to join CAER at one of our many events throughout the year. From food drives to 5K's to online fundraising challenges, there's always something happening at CAER.


Support CAER during Minnesota Food Share Month  March 1 through April 12.


The more food and financial donations received throughout the month, the more funding CAER receives. Challenge your neighbors, businesses, and organizations to a ‘food fight’ and collect for CAER!








Lazy Leprechaun 5k for CAER Food Shelf

Join in the 5K Fun Run for CAER for Saturday, March 21!

Check out the new location, a new route – a fun event for a great cause!

Register before March 5th to be sure to get a T-Shirt.


CLICK HERE for more information and registration. 

Empty Bowls for CAER Food Shelf

Gather together 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 at the Holiday Inn in Otsego to support your local CAER during the 5th annual Empty Bowl for CAER event.


In exchange for a free will cash donation, guests will be served soup and bread and will be able to choose a handcrafted bowl. Holiday Inn is located at 9200 Quaday Ave NE, Otsego.


The event is sponsored by Otsego Parks and Recreation Department and the Holiday Inn.

Amazon Smile to Contribute to CAER

If you're shopping on Amazon, consider using Amazon Smile to help support CAER!

When you choose Community Aid of Elk River as your charitable organization,

the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to CAER! 

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