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 commited to addressing food insecurity in their local community. Nominate a 2018 March Campaign Food Champion.

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

download printable PDF Food Champion Nomination Form

Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.

We are no longer accepting Good Neighbor nominations for 2019 March Campaign. We will begin accepting nominations for 2020 following this year’s campaign.

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 & Good Neighbors will be celebrated following the March Campaign.

Submit Good Neighbor nominations no later than March 8, 2019 and Food Champion nominations by April 7, 2019.

2018 food champions

LaRayne Jensen - Le Sueur Food Shelf | Troy Lachinski - NACE | Tony Scheet - St. Joseph's Social Care Food Pantry | Jan Schwanke - Springfield Area Food Shelf | Donna Sorter - The Open Door

2018 Food Champion Honorable Mentions

Tom Brown | Tom & Teresa Brunes | Food Rescue Team 4 | Dwight & Pat Grabitske | Kevin Kling | Ron Kamps | Candy Parks | Dan Totushek | Sherry Twedt


2018 good neighbors featured on wcco Radio 830

Deb Adams | Leea Bequette | Mary Pat Blake | Tom & Teresa Brunes | Larry & Alice Hanson | Jill Holter | Michelle Johnson | Claudia Liberko | Fran Lindstrom | John Myhr | Park Rapids Enterprise Newspaper | Sue Redman | Don Ryan | Bob Storlien | Linda Vlieger | Anne Wade | Tricia Warfield | Eli Wollenzien