>Isanti County Food Pantry

The Isanti County Food Pantry will provide groceries and grocery vouchers to families in need of food assistance on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Cambridge, 304 Main St. S. Families are eligible once per month.

Thursday, Nov. 19

>Climate Action Talk

The Wild River chapter of the National Audubon Society will be hosting J. Drake Hamilton, Science Policy Director of Fresh Energy, at 7 p.m. via the online application Zoom. Hamilton’s talk is entitled “Climate Action-The Most Important Steps We Should Take.” At 6:45 p.m. the online meeting lobby opens, the presentation will begin at 7 p.m. and they will have open discussion starting at 7:45 p.m. If you are a subscriber to “The Current,” their bi-monthly newsletter, you will receive an invitation email on the day of the meeting. If not a subscriber, you may request an invite via email to info@wildriveraudubon.com. Everyone is welcome.

Friday, Nov. 20

>Blood Drive in Isanti

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Isanti (207 County Road 23 NW) from 12:30-6:30 p.m. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

Monday, Nov. 23-Friday, Dec. 11

>Christmas Caring Tree in Rush City

The Christmas Caring Tree will be set up in the entry of Creek Side Cafe (note change of location) from Monday, Nov. 23 until Friday, Dec. 11. It will be decorated with Christmas Wish tags from children in the Rush City School District. Your help is needed to fulfill these wishes. Select a Christmas wish tag, purchase gift(s) for the child and bring them unwrapped back to Creek Side Cafe by Friday, Dec. 11. The cafe hours are Sunday-Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Wednesday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any questions may be directed to Millie at 320-358-3432 or Shari at 320-358-3463. Your help and generosity is greatly appreciated.

Thursday, Nov. 26

>Free Thanksgiving Dinners in Rush City

The 18th annual Rush City Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no charge for the complete meal that includes including turkey, stuffing, vegetables and pumpkin pie. Drive-up service (no indoor seating) will be held at First Lutheran Church, 1000 Jay Ave., Rush City. For home delivery call 320-358-4076 by Nov. 24. Sponsored by Rush City Churches, Thrivent Financial and RC Lions.

Monday, Nov. 30

>Blood Drive in Cambridge

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at Culver’s in Cambridge (105 Opportunity Blvd. N.) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

Thursday, Dec. 3

>Braham Area Food Shelf to Offer Evening Hours

Braham Area Food Shelf is excited to announce they will be offering evening hours from 2-6 p.m. the first Thursday of every month beginning Thursday, Dec. 3. This will be on a four-month trial basis to see if it is beneficial to the local community. The other dates will be Jan. 7, 2021; Feb. 4, 2021 and March 4, 2021. If you need food assistance, they are here to serve you. Their regular food shelf hours are every Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon. If you have any questions, call the food shelf at 320-425-9077. Appointments are not required, but you can call ahead to let them know if you are planning to come. They are located at 655 Eighth St. SW, Braham. They are on southside (on the backside) of the Braham Event Center.

>Blood Drive in Stacy

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at Sunnyside Free Lutheran Church in Stacy (22745 Typo Creek Drive NE) from noon to 6 p.m. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

Friday, Dec. 4

>Blood Drive in Braham

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at Harris Covenant Church in Harris (43680 Gates Ave.) from 1-6 p.m. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

Monday, Dec. 14

>Blood Drive in Harris

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at Harris Covenant Church in Harris (43680 Gates Ave.) from 1-6 p.m. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.

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