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Minnesota Lynx Player, Rebekkah Brunson volunteers, you can too!

Growing A Stronger Community

CEAP, Community Emergency Assistance Programs, was founded in 1970 as a food shelf responding to the growing need for human services in Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. CEAP now serves Northwest Hennepin and Anoka Counties. CEAP empowers our neighbors in need by providing basic needs and personalized support to help them establish their path to stability and independence.

  • Volunteer Spotlight – Glen & Dorothy!

    Volunteer Spotlight – Glen & Dorothy!

    Spring Into Action like Glen & Dorothy Lieder! Dorothy has been with us since the beginning. She started volunteering at CEAP, when it was still located in the St. Alphonsus Church basement over 25 years ago. Dorothy and her friend …Read More »
  • Volunteer Spotlight – Eunice Sweeney

    Volunteer Spotlight – Eunice Sweeney

    Spring Into Action like Eunice!  Eunice Sweeney joined the CEAP family almost 8 years ago when a dear friend asked her to start volunteering out in the community together. Upon her friend’s recommendation, they both started volunteering in the Turning …Read More »
  • The April Brooklyn Bounty and Anoka County Food Resources are here!

    The April Brooklyn Bounty and Anoka County Food Resources are here!

    Did you know you can find local free and reduced meals, as well as food distributions, in your area?  Check out CEAP’s Brooklyn Bounty  and  Anoka County Food Resources  for information on distributions, meals, and resources.Read More »