ST. CLOUD - The Norman C. Skalicky Foundation and the Central Minnesota Community Foundation announced today that they raised nearly $110,000 for area food shelves during the Community Charity Challenge in 2011.

This total includes a $50,000 match from the Norman C. Skalicky Foundation and brings the challenge total over the past decade to nearly a million dollars.

The funds will go toward the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities and St. Joseph food shelves.