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19 09, 2019

Member Spotlight: Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Pantry

2019-09-19T18:29:27+00:00

Jewish Community Pantry advocacy coordinator Heidi Gould and volunteer Reenie Kavalar in front of the cereal aisle at the Jewish Community Pantry. In what was supposed to be a temporary solution for local families facing hunger, Milwaukee’s Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center launched its own food pantry in 1976, [...]

Member Spotlight: Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Pantry2019-09-19T18:29:27+00:00
16 09, 2019

Strike Out Hunger Hits a Home Run

2019-09-17T15:08:18+00:00

The first-annual Strike Out Hunger whiffle ball tournament hit a home run on Saturday, September 14 at Appleton Memorial Park. Eight teams stepped up to the plate for a friendly competition to help solve hunger. The teams played under a sunny sky for bragging rights and the first-place prize of a Wisconsin Timber Rattlers [...]

Strike Out Hunger Hits a Home Run2019-09-17T15:08:18+00:00
5 09, 2019

Fighting Food Waste One ‘Imperfect’ Item at a Time

2019-09-05T20:38:07+00:00

Since 2015, Imperfect has donated over 3 million pounds of fruits and vegetables to food banks and nonprofits across the country. Imperfect eliminates food waste by giving a home to the more than 20% of produce that doesn’t make it off the farm. These fruits and veggies aren’t thrown away due to taste, but [...]

Fighting Food Waste One ‘Imperfect’ Item at a Time2019-09-05T20:38:07+00:00
23 08, 2019

Making Generosity Groovy with the J. Ryan Trio

2019-08-23T14:52:47+00:00

On many weekends between 2012 and 2014, one could stroll into Mozzaluna Pizzeria and Ristorante in Brookfield and see the local J. Ryan Trio playing some smooth jazz or an incredible blues number. Today, it’s a lot easier to find the trio playing at the likes of the Wisconsin State Fair, Milwaukee County Zoo, [...]

Making Generosity Groovy with the J. Ryan Trio2019-08-23T14:52:47+00:00
15 08, 2019

Serving Seniors

2019-10-03T13:49:48+00:00

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 [...]

Serving Seniors2019-10-03T13:49:48+00:00
8 08, 2019

Hydroponic Farming Helps Improve Food Distribution

2019-08-12T17:11:14+00:00

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 [...]

Hydroponic Farming Helps Improve Food Distribution2019-08-12T17:11:14+00:00
1 08, 2019

Faith Santa Fe Lutheran Church Provides Summer Snack Time

2019-08-01T21:06:24+00:00

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 [...]

Faith Santa Fe Lutheran Church Provides Summer Snack Time2019-08-01T21:06:24+00:00
25 07, 2019

Fun Ways to Raise Funds

2019-07-25T15:42:04+00:00

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 [...]

Fun Ways to Raise Funds2019-07-25T15:42:04+00:00
18 07, 2019

Congregating for a Cause

2019-07-18T14:46:48+00:00

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, [...]

Congregating for a Cause2019-07-18T14:46:48+00:00
11 07, 2019

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Earns Highest Rating  from Charity Navigator for Eighth Consecutive Year

2019-07-11T14:04:34+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 Earns Highest Rating  from Charity Navigator for Eighth Consecutive Year2019-07-11T14:04:34+00:00