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Starting August 2021 our Relief Shop days and hours are WEDs & THURs (by appointment only) from 11am to 5pm (4pm is the latest appointment time) at 622 23rd Street S in Fargo, ND.
HOW CAN YOU SHOP WITH US?
1. Receive a referral through SENDCCA, Family Health Care, United Way, GAP Pantry, FirstLink (211), Youthworks, or a caseworker/manager that you are otherwise assigned to.
2. Call 701-318-7836 or 701-566-9221 (if using wi-fi) to be scheduled.
3. Conact us through our Facebook Page
THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT OUR SHOPPING PROGRAM:
1. Individuals may shop twice per month.
2. Masks are REQUIRED.
3. We have bags or bring your own.
4. Abusive/Disrespectful shoppers will be refused service.
5. Do not arrive more than 5 minutes early for your appt.
7. No Shows of (15+ minutes late) will be taken off of the schedule. Repeated no-shows will result in 30-day suspension from program.
8. We require a phone number and/or email for your appointment so a reminder can be sent.
Life Care Unites believes in meeting the basic needs first. We offer a hot meal to those in need who are in-between pay periods, waiting on approval for resources, are food insecure, or unable to access resources to prepare meals for themselves. Meals are served first-come first-served and prepared to go. Join us for a delicious blessing at 622 23rd Street S in Fargo
Starting August 2021 our Hot Meal program will be open on FRIDAYS from 3:30pm to 5pm
THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT OUR HOT MEAL PROGRAM:
1. No ID or registration is required to receive a meal.
2. Meal items are sourced from local grocers, farmers markets, food pantries and donations from the comunity.
PAY IT FORWARD CHALLENGE: This program is designed to strengthen the local economy by helping small businesses and local professionals by allowing the community to nominate these entities for financial support anonymously.
GOOD NEIGHBOR CHALLENGE (GNC): GNC enables participation from community members to refer a neighbor in need of help. Assistance under this program will focus on housing repair, community cleanup, health, wellness, and nutrition.
COOKING CLASSES: This mission is geared toward providing classes to empower people of all ages to make affordable and healthier food choices.
We are currently working on securing funding and support to make these opportunities more consistent for the community.
Look for these additions in 2022
Married-coupled makes up 49.5% of impoverished families in Fargo, ND, according to CityData.com.
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019: Fargo: 16.1% Whole state: 10.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019: Fargo: 6.7% Whole state: 4.9%
The poverty rate among disabled males: Fargo: 14.2% North Dakota: 13.7% Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 14.8% among male residents who are not classified as poor): Fargo: 20.5% North Dakota: 23.4%
The poverty rate among disabled females: Fargo: 19.0% North Dakota: 20.5% Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 14.3% among female residents who are not classified as poor): Fargo: 23.6% North Dakota: 25.8%
Renting rate in Fargo, North Dakota among poor and not poor residents: Residents below poverty level: 90.6% Residents above poverty level: 47.7%
Children below poverty level: Fargo, North Dakota: 14.6% State: 10.1%.
The poverty rate among high school graduates not in families: Fargo: 22.2% North Dakota: 21.1%.
The poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school, not in families: Fargo: 34.9% North Dakota: 38.3%.