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Where can I get a free or cheap meal?

Campus Kitchen (Minnesota State University, Mankato)

Lunch 4 $--Lunch for a dollar is every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Crossroads Ministries. Generally closed over December and spring breaks.

Address: 331 Dillon Ave., Mankato, MN

Holy Grounds (Centenary United Methodist Church)

Provides a free breakfast Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Address: 501 South Second St., Mankato, MN

Mankato Salvation Army

Free lunch offered seven days a week from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. all year-long. Free bread and bakery items are also distributed during this time.

Address: 700 S. Riverfront Dr., Mankato, MN

Wednesday Night Community Supper

Christ the King Lutheran Church offers a free community supper on most Wednesday nights from September to early May. Supper is served from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address: 222 Pfau St., Mankato, MN


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