NEW: VEAP Food Pantry Sponsorships

Thank you Benedict Family for sponsoring August 23-29. VEAP is looking for 52 sponsors to underwrite the costs of operating the food pantry for each week of the year!

Walk to End Hunger

Join Team VEAP at the 2015 Walk to End Hunger on November 26 at the Mall of America.

The Holiday Toy Drive is Here

You can help make family memories by donating hats-mittens-gloves, a toy, a $20 gift card, hosting a drive or volunteering your time.

Transportation Program

Call Shari at 952.955.8332 for details on becoming a driver.

New and Noteworthy

  • VEAP is hiring Community Partner and Event Manager

    VEAP is looking for an energetic, experienced candidate to be VEAP's Community Partner and Event Manager. 11/17/2015

  • 2015 Gala Photos

    Thank you to all who made the 2015 VEAP Gala a tremendous success. You can view pictures of the event on our Facebook Page. 11/03/2015

  • Obituary: Lois DeSantis, social worker and founder of VEAP

    Our deepest sympathies to the family of Lois DeSantis, a truly great woman. Lois was the epitome of VEAP’s mission, Neighbors Serving Neighbors in Need. She will be dearly missed. 10/27/2015

  • VEAP hires Lisa Horn as new CEO

    VEAP's Board of Directors hired Lisa Horn as new Chief Executive Officer. Lisa's first day at VEAP will be October 26, 2015. 09/16/2015

  • 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


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