• Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe--Emergency Assistance (Food Shelf)—District 1, Onamia, MN
    Open daily, from 8:00am to 5:00 pm, but closed for lunch (12:00-1:00 pm)—due to COVID precautions, please schedule an appointment at, 320-532-4181 or call Roberta Sam at 320-630-8362 or the Coordinator at 320-362-4672.
  • Ruby’s Pantry
    Ruby’s Pantry distributes food at Pop-Up Pantry locations across MN & WI. There is no income or residency requirement and for a $20 bundle donation you will receive an abundance of groceries.

    Onamia – Open on the 2nd Monday of the month, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, at the Lion’s Community Center.

    See link for more locations, calendar and more:

  • Family Pathways (Food Shelf)—Onamia, MN
    Open Monday & Wednesdays @ 12:00-5:00 pm and Fridays @ 10:00am-3:00pm. Phone: 320-532-7665.
  • Garrison Area Care Givers Food—Garrison, MN
    Open Tuesday & Thursdays @ 1:00-5:00 pm. Phone: 320-692-5399.
  • Fare for All—Onamia, MN
    The first Wednesday of month, at the Onamia’s Vet’s Club. Go to or call 763-450-3880 for more information. Fees: Bread—free; fruit/vegetable boxes–$10; meat boxes–$26 and holiday packages available as well.


  • Tri-Cap (transportation services):
    Provides round-trip rides within Mille Lacs county for a fee of only $6. Call 888-765-5597 or 320-251-1612 for more information.

Domestic Violence Resources


  • Check eligibility guidelines - most band members qualify!

  • Fill out application

  • Turn into your local Aanjibimaadizing office