October 2020 | Newsletter
Feed the Valley Cook's Challenge - At Home Edition - Newsletter Takeover!
We invite you to join us for this year's Feed the Valley from the comfort of your home - for free - on Friday, October 30 from 7 to 7:30 p.m.!

It's easy to participate:

  • Watch our brief and mission-focused program, hosted by Janel Hutton from NellieBellie.com and Tracy Maki, CEO, on a computer or tablet. We'll feature community stories and share why it's so important to give to Valley Outreach.

  • Make a donation. There a number of ways to give before and during the event … keep reading to learn more!
Support Valley Outreach &
You Could Win a Box of Bakes!
We invite you to participate and give in a number of ways. Do any of the following by Oct. 26 and you'll be entered to win a box of Milly's Kitchen Madness and Bakes!

Bonus: You'll get text messages to keep you up-to-date on event-related activities by doing any of the above!

Can I donate a different way?
No problem! Just contact Kelly.Unger@valleyoutreachmn.org (651.342.5564). Kelly can help you pay by check, stock, or a gift vehicle like a donor-advised fund.

More about the Milly's Kitchen Madness and Bakes contest.
If you've already donated, made a purchase, made a bid or signed in, you're already entered! The winner will be notified Wednesday, Oct. 28 for pick-up on Friday, Oct. 30 between 5 and 6:30 p.m. Milly's Kitchen Madness and Bakes creates delicious CSB—Community Supported Bakes*—for those of you who love the baked goods enough to subscribe to them.
*Think CSA but with bakes!

What about dinner on event night?
We encourage you to make any of the featured recipes from fabulous local foodies and chefs! Videos and printable recipes for pantry-friendly recipes featuring honey and garlic are available on our event site.

  • Janel Hutton - Rosemary Honey Moscow Mule
  • Chef Paul Mahoney - Garlic Honey Chicken
  • Chef Orlando Castro - Tropical Chicken Kebab
  • Chef Maggie Wescott - Maple-Mustard Carrots & Apples
  • Chef Bernice Reyes - One Pot Pasta Meal

If cooking isn't an option for you (we get it!), please get take-out from your favorite local restaurant and tune into our program video. You can make these recipes anytime at your convenience.
Thank you, Sponsors!
We've got more than 20 sponsors for our event this year, with Bluestone Physician Services as our lead Master Chef Sponsor ($5000+)! Check out all of our generous sponsors on our event site.
COVID-19 Response Update
Is your building open to the public yet? No. We're continuing to focus on distributing food through our drive-up service model and providing phone support right now. We're also accepting food and clothing donations through a drive-up model on Monday and Wednesday from noon to 3 p.m. Our team is looking toward the future and developing plans to reopen when we can do so in the safest manner possible for our clients, donors, volunteers and staff.
Are you accepting donations? Yes. We're accepting clothing and food donations though a drive-up, no-contact model on Monday and Wednesday from noon to 3 p.m. We're also accepting financial donations online and via the mail.
Do you need volunteers? Yes, please! Check out our website for more details. We'll be adding more volunteer opportunities regularly.
Drive-up Service Hours
M/W/F - 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
T/Th - 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Drive-up Donation Hours
M/W - noon to 3 p.m.
Valley Outreach
1911 Curve Crest Blvd. West
Stillwater, Minnesota 55082

Call Us: 651-430-2739