The Peace Center is a food distribution center serving individuals in New Prague and the surrounding area. Founded in 1983 and located on the campus of Mayo Clinic Health System in New Prague, Peace Center serves the community by helping nearly 5,000 individuals per year with their everyday needs.
The Peace Center relies on area businesses and individuals for food and monetary donations. Individuals, churches, and civic organizations have been extremely generous over the years with donations of food, clothing, and money to help those who need an occasional helping hand.
Peace Center, Inc.
Food Distribution Center
313 Columbus Ave North
New Prague, MN 56071
Walk-ins are welcome at the Peace Center on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are unable to come during those hours, you may make an appointment to come on Tuesday or Thursdays evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. or the first Saturday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m. For an appointment, call 952-452-2808.
To Make a Donation
Donations of food and other non-perishable items can be dropped off at the Peace Center during regular operating hours. Monetary donations are also gratefully accepted. Please mail checks made out to Peace Center to the above address, to the attention of Noreen Seurer. Because of space constraints, we are not accepting donations of clothing or household items at this time.
To Seek Assistance
Clients are accepted from the Mayo Clinic Health System in New Prague service area and do not need a referral; however you must show proof of residence. Out of town clients are encouraged to use the food shelf in their home communities.