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Ways to Give

Ways to Give

CEAP is an expert in helping our community members meet their basic needs, from diapers and formula for our youngest neighbors to nutritious meals and wellness check-ins for our homebound neighbors. That's why we fall into GiveMN's Focus Areas for the SpringForward campaign.  

Now through May 11, you can support your neighbors by giving to CEAP and help us reach our goal of raising $11,000 in 11 days. CEAP is committed to helping kids PlayStrong, GrowStrong, and LearnStrong, especially with what’s going on in our world right now. This summer we’ll be distributing CEAP Essentials: Kid’s Edition, complete with kids’ favorite meals. Your $25 donation funds one CEAP Essentials: Kid’s Edition for a child in our community.  

For many children, a break from school means a break from much-needed structure and a safe place to play, grow, and learn. During the summer, kids don’t have the support of free and reduced lunch at school. Many children’s worlds have been turned upside down by challenges like virtual learning and separation from friends and family, and they’ve had to navigate the pandemic with the same confusion and uncertainty many of us are experiencing. How many kids can you help nourish today? 

There are so many ways to give at CEAP!

Make a one-time financial donation

Your financial support of CEAP makes all of our work possible. When you donate to CEAP, you're making a tangible difference in the lives of your neighbors! 

Become a Partner in Possibilities

Make the most of your donation by joining CEAP's monthly giving donation and spreading your support over 12 months.

Make an in-kind donation

This webpage has everything you need to know about what kind of in-kind donations CEAP accepts, how to donate, and more! 

Host a drive

Drives hosted by individuals, neighborhoods, workplaces, churches and community groups make up a huge portion of the food CEAP provides to our neighbors each year! Anyone can host a drive and make a difference.

Host an online fundraiser

You can make an even bigger impact at CEAP when you invite your friends, family, or network to support us! Whether you raise $200 or $5,000, your online fundraiser builds awareness for CEAP and will make you feel more connected to your community.

Shop online with AmazonSmile

Did you know that when you use AmazonSmile, the charity you choose receives 0.5% of every purchase you make? That can add up! 

Purchase items from our Amazon Charity List

With just a few clicks, you can have items shipped to CEAP!