Groceries, meals

Age Well Arrowhead: The organization offers groceries to go for seniors. Call 218-623-7800 for information about ordering.

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency: Offers meals for seniors to pick up at dining sites or for delivery. The organization serves people in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis counties. Register at 218-735-6899. The cost is $4 per meal.

B&B Market: For more information, call B&B Market at 218-879-3555 or visit the market at 506 Big Lake Road, Cloquet. Anyone who receives a gift card from B&B must use it immediately on groceries or meat. No tobacco products or gas are allowed.

Community Kitchen: Duluth's Damiano Center serves meals in the parking lot Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Continental breakfast, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and dinner, 5-6 p.m. Friday through Sunday only. Email for more information.

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Duluth Schools: Free bagged breakfast/lunch available to Duluth children. Currently, bagged breakfast/lunch meals are distributed from school sites from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The district also added several bus hubs to free meal distribution sites beginning Sept. 23. Meals area available weekdays when school is in session to children 18 years old and younger. Visit to see the full list of distribution sites.

Kids' Kitchen: Duluth's Damiano Center serves boxed meals Monday to Thursday from 3-6 p.m. at the Second Avenue West entrance. The building and other programs are closed except to staff and volunteers preparing meals. Email for more information.

Faith United Methodist Church's food pantry: The Superior church distributes food to Douglas County residents on Tuesdays from 4 -6:30 p.m. at 1531 Hughitt Ave. Walk or drive up.

Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency: The organization's food shelf is open Mondays and Thursdays from 9-11:30 a.m. Pre-made boxes are distributed in the parking lot behind the building at 118 Tower Ave., Superior.

Ruth House: Volunteers serve meals daily behind Ruth House, 632 Grand Ave., Superior, from a concession wagon. Meals are for carryout and are served from 5-5:45 p.m. every day.

Salvation Army: Curbside lunch is available from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 215 S. 27th Ave. W., Duluth. The food shelf is open 1:30-4 p.m. Monday and Thursday at the same location.

Two Harbors Food Shelf: The food shelf hosts curbside food distribution Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the front entrance, 2124 10th St., Two Harbors. There are income guidelines; self-reporting only. Available to all families who reside or work in Lake County and northeastern St. Louis County.

Volunteer Services of Carlton County: The organization is offering groceries to go for people age 60 and older. Call 218-879-9238 to register. Participants place their orders over the phone and volunteers deliver the items to their doors. Volunteers wear protective gloves and do not have contact with participants.

The River Church food ministry: Hot meal and groceries available from 6-7 p.m. Mondays at The River Church, 1902 E. Fourth St., Duluth. Drive into the alley behind the church.

Union Gospel Mission hot meals: The organization is serving full, hot to-go meals curbside. Bagged lunch meals are available noon to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Hot dinner meals are available curbside 4:15-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Union Gospel Mission, 219 E. First St., Duluth.

Personal safety

Free hand sanitizer refills: The Duluth Salvation Army is offering free liquid hand sanitizer refills from 1:30-4 p.m. Monday and Thursday and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, 215 S. 27th Ave. W. Bring your own container; 16-ounce maximum.

Free masks: The Duluth Transit Authority is providing 1,000 masks to the customers and the public while supplies last. A mask will be available to anyone who asks during staffed hours at the Downtown Duluth Transit Center, 228 West Michigan St.


Duluth Salvation Army: For transitional housing, rapid re-housing, rent and utility assistance and other emergency programs, call the Duluth Salvation Army to make an appointment at 218-722-7934.

Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency Inc.: The agency has funding available to assist households impacted by COVID-19 with past due rent, current rent and utilities. Lot rent assistance is available for homeowners. The agency also has hotel vouchers and rapid rehousing funds available for those experiencing homelessness. The funding covers residents of Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, Iron and Price counties, including the city of Superior. Those residing in subsidized housing are not eligible. Contact 715-392-5127 for more information.


Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency, Superior: The program is still taking clients and is fully operational. Families with young children and infants who have had an income change may be eligible for the program. Call 715-394-2750 to apply or to get more information.