“A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest–and poverty will come on you like a bandit.” –Proverbs 6:10,11 As I read this scripture I can’t help but think of those people who feel helpless and trapped in poverty. In these days of difficult economic times some people have actually […]
There has been a lot of work by some very talented people going into the setup and validation of the new online registration system. Pine City started for three months and now Breckenridge, MN and Spooner, WI have been added. We are really excited to have this up and running although it may not be […]
So yummy they’ll come back for more!
As I prayed in recent days I began to think about all the people in the world going without food. Children suffering and dying. Refugees living in terrible unsanitary conditions. It is hard to imagine that they walk for days and go to start a new life with just the clothes on their backs. Yes, […]
We are still looking for nominations to Ruby’s Hall of Hearts! All of our volunteers are great; however, we all know someone who goes above and beyond … that person who can be counted on to go the extra mile. To nominated someone to Ruby’s Hall of Hearts that person must have 5 years of experience with Ruby’s […]
A number of people have contacted us lately about this picture that was put on Facebook from the Brainerd, MN distribution. Each month they make a display of the food that was sent to their distribution site then take a picture. They started doing this a long time ago for their own promotion and when we […]
Advance Online Registration is being tried in Pine City, MN and now we have also added Breckenridge, MN and Spooner, WI. It has been operational in Pine City, MN the past three months. We have had some glitches, which, thankfully, have all been resolved. Online Preregistration is available at the Ruby’s Pantry website five days before the distribution for any […]
Recently a good Samaritan dropped off a couple of cases of chicken and a bag of potatoes on the door step of a large family. It was a wonderful thought and gesture. Surely it was well intended. However, they left it on the door step because there was no one home. It was extremely hot […]
You won’t believe it’s low carb!
We have hit a snag in our plan for the new freezer being built on to our building in North Branch which we so desperately need. The price to build appears to be about $200,000 higher than we anticipated.