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Welcome to the Pine River-Backus Family Center!

Mission-Values: "Strengthening Families and Building a Strong Community” 
Vision:  “All families have what they need to reach their full potential and contribute to their community” Our work at the Family Center is guided by the following values; respect, integrity, compassion and honesty.

It's our goal to provide local children and their families the support they need to function as strong, healthy family units. We offer a variety of services, programs and opportunities for families...please browse our site to see how we may be of service to you. We'd love to meet you! Feel free to stop by or contact us at 218-587-4292!

Be the Hero - Fight Hunger

Pine River Area Food Shelf will be participating in this year’s Minnesota FoodShare Campaign. All monetary and food donations will be proportionately matched by MN Food Share. Every donation counts! All donations made to the Pine River Area Food Shelf between March 1st and April 10th will count toward our goals and help feed our neighbors. We need your help and here are many ways you can support the Pine River Area Food Shelf this month:

  • Attend Soups & Sweets March 28th 4 – 6pm
  • Support the Boy Scouts Food Drive on March 28th
  • Pack the Pews at your congregation during the weekend of March 20th – 22nd
  • Make a monetary or food donation to the Food Shelf through this website or at the Food Shelf location.
  • Participate in a fund/food drive that a business or work place is hosting.
  • Share our Facebook page with family and friends.

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