Meals From The Heart

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Meal-Packing Roadshow – Tales From The Road.

Meals From The Heart has gained quite a reputation in the area business community for being the go-to group when a company wants to combine fun, team-building, and community service into one easy-to-execute event. In fact, we pretty much have it down to a science. We bring everything needed from the meals to the tables. All the organization needs to provide is a space to pack, eager meal packers, funding, and about an hour of time. Wham bam, easy-peasy.

But what happens when a company’s team is scattered all over the place in different branches, locations, and even cities? Getting all employees in one place at one time would potentially mean having to temporarily close locations and have employees travel several hours to pack meals for an hour. Most often, those just aren’t great options. After all, while community service is a high priority in most companies, it isn’t feasible to shut down operations for even a brief time.


Our Recipe For Success!

At Meals From The Heart, we take a great deal of pride in our work to help keep nutritious and good-tasting food on dinner tables throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin. We have always placed a very high premium on the flavor and quality of our meals – from recipes developed by an experienced local chef (Thanks, Peggy!) to the quality ingredients.


What The Heck Is A Meal-Pack Throwdown?

When it comes to implementing meal-packing events, Meals From The Heart is a well-oiled machine. From set-up to clean-up, our dedicated team of volunteers transform spaces into meal-packing factories – organizing the packers, stocking ingredients, keeping the lines moving, and ultimately delivering boxes of packed meals to local food shelves.

At Meals From The Heart, we also are always looking for fun, new ways to combat the severe issue of hunger in our communities. So, when we started organizing meal-packing events at area businesses and corporations, we quickly saw an opportunity to up our game. That’s when we designed a meal-packing event specifically for employee groups – ideal for team building, boosting morale, and strengthening relationships.


Helping Vets, Active-Duty Military, And Their Families Stretch Their Food Budget.

Meals From The Heart has partnered with “Beyond The Yellow Ribbon” and MACV (Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans) to help veterans, active military veterans, and their families stretch their food budget through our Food Box Program. This program provides pre-packed food boxes filled with a selection of familiar and quality grocery items at substantial savings.

The Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Campaign facilitated by the Minnesota National Guard provides a network of support for military members, veterans, and their families before, during, and after deployment.


A Story About The Power Of Making A Difference.

Little did I know that serving others could bring so much fulfillment as I have had in helping to pack and deliver Food Boxes to families working hard to stretch their food budgets.

You know you are doing something worthwhile when you are met anxiously at the front door of a senior living facility by one of its residents “who saw us pull into the parking lot and came down to open the door as the caretaker was encumbered by a bad leg” and then chatted us up about how thankful she was for the food and even more so to have it delivered. We had similar reactions from each of the residents we delivered to that day.


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