NEW: VEAP Food Pantry Sponsorships

VEAP is looking for 52 sponsors to underwrite the costs of operating the food pantry for each week of the year!

Nutrition and Cooking Classes

VEAP clients age 18+ can register for free weekly nutrition and cooking classes.

2015 Food Shelf Challenge

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless is proportionally matching donations to VEAP's Food programs during the month of July. With Open Your Heart's matching grant and VEAP's increased buying power, your donation will go farther to make a difference in our community.

Back to School

Donate School Supplies July 15-August 11

New and Noteworthy

  • Rise in Suburban Poverty

    A June 21 Star Tribune article highlighted a Met Council study showing more poor live in the suburbs than the Twin Cities Urban core. 06/26/2015

  • 2015 Health and Wellness Award

    The City of Bloomington honored VEAP with the 2015 Health & Wellness Award on June 22. 06/23/2015

  • KSTP Summer Harvest for Kids raised $114,836!

    KSTP partnered with VEAP and other local food organizations to raise funds for Summer Harvest for Kids. See all the news stories featuring VEAP. 06/16/2015

  • Update on VEAP Executive Director Search

    VEAP creates Opportunity Profile for its next executive director. 06/08/2015

  • VEAP Golf Event Benefits Youth Food Programs

    VEAP’s 22nd annual Three Square Classic Golf Tournament on July 13 at Minnesota Valley Country Club supports the organization’s food programs for youth. This summer, VEAP’s goal is to provide food for 720 area youth who will miss school meal programs once summer break begins. 05/22/2015


Upcoming Events


9600 Aldrich Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55420

P: 952.888.9616
F: 952.881.8322

Map & Directions

Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri

8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

VEAP offices and food pantry are closed on the following holidays:
New Years Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
Washington's Birthday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving - November 26 & 27
Christmas - December 24 & 25