Peanut butter is one of the most sought-after items at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. Along with being rich in protein, it is also easy enough for children to make a sandwich by themselves if their parents or guardians aren’t available and can be consumed for breakfast, lunch and dinner. And what’s peanut butter without [...]
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With the holidays well behind us, we have seen a strong decline in the number of volunteers who are coming through the doors of our Appleton and Milwaukee food banks each day. However, there are still thousands of people in Wisconsin that need hearty and healthy meals. When you volunteer with Feeding America Eastern [...]
Most Saturday mornings you will find Warren Dugan helping sort food to ensure quality and safety. He has even taken on the volunteer role of helping lead larger groups. Warren attends Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin fundraising events, like the Grateful Plate Gala, but wants to see his contribution through to the end. To Warren, [...]
Giannis Antetokounmpo serves dessert at the 2019 Coach Bud's Assists for Hunger Dinner. The Milwaukee Bucks are more than just talent on the court; they’ve made a significant impact on the community and our mission to solve hunger. Coach Mike Budenholzer, or Coach Bud as we affectionately call him, and the Bucks [...]
Mae turns to the Greater Galilee Senior Meal Program to provide healthy food for her brother. It’s a busy and bustling morning at the Greater Galilee Senior Meal Program led by Greater Galilee Baptist Church in partnership with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. The program was developed to ensure seniors have access to [...]
Founders of Springdale Farms Peter and Bernadette Seely Down in the dirt, bacteria and microbes are providing nutrients to plants while up on the ground, the staff at Springdale Farm works to provide nutritious food to families in Wisconsin. The Plymouth, WI farm—the first-ever community supported agriculture (CSA) in the state—was established [...]
Food insecurity has a huge impact on the overall health of the individual. Many people who use food pantries live in households where members of the family have a disease like high blood pressure or diabetes that could be helped by a diet that includes fresh fruits and vegetables. In order for pantries to [...]
As part of a city-wide initiative to live healthier in Algoma, WI, the Kewaunee County Food Pantry hosted a four-part series of nutrition classes on crock pot cooking. The most recent session, appropriately named “Rock Out with Your Crock Out,” was the third time the program was offered and taught by Laura Apfelbeck, an [...]
From Left to Right: Elizabeth Kay, Sierra Cruz, David Jensen, Filumena Muro, Tony "Radar" Hess, and Producer Dave Stein from 99.1 The Mix at the Stuff the Bus Kick Off Pep Rally. St. Thomas More High School instills a sense of generosity into their students from the moment they walk in the [...]
Feed Your Soul, a unique visual and performing arts-based fundraising event, has been run by a committee of dedicated volunteers since its inception 16 years ago. Amy Meyer, architecture and design manager at furniture manufacturer Gunlocke, explained that the committee started the fundraiser as a way for the design community to give back. “There [...]