Merchants Bank locations in Cottage Grove, Hastings, Rochester, Rosemount, St. Charles and Winona coordinated the 10 Days of Giving from December 1-10. 

Merchants Bank is proud to coordinate this community effort and grateful for any generosity you were able to share during the holiday season.

Click on a Merchants Bank location to learn more about the 10 Days of Giving efforts for a specific community.

The drive benefits the Friends in Need Food Shelf. Monetary donations help ensure that Friends in Need has the flexibility to provide the community’s most needed items.

Your generosity is appreciated and celebrates the true meaning of the holiday season.

2021 Final Totals
Number of food and personal items: 20,836
Dollars: $249

The drive benefits Hastings Family Service. Monetary donations help ensure that Hastings Family Service has the flexibility to provide the community’s most needed items.

Your generosity is appreciated and celebrates the true meaning of the holiday season.
 
2021 Final Totals
Pounds of Food: 1,263
Dollars: $4,410

The food drive benefits the Hometown Resource Center. Monetary donations help ensure that the Hometown Resource Center has the flexibility to provide the community’s most needed items.

Your generosity is appreciated and celebrates the true meaning of the holiday season.
 
2021 Final Totals
Pounds of food: 765
Dollars: $2,309

Winona’s 33rd food drive benefits the food shelf at Winona Volunteer Services. To date, over 4 million pounds of food have been collected, with each dollar being counted as two pounds of food. Thank you to all of our participating organizations

Your generosity is appreciated and celebrates the true meaning of the holiday season.
 
2021 Final Totals
Pounds of food: 19,006
Dollars: $126,578
Total pounds: 272,162

Congratulations, Rochester, on your first 10 Days of Giving! The drive benefits the Channel One Regional Food Bank.

Monetary donations help ensure that Channel One has the flexibility to provide the community’s most needed items. Your generosity is appreciated and celebrates the true meaning of the holiday season.

2021 Final Total:

$600 - This provides about 2,100 meals to those in need!


The drive benefits 360 Communities-Rosemount Family Resource Center. Monetary donations help ensure that Rosemount Family Resource Center has the flexibility to provide the community’s most needed items.

Your generosity is appreciated and celebrates the true meaning of the holiday season.

2021 Final Totals

Number of personal items: 45
Dollars: $300



10 Days of Giving food drive is sponsored by Merchants Bank on behalf of Winona Volunteer Services in Winona, Hometown Resource Center in St. Charles, Hastings Family Service in Hastings, Friends in Need Food Shelf in Cottage Grove, 360 Communities-Rosemount Family Resource Center in Rosemount and Channel One Regional Food Bank in Rochester.