Five for Food 2019 – Five years finished – Over $102,000 raised

Five for Food, the annual initiative of the Greater Lake City Community Foundation to raise funds for and community awareness of the Lake City Food Shelf has completed its fifth year by presenting a check to the Lake City Food Shelf for $22,184. Since its inception, Five for Food has provided the Food Shelf $102,435.

With the buying power of the Food Shelf, the funds provided by Five for Food can purchase over $400,000 worth of food and necessities for Food Shelf clients.

Five for Food started with five sponsors contributing $1,000. Sponsor funds were pooled to match contributions from the community. Thirteen sponsors provided $10,000 in 2019.

Thank you to our Sponsors:

  • Ardent Milling
  • Fiesta Foods
  • Lake City Federal Bank
  • Mayo Clinic Health System-Lake City
  • Lake City Masonic Lodge
  • Lake City Lions Club
  • Lake City Rotary Club
  • The Graphic
  • Papa Tronnios
  • Greater Lake City Community Foundation
  • Automation Services
  • Alliance Bank
  • An anonymous donation

If you, your organization or company is interested in being a Five for Food Sponsor in 2020, contact Bruce Carlstrom at: or (651-345-3373)