Pathways is a program that has been developed to help students with special needs build independent and competitive work skills.  With that main goal, one of the work areas that have been set up is the food and clothing distribution center.  With this role, they are a support system for District 11 staff who have identified families in need of these basic items.  

Pathways also functions as a clothing closet, a career closet, and food shelf.  If you have needs please contact a Homeless Education Lead.

763-433-4612

Pathways & Family Welcome Center Items Needed
Coon Rapids Family Center Mall
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Drop off Time: 7:00am-2:30pm. 

Pathways Mission: Pathways is a program that has been developed to help students with special needs build independent and competitive work skills.  With that main goal, one of the work areas that have been set up is the food and clothing distribution center.  With this role, they are a support system for District 11 staff who have identified families in need of these basic items.  Request forms for food and clothing have been developed so staff can quickly complete the information, e-mail the request to Pathways.Food.Clothing@anoka.k12.mn.us, the orders are filled and prepared for shipment back to the requesting staff person.

Check donations accepted. 

Please make check out to AHEF- HOPE- Memo can be Homeless or HOPE Project

Memo:  Homeless (if you would like the funds to go directly to homeless youth and families)

Memo:  HOPE (if you would like the funds to go directly to any student with economic hardship regardless if they are homeless or not)

Cans-pull tops preferred

•Canned meats

•Canned fruit

•Canned vegetables

•Canned beans

•Boxed dinners

•Soups

•Any pasta

•Spaghetti Sauce

•Peanut butter

•Dried beans

•Rice

•Diapers

•Formula

•Wipes

•Baby food

•Packages plastic silverware sets

•Soap

•Deodorant

•Shampoo/Conditioner

•Toothpaste

•Toothbrush

•Tampons and pads

•Tissue

•Toilet paper

•Dishwashing soap

•Laundry detergent

•Towels and washcloths

•Can openers

•Granola bars

•Cereal

•Chapstick 

•Hand sanitizer

•Plastic storage bags-Gallon, quart and sandwich

•Garbage bag

•Hangers

•Snowpants

•Coats

•Mittens

•Hats

•Scarves

•Gift Cards – Target, Wal-Mart, Grocery Stores, Gas Stations