For some, visiting a pantry once a month for groceries just isn't enough, especially during the summer months when families may need more food support. "For many of the families that have children that are on the reduced or free school meal programs, there are no replacements here in Ozaukee County," [...]
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Dustin has recently joined the Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin family as the new volunteer coordinator at the Appleton Food Bank. Why did you choose to work at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin? I've been a part of nonprofits in the past and really love the mission of Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. Being able to [...]
At the third annual Feed the Body, Feed the Soul bulk repack event sponsored by Oshkosh Corporation, roughly 900 volunteers gathered at the Menominee Nation Arena to pack staple foods for local pantries while listening to live music. Volunteers from Oshkosh Corporation, schools, local companies and the community joined Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin staff [...]
Take Your Child to Work Day is a fun event where children get to experience the day-to-day work their parents or guardians do. Northwestern Mutual wanted to use the day to show how important philanthropy is to their company and included an activity where they could give back. Children wrote inspiration quotes and drew [...]
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has been fortunate to depend on Bridget’s support for the past nine years. Bridget was introduced to the organization in 2010 when she became an intern in the development department while studying at Alverno College. Now graduated, Bridget works in the nonprofit sector of Milwaukee in community affairs and fund [...]
There's only a few days left to participate in Walmart's Fight Hunger, Spark Change Campaign. Help the one in ten people in eastern Wisconsin facing hunger by simply shopping at your local Walmart or Sams Club store. For every participating product purchased, the equivalent of one meal will be donated to [...]
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin operates a number of outreach programs, providing healthy, nutritious food for those facing hunger. Thanks to Bank of Luxemburg, three pantries recently received additional fresh produce to be distributed in their pantries. Lakeshore CAP in Sturgeon Bay, Kewaunee County Food Pantry in Kewaune, and Manna for Life [...]
A woman recently stopped at the Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin food bank looking for help. She apologized before asking, and made it clear that she didn’t know where else to turn. It was obvious that she was tired and desperate. In her arms, she held a tiny little baby named “Rose.” Rose looked very [...]
The Automobile Deals Association of Mega Milwaukee, or ADAMM, held their sixth annual "Change Your Oil, Change Lives" campaign benefiting Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin which raised enough funds to provide 275,079 meals. For every oil change that happened from December to March, ADAMM donated $1 to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. Customers also had the [...]
It’s been an amazing season thus far for the Milwaukee Bucks and we couldn’t be more excited to show our support. The Bucks are more than just talent on the court, they’ve made a significant impact on the community and our mission to solving hunger. Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer [...]