA!

Turkey Give Away
Nov
16
10:00 am10:00

Turkey Give Away

In an effort to ensure all families in our community can enjoy a holiday meal this season, we provide turkeys and fixings for those in our district.

Simply attend either event (two locations for pick up), show your proof of address, and receive enough food to make a seasonal meal.

Support for this event comes from our Holiday Meal Sales at Cub Foods as well as our generous donors. 

Donate here.

Holiday Meal Sales at Cub Foods
Nov
17
Nov 18

Holiday Meal Sales at Cub Foods

  • Cub Foods

Please join ICA Food Shelf in providing turkeys and holiday food to our neighbors to help celebrate the holiday season!

Volunteers sit at a table set up at Minnetonka Cub Foods (Hwy 7 & 101) and hand out Turkey Certificates - these allow shoppers to donate $10 to provide one family with a turkey and other food this holiday season. (See Turkey Give Away)

Donate here.

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

Community Members Bagging for Tips
Nov
21
Nov 22

Community Members Bagging for Tips

  • Cub Foods

Cub Foods Minnetonka is a long-time supporter of ICA Food Shelf. Locally owned and operated since 1984, the store is located on the northeast corner of County Road 101 and Highway 7 in Minnetonka.

A few times throughout the year, ICA asks for volunteers to Bag for Tips at our local Cub Foods. Community leaders volunteer to bag customer’s groceries in hopes of raising money for ICA Food Shelf. Specifically, the proceeds of this event support our Turkey Give Away, which provides a holiday meal for those in need this season. 

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

Walk to End Hunger
Nov
23
8:00 am08:00

Walk to End Hunger

  • Mall of America

The Walk to End Hunger is a family-friendly 5K fun walk presented by The Mosaic Company. Held on Thanksgiving morning in the Mall of America, it's a great way to start your holiday off right - giving back before you give thanks!

This event is hosted by Hunger Solutions Minnesota and a portion of the proceeds go to ICA Food Shelf. 

Registration opens in September. Sign up here for a reminder email.

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

#GivingTuesday
Nov
28
12:00 am00:00

#GivingTuesday

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year and a growing catalog of resources. #GivingTuesday uses the power of social media and collaboration to encourage us to give back to our communities.

ICA Food Shelf participates in and supports this event! Donate here. 

Free Kid's Movie at Excelsior Dock Cinema
Dec
2
8:45 am08:45

Free Kid's Movie at Excelsior Dock Cinema

  • Excelsior Dock Cinema

Hosted at the Dock Cinema in Excelsior, the Excelsior Fire District and Excelsior Real Estate sponsor a free movie showing and event for kids during the holiday season. This includes an appearance from Santa and Sparky the Fire Dog!

Admission to the event is a non-perishable food item, benefiting ICA Food Shelf. 


Cub Foods Brat Stand
Jun
23
Jun 25

Cub Foods Brat Stand

  • Cub Foods

Cub Foods Minnetonka is a long-time supporter of ICA Food Shelf. Locally owned and operated since 1984, the store is located on the northeast corner of County Road 101 and Highway 7 in Minnetonka.

Cub’s Brat Stand is one of the many ways that Cub supports ICA. We’ll be staffing the stand June 24-26. Please stop by for lunch! All proceeds benefit ICA Food Shelf.

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

Happy Hour for Hunger
Jun
15
4:00 pm16:00

Happy Hour for Hunger

  • Spasso

Happy Hour for Hunger is in partnership with Spasso restaurant, where free appetizers, an outdoor patio, silent auction, and mystery bags will surely brighten up your weekly routine!

This fun event runs from 4-7, so stop by anytime to experience the fun! All benefits go to ICA food shelf.

Tickets: 
$15 in advance
$20 at the door
Purchase here.

View our silent auction.

Community Resource Fair
Jun
13
1:00 pm13:00

Community Resource Fair

  • ICA Food Shelf

2017 Community Resource Fair

Featuring representatives from local organizations available to our community members

  • Win prizes at the spin game!
  • Free haircuts from Great Clips!
  • Schedule free vet appointments!
  • Pedal games for free smoothies!
  • Live entertainment!

Organizations:

  • MoveFwd
  • CAP-HC
  • Hopkins Library
  • Reach & Restore
  • BRCC
  • Relate Counseling
  • ResourceWest
  • JFCS
  • Hopkins Community Ed
  • Cultivate Hopkins
  • University of MN
  • Hennepin County Public Health
  • Mission Animal Hospital
  • myHealth

ICA Food Shelf
11588 K-Tel Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55343

For more info call:
952.938.0729

Art on the Lake
Jun
10
Jun 11

Art on the Lake

  • 135 Lake Street Excelsior, MN, 55331 United States

Excelsior Art on the Lake is an engaging creative event that connects the artist's personal story with a vibrant lake community, while showcasing an array of outstanding artistic work from multiple disciplines.

The historic lakeside village of Excelsior draws art enthusiasts from across the Minneapolis/St. Paul area with its unique shops, galleries and restaurants. Excelsior Art on the Lake provides an inspiring experience for both the artist and the public.  Local musicians will entertain and regional food vendors will be onsite throughout the two - day event.

ICA will host a booth at the event in order to raise awareness of hunger in our community.

Volunteers needed! Sign up here.

OK5K
May
20
8:00 am08:00

OK5K

  • Oak Knoll Lutheran Church

Please join us for the Oak Knoll 5K - OK5K Run Walk to End Hunger!

This event will raise funds and awareness for hunger in our community. The OK5K is open to all who want to participate. All proceeds will be donated to ICA.

Sign up here.