• Big Lake Food Shelf provides monthly access to food, as well as some additional programs such as holidays, produce days and Freebie Fridays, to Big Lake families who qualify.

    Fare For All  is a great way to save money on quality, nutritious food. The closest monthly distribution point to Big Lake is Central Lutheran Church in Elk River. Check out their Website for dates and times.

    Financial Assistance through Sherburne County You may qualify for WIC, food assistance or another program that can assist your family financially. 

    Sherburne County United Way may be able to help you or your family with finances in many different ways, should you qualify. Contact them for more information.

    TriCap offers Sherburne County families who qualify, many opportunities, including: transportation in Sherburne County, utility assistance, housing resources, assistance with taxes, home repair, home ownership, donated vehicles, etc.

    Free and Reduced Lunch Application at Big Lake Schools Is there a chance your family may qualify for free or reduced lunch? If you qualify, you may also be eligible for other benefits, including possible reduced activity fees. Apply today!

    Summer Meals Food for kids up to 18 is available at Independence Elementary School