Prairie Island Indian Community and Treasure Island Resort & Casino are collecting non-perishable foods to assist federal workers during the partial government shutdown, according to a news release. Food will be collected at Treasure Island Center in St Paul and at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Welch.

Two groups will distribute the items: Second Harvest Heartland serving the greater Minneapolis/Saint Paul area and Channel One Regional Food Bank serving southeast Minnesota.

“We are committed to collecting food and helping those federal workers until the government shutdown is over,” Prairie Island Indian Community Tribal Council President Shelley Buck said in a statement.

Individuals that drop off non-perishable food items of $5 or more between noon and 5 p.m. will receive a voucher for $10 in free play from Treasure Island Resort & Casino.


Drop off locations and hours:

Treasure Island Center

Treasure Island Resort & Casino office Level 3, 400 Wabasha St N, St Paul, MN 55102. Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m.


Treasure Island Resort & Casino

Promotions Desk, 5734 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN 55089. Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m.