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August 2020 Happenings

Find out what's happening this month with the Pine River-Backus Family Center! View the monthly Happenings for information on our services and offerings, and for our COVID-19 related modifications. If you have any further questions, call the family center. 

Thank you!

COVID-19 & Food Shelf

The food shelf is open during its regular hours, but will be drive-up only! Please stay in your car and drive to the outside Food Shelf door (on 2nd st.). We will take your name and family size and have a box ready for you to put in your car. We value our community health. Thank you for your help!

Soup Kitchen

Free Community Meals

Healthy meals prepared by area chefs are available for pick-up on Monday nights at Riverview Church in Pine River from 4pm - 6pm, and Thursday nights at Pine Mountaineer Senior Center in Backus from 4pm to 6pm.

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Open Your Heart Summer Challenge 2020

The Pine River Area Food Shelf took in $5,499 in funds during the July OYH Campaign. Thank you to all who donated during this event! Your generosity will provide many families in our area with nutritious meals. Thank you for everything you've done to help us end hunger in our community! 

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Family Center Call-In Hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 8 - 4
Friday 8 - 3
*Food Shelf Hours:
1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Tuesdays 10 - 1
2nd Tuesdays 3:30 - 6
Fridays 10 - 1
2020 PRBFC Holiday Closures:
Wednesday, January 1st
Monday, January 20th
Monday, February 17th
Monday, May 25th
Friday, July 3rd
Monday, September 7th
Wednesday, November 11th
Thursday, November 26th
Friday, November 27th
Thursday, December 24th
Friday, January 1st
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Pine River-Backus Family Center

Call us at: 1 (218) 587-4292

Fax us at: 1 (218) 587-4193

Mail to: P.O. Box 1, Pine River, MN 56474