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Make a difference during Radio for Relief!

This Friday, March 24, 2023 from 7 am to 10 am is our 18th Annual Radio For Relief broadcast to benefit the Kandiyohi County Food Shelf.

Listen in as we broadcast from our Lakeland Broadcasting studios and share about donations to help people in our communities that struggle with food insecurity.

Be ready to donate online during the broadcast on this Radio For Relief page or at

Your $20 donation can purchase almost $200 of food.

Donations will be matched online

-7:30 am – 8 am up to $2,000 thanks to Quist Wealth Management

-8 am – 8:30 am up to $2,000 thanks to Heritage Exteriors and Restoration

-8:30 am – 9 am up to $2,500 thanks to Lake Region Bank

-9 am – 10 am up to $2,500 thanks to the AG Church in Willmar

Thanks for your help this Friday with Lakeland Broadcasting and our Radio For Relief Corporate Partner, Jennie-O Turkey Store.

You can donate online by clicking the link below.

Together, we can make a BIG impact on our local community.


Thank you for considering a donation.

You can also mail your donation to: Kandiyohi County Food Shelf, 624 Pacific Ave SW, Willmar, MN, 56201 (Radio For Relief on the memo line)

or contact the Kandiyohi County Food Shelf to schedule a time to deliver it on your own.

 If you're a business, organization or church, please submit your collection totals via e-mail to so that we can include them during our broadcast and possibly set up a time to pre-record an interview about your collection.

Thanks to our corporate partner




Kandiyohi County Food Shelf

The Kandiyohi County Food Shelf has been helping Kandiyohi County residents since 1982.

In 2022, the Kandiyohi County Food Shelf helped an average of 500 families a month and distributed over 420,000 lbs of food. 

Cash is King at the Food Shelf!

A $20 donation can help to purchase almost $200 worth of food through their Food Bank, Second Harvest Heartland.


Shoppers can receive one food order per month. Items might include, dairy, produce, deli items, canned fruits & vegetables, grains, proteins, snacks, baking & cooking, packaged dinners, frozen meat.

Financial Support: The Kandiyohi County Food Shelf relies on donations from individuals, churches, businesses, civic groups and grants to continue serving the community.

Local support includes:

36% Individuals

22% Businesses

20% Churches

15% Grants

4% Civic Organizations

3% Trusts and Memorials

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Kandiyohi County Food Shelf provides the opportunity for neighbors to come together through donations, fundraising, food drives and volunteering to provide for the hungry. 

36% served are children under 18 years old. 

8% served are over 65 years of age or older

5% are homeless