Food Champions & WCCO Good Neighbors

Know someone who goes the extra mile to support their local food shelf or tackle food insecurity in innovative and impactful ways?

WCCO Radio celebrates Good Neighbors. Help them celebrate individuals and groups who are improving food access in your neighborhood by nominating a Good Neighbor.

Listen to WCCO Radio for special March Campaign Good Neighbor Award winners presented by POPP Communications.

Minnesota FoodShare Food Champions are committed to addressing food insecurity in their local community. Nominate a March Campaign Food Champion.

Food Champions will be announced at March Campaign celebrations and as final results are released.

Applications for 2020 Food Champions will be available in late 2019.

We will begin accepting nominations for 2020 Good Neighbors in late 2019.

Tune in to WCCO 830AM radio Monday-Friday at 7:52 am, 12:40 pm, and 5:50 pm to hear Good Neighbor recognitions live or listen to recordings in the Good Neighbor Hall of Fame.

2019 food champions

John Kokesh - ICA, Minnetonka

Ron Barber - Channel One Food Shelf, Rochester

Sue Hanebuth - Neighbors, Inc., South St. Paul

2019 Food Champion Honorable Mentions

Volunteer Crew - Catholic Charities Emergency Service, St. Cloud | Faith Lutheran Church, Blackduck - Northome Community Food Shelf | Moving to End Hunger Committee - Two Harbors Area Food Shelf | Shari Koll - Springfield Area Food Shelf


2019 good neighbors featured on wcco Radio 830

Anastasia Miller | Becky Torberg | Chris Leaf | Christopher North | Corinne Bahe | Gretchen & David Lommen | James Beukelman | Jerry Benson | Joan Rheineck | Kathy Bongard | Kevin James Giffin | Kristen Smith | LaVern Rod | Mary Latta | Mike Shol | Nancy Dickinson | Northome School, K-12 | Phyllis Rusley | Ray Bailer | Riz Mulla | Schwan’s Company | Shirley & Dave Mork | Steve Bougie | Tom Theis | Tom Weber