Archived – News & Community Coverage

KARE 11, 5/9/2023 – As waitlist grows, anonymous donors commit $1M to help Every Meal fight childhood hunger

FAITHRADIO, 3/20/23 – Following Jesus to serve your community with Steph O’Brien and Rob Williams

KARE 11, 3/6/23 – Eric Kendricks remembered for his community impact after being cut by Vikings

KSTP, 1/12/23 – Nonprofit devoted to feeding school children reaches 10 million-meal mark

CBS Minnesota, 12/29/22 – Nonprofit Every Meal’s mission is to fight child hunger

CBS Minnesota, 12/22/22 – Twins nonprofit seeks public’s help to fight child hunger during holidays

Kare 11, 12/16/22 – Local bank makes big donation to feed hungry kids following KARE 11 report

FOX9, 11/28/22 – Economic strain affecting charity donations

FOX9, 11/27/22 – Every Meal celebrates 10 millionth meal delivery

MPR News, 11/23/22 – Why hunger is rising in Minnesota and what can be done to help (Every Meal interview starts at 30:50)

Kare 11, 11/18/22 – When 10M meals aren’t enough: Childhood hunger nonprofit struggling to meet demand

MPR News, 11/16/22 – ‘They Just Started Crying’: Student Food Insecurity and Debt Rising Across Minnesota

Star Tribune, 11/15/22 – Op-ed: Don’t Neglect the True Food Fraud Victims – Hungry Kids

The Globe, 11/15/22 – Sharing Seeds partners with Every Meal to continue food program for local kids

CBS News Minnesota, 10/17/22 – “They need your help”: Inflation hitting local food shelves hard

Star Tribune, 8/25/22 – Roseville nonprofit addresses the August hunger gap for Minnesota families in need

CBS News, 8/20/22 – Every Meal & Mall of America pack meal bags for kids

The Globe, 6/27/22 – New partnership with Every Meal to feed our children in Worthington

KSTP, 1/24/22 – Every Meal in Roseville aims to feed students who may be cut off from healthy meals due to COVID, cold weather or distance learning

SWnewsmedia, 1/21/22 – Scott County Library distributes free meal bags during distance learning

StarTribune, 1/15/22 – Twin Cities nonprofits face critical shortages of volunteers amid omicron

FOX9, 1/05/22 – Nonprofit in need of volunteers to pack meals for Minnesota schools

SCTimes, 12/10/21 – Great River Libraries are a tool in the effort to end hunger

VOYAGE MINNESOTA, 12/1/21 – Meet Rob Williams of Every Meal

DENAMICO, 11/2/21 – Learning How Every Meal Helps Solve the Problem of Child Hunger

FOX 9 KMSP, 9/28/21 – Twin Cities nonprofit provides meals to kids facing food insecurity

KSTP, 9/28/21 – Every Meal steps in for quarantined kids

VIKINGS, 9/8/21 – Vikings & Polaris Release ‘Beanies That Benefit’ for Every Meal

VIKINGS, 9/7/21 – Kendricks packs food with ‘Every Meal’ for local families

WDIO ABC, 3/10/21 – Every Meal comes to Superior YMCA

Superior Telegram, 3/10/21 – Superior YMCA provides bags of food twice a week

CBS Minnesota, 3/6/21 – Interview: Bethel Grad Earns University’s ‘4 Under 40’ Distinction For Hunger Nonprofit

Carrot Health, 3/1/21 – The Logistical Challenge of Hunger with Rob Williams

The Catholic Spirit, 2/26/21 – Roseville parish hosts ‘Young and Hungry’ livestream forum

Star Tribune, 1/15/21 – Roseville Nonprofit Expands Free Food Pick-Up Sites For Minnesotans In Need

Bethel University, 12/17/20 – Bethel’s first 4 Under 40 Alumni Achievement Award recipient – Rob Williams

CBS News, 12/12/20 – ‘Every Meal’ launches winter program

Star Tribune, 9/5/20 – Minnesota nonprofits plead for more help as hunger crisis surges

SW News Media, 9/2/20 – Annual golf tournament in Prior Lake raises funds to fight child hunger

