What is Meals for Minneapolis?

Meals for Minneapolis started nine years ago. Since then, students, staff, and volunteers have packed over 225,000 meals that were delivered to local food shelves. In addition, Maranatha families have connected with family and friends to help raise over $600,000 to help further the school's mission of developing co-creators of tomorrow, grounded in Christian faith.

At Maranatha, we pride ourselves on being innovative with a Christ-focused mission. Meals for Minneapolis is our way of involving friends and family of MCA in an amazing outreach and fundraiser for the school. We encourage our families to reach out to their networks to support this amazing event. Getting involved is easy, click here to be connected to our fundraising website.

The need for this outreach is more relevant today than ever before, and with the help of our students and volunteers, Maranatha has set a goal to pack 50,000 meals for Twin Cities' food shelves. In addition, we will raise funds to provide resources for our students and further our mission of excellent Christian education.

This event is the only school-wide fundraiser of the year and is not only efficient for families, but also gives students a great chance to work together and show the love of God to others.

Meals for Minneapolis Packing Schedule


Event Sponsor:

Maranatha Christian Academy Meals for Minneapolis

Fundraising Website

Sponsorship Opportunities


To Donate to Meals for Minneapolis, visit the Fundraising Website and click on the "Donate" button.

Donations will be accepted from Monday, October 18 through Friday, November 19, 2021.


It takes a lot of great people doing great things to make the Meals for Minneapolis outreach and fundraiser a success. We would love for you to join out team and help us reach this year's goals of packing 50,000 meals for local food shelves and raising $100,000 for Maranatha Christian Academy.

To sign up, please click here.

How to Raise Money

It is simple, really! People want to support a great event like Meals for Minneapolis, which benefits both Maranatha and the local community. It really just takes a few simple steps:

  • Set up your family's fundraising website.
    • Visit Maranatha's Meals for Minneapolis Fundraising Site by clicking here. Then click the Participate button and follow the instructions.
  • Invite friends, family, coworkers, and anyone else to support this amazing event by clicking your custom link.
    • Invitations can be done in multiple ways, including email, social media, or texts.
  • That's it. It's simple, quick, and effective.

Meals for Minneapolis 2020 was a tremendous success. With food shelves experiencing a 65% increase in demand, the meals packed by MCA students and volunteers were more important and impactful than ever before. This event would not have been possible without a unified effort from all of our families, event day volunteers, and students. A special thank you to Michael Matheson and his sponsorship of this event yet again this year.