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The new Raven Food Ministry relies on volunteers to collect, sort and pass out food for families in need. Connie Vandermay/Focus

New Perham food ministry helps area families in need

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The new Raven Food Ministry at Northwoods Assembly of God Church in Perham has been handing out an estimated $3,000 worth of food every week to families in need.


The ministry is just six weeks old and serves an av-erage of 75 people a week.

"It went so much bigger and faster than anticipated," Northwoods minister Dirk Currier said in an interview.

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