North Oaks News, 9/1/20 – Move your feet so kids can eat: Take the ‘Packed with Love Challenge’

Pioneer Press, 8/26/20 – Otto Bremer Trust awards $2M to 35 east metro organizations

Patch.com, 8/20/20 – Roseville, The Sheridan Story To Supply Fresh Produce

Pioneer Press, 8/18/20 – Hamline Dining Hall event will dish up famous hamloaf and other Fair favorites

Bring Me The News, 8/13/20 – Hamline Church Dining Hall will serve State Fair favorites as part of fundraiser

Kare 11 News, 8/8/20 (see video below) – Sheridan Story closes food gap for kids

WCCO News Talk 830, 8/7/20 (Radio Interview) – Fighting Childhood Hunger

Food Passion Projects, 6/12/20 – Filling the Gaps In Hunger Relief, No Matter What

Fox News, 6/11/20 – Nonprofit founder on helping Minneapolis residents after protests

Star Tribune, 6/9/20 – Minneapolis boxing gym in Third Precinct fighting for its neighborhood

Missions Box, 6/9/20 – Fighting Child Hunger in Minneapolis- Sanford Middle School & The Sheridan Story

CNN, 6/8/20 – A Minneapolis school asked for groceries to help the families in looted communities. They received thousands.

Good News Network, 6/7/20 – School’s Food Drive to Help Those Affected By Looting in Minneapolis Turns Into Tsunami of Grocery Bags Deliveries

CBS News, 6/6/20 (see video below) – Nonprofit Sheridan Story helps feed Minneapolis after protests, unrest

ABC News, 6/5/20 – Minneapolis middle school near site of George Floyd’s death receives big donation

Star Tribune, 6/5/20 – Minneapolis nonprofits: Need still urgent for food donations to help families affected by riots

The Epoch Times, 6/5/20 – People Donate 29,000 Bags of Food to Families After Stores Burned by Rioters in Minneapolis

The Christian Science Monitor Daily, 6/5/20 – Loaves and fishes, and a Minneapolis middle school

Sports Illustrated, 6/4/20 – Eric Kendricks: “If You’re Doing Nothing, That’s Not Good Enough”

TheDad.com, 6/4/20 – Impromptu Minneapolis School Food Drive Brings 29,000 Bags of Food

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, 6/3/20 – The Sheridan Story gives a helping hand after riots

People,6/3/20 – Minneapolis Food Drive Helps Kids Who Are Without Food After Grocery Stores Are Looted, Destroyed

Moms.com, 6/3/20 – Minneapolis Food Drive At School Comes At Right Time For Community

Good Morning America, 6/2/20 – Minneapolis school’s food drive brings in 29,000 bags of supplies

Today.com, 6/2/20 – Minneapolis school donates thousands of meals to local families with no access to groceries

Star Tribune, 6/2/20 – Vikings’ Eric Kendricks and Anthony Barr speak out against NFL inaction on justice reform

Washington Post, 6/2/20 – A Minneapolis school asked people to donate food for students after looting closed stores. ‘Miles of cars’ lined up.

TheGrio, 6/2/20 – Minneapolis comes together to bring food to community devastated by protests

Delish, 6/2/20 – A Minneapolis Middle School Asked For Donations, And They Were Overwhelmed By The Community’s Support

NewsUS, 6/2/20 – Minneapolis gathers together to bring food to a community ravaged by protests

Cities 97.1, 6/2/20 (Radio Interview) – Interviews with Rob Williams and Marielle Mohs

Minnesota Daily, 6/1/20 – UMN students show up to help Minneapolis recover, rebuild after protests

Kare 11 News, 6/1/20 – Middle school overwhelmed with food donations

myTalk 107.1, 6/1/20 (Radio Interview) – Interview: Rob Williams, The Sheridan Story

Intelligencer, 6/1/20 – Police Spar With Protesters for 6th Straight Night: Live Updates

WCCO 4 News, 5/31/20 – ‘Our Neighbors Are Coming Together’: Communities Receive Overwhelming Amounts Of Food And Supply Donations

WCCO 4 News, 5/31/20 (see video below) – Sanford Middle School Holds Food Drive In Minneapolis

