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Volunteer’s Corner

27,513 pounds from the Postal Food Drive!

On Saturday the 13th, the Postal carrier’s national food drive was held. Thanks to Burnsville and Savage postal carriers, the Fruit of the Vine Food Shelf collected 27,513 lbs. of non-perishable food. Apple Valley Post office contributed 521 lbs as well, but opted out of the national drive. Thanks to the Allstate Peterbilt Group for…

U.S. Postal National Food Drive on Saturday May 13th

U.S. Postal National Food Drive is on Saturday May 13th and we are getting excited! The Fruit of the Vine Food Shelf will be hosting the postal carriers from Burnsville, Burnsville Rural routes and Apple Valley Post Office. Once again, the Allstate Peterbilt Group (www.allstatepeterbiltgroup.com) is providing two 53’ trailers to store collected nonperishable foods during…

March Campaign – It’s a wrap!

We are very grateful and encouraged by those who chose to donate to Vineyard Community Services (VCS) and Fruit of the Vine Food Shelf (FOTV) during the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. Your donation will help many of our “Neighbors” with much needed food during a difficult time in their life. In Addition you helped us…

We had a great night at the Spring Spree!

Click HERE to see our 2017 Spring Spree Gallery Last Saturday, March 18th was the annual Spring Spree Fund Raising Event for Vineyard Community Services (“VCS”). This family friendly night was full of fun, good food, and many supporters and volunteers. I must say, it turned out even better than I envisioned!  I had so much…

The Spring Spree is only days away!

It looks like the evening is starting to really come together. As of right now, we have three “Gold” sponsors, one “Silver” sponsor, Best Buy provided a 50″ Smart TV for the Raffle, and our team is in the process of distributing 250 seating tickets! We can still use some silent auction donations to make the…

Minnesota FoodShare’s March Campaign

For more than 30 years, Minnesota FoodShare’s March Campaign has provided more than half the food distributed by 300 food shelves throughout the state. This annual grassroots food and fund drive is the only statewide effort where every dollar donated goes directly to food shelves to purchase food for the hungry but it’s benefit doesn’t…

2017 Spring Spree is March 18th at 6pm

Vineyard Community Services of Burnsville, Minnesota announced the March 18th 2017 Annual Spring Spree fundraising event that is focused on a family fun evening with the following show details: Family Friendly entertainment with featured comedian D.W. Surine at 7pm. DW’s comedy has been seen in a wide variety of clubs and corporate events, ranging from design firms to daycare…

Notice of Change

FOTV Senior and Mobility Challenged/Disabled Services  beginning March 1st, 2017 Beginning March 1st Senior and Mobility Challenged/Disabled Distribution, which takes place Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, will change its services to include Neighbors 60 years of age and older only. All other neighbors are welcome to the General Distributions on Tuesdays from…

If words could be enough…

It’s the end of another year; our supporters and volunteers have once again met the mission and vision of our organization and delivered more than groceries to our Neighbors. Words cannot express our deep thanks and gratitude. Without you, we could not make the impact and have changed lives of individuals and families. Because of…