Attention Highland Park: We want to learn what neighborhood issues matter most to you!

Volunteer/Donate/Shop at the local Food Shelf?

In every community in the country there are individuals and families who live with food insecurity.  Neighborhood House provides help and resources.  For information on ways to help go to

If you would like to volunteer or donate food to their food shelf in Highland Park, Francis Basket can use your help.  

Francis Basket is located in the Sibley Manor Apartments at1293 Maynard Dr #410, Saint Paul.  Drop off hours are:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays-9am-12pm
Tuesdays and Fridays- 1pm-4pm

Park in the spaces in front of the apartment building.  Come downstairs, the Food Market is on your right.  Check in with staff and they will assist you.

Staple items always needed:
Flour (all purpose, rice flour, maseca corn)
Oil (vegetable, canola, olive)
Canned Fruit
Canned Corn
Canned Beans (black, pinto, red, black-eyed)
Canned meat (tuna, chicken)
Coconut milk
Noodles (bamboo, rice)
Rice (long-grained, jasmine, kokuho)

If you and/or your family needs food assistance Francis Basket Food Market is open Monday: 9-11:30 a.m., Tuesday & Friday: 9-11:30 a.m.; 1-3:30 p.m.

To use the Francis Basket Food Market in the Highland Park neighborhood, you must meet one of the three requirements listed below:

  • You live in zip code 55116
  • If you are a new immigrant or refugee, you have lived in the USA less than 5 years
  • You are a current participant in a Neighborhood House program, such as an adult education class.

For more information regarding Neighborhood House and food support go to