ST. CLOUD -- The Charity Challenge for our area food shelves is back this holiday season. The Norman C. Skalicky Foundation and the Central Minnesota Community Foundation are partnering for the 19th annual Charity Challenge.

They'll be matching donations up to $150,000 for three area food shelves:
Catholic Charities, PO Box 2390, St. Cloud, MN 56302

Salvation Army, 500 U.S. Highway 10 S., St. Cloud, MN, 56304

St. Joseph Community Food Shelf, PO Box 384, St. Joseph, MN, 56374

Donations need to be received by December 31st. Contributions should be sent directly to the food shelf of your choice to the attention of "Food Shelf Charity Challenge".

Last year, over $620,000 was raised during the Charity Challenge.