10 Days of Giving

We are proud to be able to give back to our community, and humbled by the generosity of our customers and the communities who make the 10 Days of Giving drive so successful. 

More than 4 Million Pounds of Food Collected Since 1989

Merchants Bank locations in Cottage Grove, Hastings, Rochester, Rosemount, St. Charles and Winona coordinated the 10 Days of Giving from December 1-10. Join us next holiday season in an effort to make sure no one goes hungry in our communities. 

Click on a Merchants Bank location below to see the total results from 2021's 10 Days of Giving drive in each community.

Cottage Grove

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

Hastings

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

Rochester

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!

Rosemount

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

St. Charles

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

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

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.

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