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HFS COVID-19 Response

Hastings Family Service COVID-19 Response

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Hastings Family Service COVID-19 Response

Hastings Family Service is committed to providing essential services during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. For the health and safety of all persons, modifications have been made to some programs and services.  

Programs and services are available by calling 651-437-7134

  • Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Fridays, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Rivertown Treasures Thrift Store and the HFS Donation Center 

  • Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday (closed on Mondays)
  • No clothing or household donations accepted on Mondays

Advance sign up is required for Market Food Shelf requests. Because of the high volume of requests, same day or next day food pick ups may not be available at this time. We appreciate your understanding and encourage you to check out the other food options available in the Hastings Community listed below and on the FAQ page.

To Access Services:

  • Drive-Thru Food Shelf Pick Up Service

    Call 651-437-7134. Requests for food through the Market food shelf must be scheduled at least 2 days in advance. Because of the high volume of requests, same day or next day food pick ups may not be available at this time.

  • Call 651-437-7134 for the monthly schedule and to sign up for an express food pick up.

  • Over the Phone/Online Financial Assistance

    Call 651-437-7134 for an appointment.

  • Meals on Wheels Delivery

    Delivery continues with modifications to ensure recipient and volunteer safety. Call 651-404-1548 for more information.

  • Just Friends Transportation

    To request a ride to a medical appointment, please call 651-437-7134.

The Hastings Family Service Donation Center

Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday (no clothing or household donations accepted on Mondays)

Please do not drop items at the doors or in the alley. 

How Can I Help?

  • Financial gifts allow HFS to increase purchases from Second Harvest Heartland and local distributors as we strive to meet the needs at this time. The link above will take you directly to HFS's secure online donation site. Donations can also be made using our secure, locked donation drop box located at the Rivertown Treasures store entrance. All gifts made during the month of July will be proportionately MATCHED by Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless.

  • The link above will take you to our list of most needed items. Food and personal care donations are accepted Monday - Friday during business hours. Tuesday - Saturday, donations can be brought inside the HFS Donation Center. On Mondays, donations can be placed in the grocery cart located outside of the Donation Center doors on Second Street. Please call 651-437-7134 to alert us of your donation. Please do not leave food or personal care items outside of business hours.

  • Rivertown Treasures is accepting clothing and household donations 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday. No clothing and household donations are accepted on Mondays. Donation guidelines are available by following the link above.

  • HFS is limiting the number of volunteers utilized at this time. Please visit the Volunteer page linked above for the most up to date information on HFS's volunteer needs.

Other Helpful Information

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