Bring a donation to Target Holidazzle where volunteers will be collecting food and cash donations both before the parade and during the parade when the Circus Train chugs down Nicollet Mall.
Help take a bite out of hunger by texting 'BITE' to 85944 to donate $10 to the Emergency Food Network.
The Ameriprise Financial Food and Cash Drive accepts monetary donations and nonperishable food including: dry cereal, canned fruits and vegetables, soup, peanut butter, canned tuna and chicken, sugar, flour, rice, pasta, boxed meals, and personal-care items.
The 2012 Ameriprise Financial Food and Cash Drive is striving to collect a combined 20,000 dollars and pounds of food. Again this year Ameriprise Financial will match cash and food donations up to $20,000.
Since 1998 the Ameriprise Financial Food and Cash Drive has raised over 450,000 dollars and pounds of food at Target Holidazzle, providing over 1.2 million meals to Minnesotans, many of them children.