Almost 5% of seniors in the state of Wisconsin do not know where their next meal is coming from. Having access to enough food is an incredibly important basic need, especially for our aging population. Food insecurity can lead to chronic illnesses like diabetes, along with mental illness such as anxiety or depression. Feeding [...]
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As an organization at the front line of hunger relief, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin recently implemented hydroponic farming systems to benefit the local community. In partnership with Fork Farms of Appleton, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin will utilize these dirt-free systems at pantries, schools and other organizations around the region. Recently, the Appleton food [...]
When school’s out for summer, Faith Santa Fe Lutheran Church is hard at work ensuring neighborhood children have snack time year round. A member of the Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin network of pantries and meal programs, the church provides food and more to the surrounding community on the southwest side of Milwaukee. Faith Santa Fe [...]
As part of earning his Black Belt in karate, Nikhil raised funds for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. Instead of gifts for his birthday, he asked friends and family for donations for the food bank and raised $300. His mother Sapna and sister Tara joined him for the donation presentation and a [...]
Since 1971, a group of churches in Milwaukee have come together to work towards a common goal – solving hunger in the Milwaukee community. Interchange Inc. is made up of seven different churches (The Cathedral Church of All Saints, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, North Shore Presbyterian Church, [...]
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Earns Highest Rating from Charity Navigator for Eighth Consecutive YearFeeding America Eastern Wisconsin2019-07-11T14:04:34+00:00
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has once again earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Charity Navigator evaluates nonprofits based on financial health, accountability and transparency. The rating is based on a 100 point scale, with charities earning the highest rating – 4 stars – if their combined score is [...]
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is thrilled to have Hannah as a development intern for the summer. What are you in school for? I am a rising junior at Marquette University, double majoring in Communication Studies and Social Welfare and Justice. Why did you choose to intern at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin? I watched [...]
Every June, BMO Financial Group hosts an annual BMO Volunteer Day which gives employees the opportunity to dedicate time within their workday to a cause that’s important to them. Roughly 50 BMO employees selected Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin as their organization of choice to give back to. Not only did they [...]
On June 10 through June 14, Heid Music hosted its seventh annual Street Music Week in downtown Appleton. Street Music Week was the perfect week to bring together musicians and music-lovers for a good cause. Local performers of all ages and talents came together with instruments, music, friends, and family in [...]
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," [...]