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Soup Kitchen

CommUnity Meals

A local collaborative effort has been put together to provide a free weekly meal for anyone who is hungry. Meals are pick-up only, each Monday at the Riverview Church in Pine River or each Thursday at the Backus Pine Mountaineer Senior Center.  Serving time is 4:00pm. until gone.


April 2021 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. We are now allowing self-shopping, one person at a time. Shoppers must wear a mask and consent to a brief screen upon entering the front mall doors of the building. We value our community health. Thank you for your help!

Upcoming Events

Recent Events

Welcome Our New Staff!

Meet LuAnn Gravelle, our new Office and Family Support person. LuAnn will be answering phones during regular office hours. She is currently training to be our new MnSure Navigator. She is highly skilled and easy to talk to. We are so happy to have her on board with us!

Welcome, LuAnn! 

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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
2021 PRBFC Holiday Closures:
Friday, January 1st
Monday, January 18th
Monday, February 15th
Monday, May 31st
Monday, July 5th
Monday, September 6th
Thursday, November 11th
Thursday, November 25th
Friday, November 26th
Friday, December 24th
Friday, December 31st
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March Food Share

The March Food Share Campaign is about to begin! Save up your donations and send them in between March 1st and April 11th and MN Food Share will add to your contributions! Make your donation go further by donating in the month of March. Let's work together to end hunger in our community!

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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

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