COVID-19 Grocery Shopping Service

COVID-19 Grocery Shopping Service

If you are homebound because of illness, physically isolating, or quarantine and need assistance with shopping for groceries, FSR can match you with a volunteer to shop for you.


This service is available to residents of Olmsted County.

The fee for this service is $10.00 per shopping trip.

How it works:

  1.  Fill out the online form provided below. The form asks for delivery and contact information. You use this form to submit your grocery shopping list.

    1.  In placing your order, please include the item you want; a preferred brand; and quantity. When possible shoppers will purchase the preferred brand.
    2.  You may also request this service by calling 507-218-3267 

  2. Family Service Rochester staff will contact you to confirm order and take payment of $10.

    1. Forms of payment accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

  3. A volunteer will then be matched to your request.

    1. Family Service Rochester staff will email or phone you with the name of the volunteer matched to your request.
    2.  Volunteer will then reach out to you to set up a time to pick up payment for shopping.
    3. All volunteers have background checks and COVID-19 screening for health and safety.

  4. Your grocery shopping will be completed and delivered within 24-48 hours requests submitted during the work week

    1. Requests submitted after 3pm Fridays and before 8am Mondays may require additional time to fulfill.

  5. IMPORTANT NOTE: You must submit a new order each time you request this service

Grocery Order Form

Indicate each item you need purchased. For example: laundry detergent, green beans, hamburger, etc. You may indicate a preferred brand but the shopper will purchase what is available.

This service is available to residents of Olmsted County.