Heavy.com, 5/30/20 – Vikings Star Selling Paintings For Coronavirus Relief Funds

MSP Magazine, 5/29/20 – How to Support the Twin Cities Right Now

WCCO News Talk 830, 5/26/20 (Radio Interview) – Interview with Rob Williams of The Sheridan Story

Star Tribune, 5/23/20 – Minnesota nonprofits rework volunteering during COVID-19

Pioneer Press, 5/22/20 – Sheridan Story delivers 1 million meals during coronavirus crisis, needs funding to continue pace

Star Tribune, 5/22/20 – Gophers beat writer Megan Ryan sweats new sport to cover during pandemic: Gophers football writer made a mean meatballs in marinara to bide time, help a good cause

Sports Illustrated, 5/15/20 – Vikings LB Eric Kendricks Selling Paintings for COVID-19 Relief Funds

MPR News, All Things Considered (listen to interview in article link), 5/12/20 – Nonprofit providing meals to kids sees 400 percent increase in demand during pandemic

Sun Post, 5/12/20 – Coping with COVID-19 at Brooklyn Center Community Schools

SW News Media, 4/27/20 – Eden Prairie Community Foundation awards $5K grant to help feed kids on the weekends

Sun Current, 4/23/20 – Edina Rotary Club helps fund gardens for The Sheridan Story

Nonprofit Quarterly, 4/16/20 – With Schools Closed, States and Cities Launch New Food Security Programs

Forbes, 4/8/20 – What 6 Small Businesses Are Doing To Help During The Coronavirus Crisis

Sun Current, 4/8/20 – School lunch: Available for carry-out or delivery in Edina

Civil Eats, 4/7/20 – With Schools Closed, Some Districts are Feeding More People than Food Banks

Yardbarker, 4/6/20 – Numerous NFL players make generous donations to coronavirus pandemic relief

WCCO 4 News, 4/1/20 (see video below, at minute 1:09) – Coronavirus In Minnesota: Minnesota Company Giving 100% Of Online Proceeds To Helping Families

Vikings.com, 4/1/20 – Lunchbreak: Kendricks Helping COVID-19 Relief with Original Paintings

MLS, 3/30/20 – MLS Unites: How each club is making a positive impact in its community

Star Tribune, 3/27/20 – Minnesota foundations give emergency aid to nonprofits to help residents during COVID-19

MPR News, 3/26/20 – Minnesota schools are closed until early May: Here are 9 things you need to know

Pioneer Press, 3/24/20 – Here are some ways you can help those in need during the coronavirus pandemic

Vikings.com, 3/23/20 – Barr, Greenway & Thielen Join Efforts to Provide Support During COVID-19 Pandemic

New Hope Network, 3/21/20 – Natural products industry donates with heart during coronavirus crisis

Vikings.com, 3/20/20 – How to Help Vikings Community Partners Respond Against COVID-19

MSP Magazine, 3/20/20 – MN Pro Sports Teams Assist Stadium Workers in the Pandemic

MLB News, 3/19/20 – Twins donate $30,000 to The Sheridan Story

WCCO 4 News, 3/19/20 (see video below)- Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sports Teams, Athletes Stepping Up In COVID-19 Fight

Pioneer Press, 3/19/20 – YMCA has openings for 500 children as coronavirus outbreak closes many child care options

Patch.com, 3/19/20 – Update From Richfield City Council About COVID-19 Pandemic

The Catholic Spirit, 3/18/20 – Catholic schools help families in the wake of closures

Star Tribune, 3/17/20 – How to lend a helping hand to charities during the COVID-19 crisis

MinnPost, 3/17/20 – Minnesota charities offer ways to help during outbreak

MPR News, 3/16/20 – Coronavirus resources: Ways Minnesotans can help others during pandemic

MSP Magazine, 3/16/20 – Minnesota Nonprofits and Charities to Support Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

City Pages, 3/16/20 – Twin Cities restaurants providing free kids’ meals during coronavirus school closures

Fox 9 News, 3/15/20 (see video below) – Twin Cities food pantries seeking volunteers, donations to help with COVID-19 response

Pioneer Press, 12/17/19 – YMCA, The Sheridan Story partner to offer free groceries Dec. 21 through Jan. 5

MPR News, 8/26/19 – Program aims to ease summer food gap for school kids

MN Parent, September 2019 – Meals for Kids!

