Beginning Wednesday, July 1, grab and go meal pickup will no longer be available for families.
School meals will still be provided for students who are on-site in summer school and school-age care programs.
Summer food packs and school supplies for 2020-2021 school year
School Supply Registration Information for the 2020-2021 School Year:
The Rangers Supporting Rangers School Supply Program assists families in the district who have a financial need by providing backpacks and school supplies to their students. Rangers Supporting Rangers is currently accepting registrations from families with students attending Forest Lake Area Schools for the 2020-2021 school year. Online registration closes June 30, 2020. After June 30, 2020, please contact Tracy Angelo at email@example.com or 651-982-8110 to register.
Backpacks and school supplies will be available before school starts in August at the school your student attends. Watch for an email from your school with more information later this summer.
To register for this program:
Please click on this LINK and register for the school your student will be attending during the 2020-2021 school year.
Information to help support this program:
Rangers Supporting Rangers is a 501(c)(3) organization. Financial donations are tax deductible and 100% of donations are used to support this project. Rangers Supporting Rangers is a volunteer organization. This program is entirely funded by grants and private donations.
Rangers Supporting Rangers (RSR) Summer Weekly Food Pack Program
Rangers Supporting Rangers (RSR) is currently providing weekly food packs for families who indicate that they are interested by completing the RSR Summer Food Pack Interest Form. Food packs are available for families to pick up Monday through Friday at the following school district buildings:
- Lino Lakes Elementary (8am-4pm)
- Wyoming Elementary (6am-6pm)
- Education Center at 943 SW 9th Avenue in Forest Lake (6am-6pm).
YMCA Food Distribution
YMCA Food Distribution: The Forest Lake YMCA is partnering with Loaves & Fishes and UnitedHealth Group to serve free healthy meals to families in need.
Families may pick up food from Noon – 1pm Monday through Friday and choose a meal package for a family of four including a protein, vegetables and other fresh food. Also, lunch bags with a sandwich, snacks and fruit are available.
Resources for Families in Need
Low Cost Internet and Phone
Mental Health Resources
Domestic Violence Resources
Housing Search Resources
Emergency Housing Resources
Other local resources
We're here to help
We recognize that this pandemic situation is creating new hardships for many families. This list on this page may help you find resources that may be helpful for you and your family during this time. In addition, if you or your family is struggling, please feel free to reach out to your school counselor or dean.
Is stress from COVID-19 getting you down? Our school counselors have created a website to help alleviate stress with calming activities anyone can do from home, and links to community resources for families who are struggling.
Ways You Can Help
The organizations below are serving our community and in need of volunteer and financial help. If you have the resources and time to help, we encourage you to get involved.
Family PathwaysDonations:Cash donations are always welcome but food donations are preferred at this time as the sources Family Pathways purchases from are getting low on supplies. Check this list of most needed items. In addition, breakfast and snack items are needed for the Rangers Supporting Rangers weekly food pack program.Volunteers:Healthy individuals, without high-risk factors, are needed to help families get the items they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. To find out more about volunteering and/or to access a volunteer application, click here.For more information, visit Family Pathways COVID-10 Response.Locations in the Forest Lake Area School District:Forest Lake: 935 Lake Street S., Forest Lake MN 55025Wyoming: 26816 Kettle River Blvd., Wyoming MN 55092