Open Arms of Minnesota


Your gift tangibly changes the lives of our clients.

A donation to Open Arms directly helps put a delicious, medically tailored meal on the table for someone in your community living with a life-threatening illness. When you give to Open Arms, you make it possible for our vulnerable neighbors to receive nourishing meals free of charge.

Please donate today. All donations are tax deductible. Your support will make an immediate impact on our critically-ill neighbors.


Gift an entire year of meals for a client impacted by a life-threatening illness.


Support six months of meals for one of our critically ill clients.


Gift a month of nourishing meals to help one of our critically ill clients.


Support a week's worth of meals for someone impacted by a life-threatening illness.

Can my employer match my donation? Find out here!

To make a donation via check, please mail to:

Minneapolis Kitchen & Campus
2500 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404

EIN: 41-1681317


Other Ways to Support

Attend a
Fundraising Event

With help from our incredible chefs, we create unforgettable gatherings that celebrate our belief that food is medicine. Visit our events page and join one of our many fundraising events!

Visit Our Online

From t-shirts to coffee mugs, our online shop is chock full of goodies that directly support client meals. Get some swag and hit the town!

Donate Supplies to
Open Arms

In-kind donations help ensure our funding can go directly to our programs. Learn which items we need on a regular basis.

Start a Fundraiser

A third-party fundraising event or starting a fundraiser on Facebook are great ways to support Open Arms. To get started, check out our Third Party Fundraising Toolkit or head to our Facebook Page.

Let Us Cater Your
Next Lunch or Event

Support our clients in an innovative way! Order from our catering menu or hire our skilled team of chefs to cater your next event.

Rent Our Space

From our beautiful conference rooms to our spacious event spaces, Open Arms offers a variety of options for your rental and catering needs! Go HERE for more information and to get started!

More Ways to Support Our Clients

Make an Estate or Planned Gift

Estate or planned gifts allow you to sponsors client meals while preserving the financial goals you have for yourself and your family. Learn more about planned giving HERE

Make A Grant From Your Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

Open Arms of Minnesota gratefully accepts contributions from a donor-advised funds. Checks may be sent to: 

Minneapolis Kitchen & Campus
2500 Bloomington AveMinneapolis, MN 55404

EIN: 41-1681317

Please contact Mary Beth Iverson, 612-677-2568, Director of Individual Giving and Major Gifts, at the time the contribution is requested so we can promptly recognize you for your donation! 

Make a Stock or Mutual Fund Gift

Donating shares of stock or mutual funds can offer tax advantages to you in addition to supporting the mission of Open Arms of Minnesota. When you make a gift of stock to our organization, you avoid the capital gains tax that would be due upon selling the stock. You also receive a charitable tax deduction for the full fair market value of the stock that you’ve owned for more than one year. Additionally, a gift of appreciated stock maximizes your deduction while allowing you to retain your liquidity. Please speak with a professional to determine if a gift of appreciated stock to Open Arms is right for you.

Information to provide your broker:
Open Arms of Minnesota
EIN#: 41-1681317

  • Contact: David Chisholm/Morgan Stanley
  • Phone: 952-921-1985
  • Acct #: 332-124473-197
  • DTC#: 0015 (MS SB Designation)

Information to provide Open Arms:
To ensure that Open Arms can promptly thank you for your gift, please notify us with the details of your securities transfer, including:

  • Donor Name
  • Security name and/or ticker symbol(s)
  • Number of shares or approximate value
  • Broker’s name and contact information

We’re happy to help walk you through the process. Contact Mary Beth Iverson, Director of Individual and Major Gifts, 612-677-2568 for more information.

Sponsor a Customized Tile on Our Walls​

Commemorate your story on a tile that will adorn our kitchen or lobby! Tile options vary by location and size, with price levels ranging from $500 to $5,000. Contact our Director of Individual and Major Gifts, Mary Beth Iverson, via email or at 612-677-2568 for more information.

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Your Gift Will Help Us Serve More Clients!

Together we can continue to meet the increased demand for medically tailored meals with your support! We hope you think of us as you consider your year-end giving. Your donation is a gift of care, compassion, and encouragement!