Fox 9 News, 8/9/19 – Twins Pitchers present $30,000 check to nonprofit in effort to end hunger gap

8/9/19 – Thousands of Optum Employee Volunteers Partner with Local Nonprofits

Pioneer Press, 8/5/19 – Nonprofits partner to provide free food for youth in need

Star News, 8/5/19 – Food available at YMCA to fill August gap

MPR News, 2/1/19 – Minnesota schools ready to teach, feed kids after cold snap

Star Tribune, 12/28/18 – Trio of Twin Cities nonprofits gives out 7,500 meal bags to families over winter break

Fox 9 News, 12/27/18 – Group partners with YMCA aiming to end holiday food gap

Kare 11 News, 12/26/18 – Hunger-free holiday: new partnership brings free food to YMCA locations to close winter break food gap

WCCO 4 News, 12/26/18 – YMCA is giving families free meals starting Thursday

Minnesota Vikings, Beyond the Gridiron, 1/2/18 – Kendricks Applying Life Lessons On and Off The Field

The Growler, 9/21/17 – Growing Strange and Beautiful: The Sheridan Community Garden

Minnesota Vikings, 8/29/17 – Vikings LB Eric Kendricks Teams up with The Sheridan Story for ‘Sacks for Kids’

KSTP TV, 5/12/17 – Vikings’ Kendricks Donates $20,000 to The Sheridan Story

Minnesota Department of Education, BloggED 6/6/16 – Taking Care of our Community

KSTP Channel 5 News 6/5/16 – Volunteers in the Twin Cities Pack School Supplies, Lunches for Children of Migrant Families

Southwest Journal 4/19/16 – A crusade against childhood hunger

Star Tribune 12/29/15 – Chaska High School’s Hawk Haul offers food, supplies to hungry students

Sun Focus 11/3/15 – District 13’s fight against child hunger grows stronger

Pioneer Press 10/16/15 – At one suburban school, 380% increase in poverty – and they’re not alone

Rosemount Town Pages 8/27/15 – New school program will target weekend hunger

Sun Focus 5/27/15 – Columbia Heights pilot partnership helps feed children in need

Longfellow Messenger April 2015 – Combating child hunger by closing the weekend food gap

KSTP Channel 5 News 10/21/14 (see video below) – Nonprofit helps fill void

The Laker Newspaper 9/22/14 – Local community helping feed more Westonka students on weekends

Hunger-Free Minnesota 5/30/14 – The Sheridan Story Expands Network, Provides More Weekend Meals

Hunger-Free Minnesota 5/30/14 – Case Study: Network Hub Model Weekend Child Hunger Programs

Sprockets: St. Paul 5/28/14 – Enough Talk, More Action: Clues Ya!

Saint Paul Public Schools 5/2/14 – The Sheridan Story, Oak Grove Capital Help 65 Wellstone Students With Weekend Groceries

The Laker Newspaper 3/15/14 – The Sheridan Story brings weekend food to Westonka students

Northeaster Newspaper 2/19/14 – The Sheridan Story covers kids’ food for the weekend

Bryn Mawr Bugle, February ’14- Exciting New Neighborhood Partnership Will Help Feed Hungry Kids

Edina Magazine 12/3/13 – Edina’s Colonial Church Funds Social Change

KSTP Channel 5 News 11/9/13 (see video below) – The Sheridan Story: Benefit Concert

Star Tribune 11/6/13 – Dan Wilson is “Disappearing” and a lot more upon his return home

Minneapolis Public Schools 10/25/13 – The Sheridan Story: Fighting Child Hunger

Kare 11 News 10/25/13 (see video below) – The Sheridan Story battles childhood hunger

Christianity Today 10/7/13 – Yes, Sometimes We Can Serve Both God and Mammon

DanWilsonMusic.com 10/2/13 – DW Minneapolis Benefit Concert for The Sheridan Story

Allina Health July ’13 (see video below 1:25-2:05) – 2012 Community Benefit and Engagement Annual Report

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal  4/23/13 – Edina Church gives $250,000 to six startups


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