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What We Do

Mulberry Street Cafe

The Mulberry St. Cafe is a United Way funded program that prepares and delivers more than 165,000 meals a year to meal sites across the metro. Meal sites are located in Polk County neighborhoods where poverty levels range from 25% to 33% (U.S. Census- 2000). The program provides on-the-job training and employment for up to 15 homeless men and women each year. This program is staffed and operated by CISS.

Our Impact This Year

  • Number of People Served This Year


  • Lbs harvested from Mulberry Farms & Food This Year


  • Polk County
    Polk County
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