Host A Toy Drive

Host A Toy Drive!

CEAP is anticipating a shortage of gifts for our Toys of Joy program this year. We need your help to close the gap! Consider hosting a toy drive at your work, faith community or organization today! Click the "Learn More" button for details!

Host A Toy Drive
Join CEAP's Plentiful Produce Co-Op

Join CEAP's Plentiful Produce Co-Op

Interested in receiving an extra 40 pounds of produce this month? For every hour you volunteer to sort produce at CEAP, you'll receive 10 pounds of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs to take home. Volunteer your time sorting and get fresh food in return!

Join CEAP's Plentiful Produce Co-Op
Turning Leaf Thrift Store

Visit Turning Leaf Thrift Store!

Find unique clothing and accessories at CEAP's Turning Leaf Thrift Store. For location, hours, and additional information click the "Learn More" button.

Turning Leaf Thrift Store

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.

  • December Brooklyn Bounty Available!

    December Brooklyn Bounty Available!

    Did you know you can find local free and reduced meals, as well as food distributions, in your area?  Check out CEAP’s December Brooklyn Bounty and the December Anoka County Community Food Calendar for the most current food resources near you.Read More »
  • Help Us Make Spirits Bright!

    Help Us Make Spirits Bright!

    CEAP is need of gifts for our Toys of Joy program!  Through this program we provide over 1,000 families with toys for their children ages 0 to 16.  To help spread the word Channel 12 TV ran the following segment …Read More »
  • Join CEAP’s Plentiful Produce Co-Op

    Join CEAP’s Plentiful Produce Co-Op

    Interested in receiving an extra 40 pounds of produce this month?For every hour you volunteer to sort produce at CEAP, you’ll receive 10 pounds of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs to take home.  Volunteer your time sorting and get fresh …Read More »