We understand extra costs add up during the year.
VEAP clients with children have access to weekend food packs during the school year and kid-friendly food during the summer, school supplies, holiday gifts, birthday celebration items and baby resources.
When school is out, it can be difficult buying extra meals for your child. VEAP provides kid-friendly breakfast and lunch groceries for families with school-aged children during the summer. Call 952.888.9616 x100 for registration information.
VEAP and The Sheridan Story collaborate with many local schools to provide weekend food packs throughout the school year. Contact your school for information on eligibility and registration. To access VEAP food resources, such as our food pantry, call 952.888.9616.
Parents can register to pick up a new back pack filled with grade appropriate school supplies before school starts each year. Pre-registration is required. Call 952.888.9616 in mid July.
Families are invited to select holiday gifts for children (infant-age 18) to take home to celebrate with your unique, family traditions. Pre-registration is required. Call 952.888.9616 in November.
Birthday Bags and Baby Packs
Children 12 years old and younger receive a Birthday Bag (cake, frosting and toy) during his or her birthday month when you visit the food pantry.
Parents of infants under 1 year will receive a Baby Bag filled with baby items and resources for new parents.