Drumstick Dash at Miller Park benefits Feeding America: “About as fun of a race as it gets”
November 24, 2016
The annual Drumstick Dash took place on Thanksgiving morning – Thursday, November 24th, at Miller Park.
Stock the Shelves Helps in Stevens Point
November 23, 2016
While Stock the Shelves reaches those in need across the state, donors who support the campaign in Stevens Point will see the benefit right here.
Wisconsin Food Banks Passing Out Turkeys for Thanksgiving
November 22, 2016
Many people are looking forward to a big Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends. Meanwhile, Wisconsin food banks have been trying to bring a feast to those who are less fortunate this holiday season.
Packers Linebacker Joe Thomas and Little Chute Students Pack Boxes for the Hungry
November 22, 2016
A little work will go a long way for the recipients of these Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin food boxes.
Sendik’s Donates 100,000 Pounds of Food to Feeding America; plus $41,000
November 21, 2016
Sendik’s officials are doing their part to make sure everyone in Milwaukee has a happy Thanksgiving. They donated 100,000 pounds of food to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin on Monday, November 21st.
Numbers Show the Need to Stock the Shelves
November 18, 2016
The numbers from Feeding America speak for themselves about why our annual Stock the Shelves campaign is so vital.
“It teaches generosity:” Hundreds of MPS Students Help Feed the Hungry this Holiday Season
November 17, 2016
The biggest food holiday of the year is November 24th — but more people in Milwaukee than you may think won’t be able to put food on the table this Thanksgiving.
MCTS Reminding Folks About “Stuff the Bus” Food Drive for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
November 16, 2016
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and 99.1 “The Mix” hosted a grocery store relay Wednesday to remind folks about the “Stuff the Bus” food drive with MCTS.
Police Gift Baskets to Less Fortunate
Novcmber 14, 2015
Dozens of people in the Green Bay community got a welcomed surprise at their door Monday afternoon.
‘Food for the Holidays’ Campaign Aims to Raise Enough Money for ‘a Million Meals’
November 1, 2016
The holidays are a time when most of us celebrate the season with our families. But for a lot of people in the area, life is far more difficult
In this Season of Giving, Help Provide Food for the Holidays
November 1, 2016
The holidays are a time when families gather to celebrate. Unfortunately, too many families right here in eastern Wisconsin don’t have enough to eat. FOX6 is partnering with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin for the Food For The Holidays campaign and we’re asking for your help.
Clubhouse Live, Randall Cobb to Tackle Hunger
October 29, 2016
Randall Cobb has made his share of big plays as a Green Bay Packers Pro Bowl wide receiver. But those pale in comparison to the play he’ll be making off the field through his continued commitment to the fight against hunger.
Veteran’s Donation Shows Spirit of Stock the Shelves
October 28, 2016
With the colder weather, holidays, and upcoming school vacations just around the corner, now is the perfect time to address the challenges of food insecurity and expand access to healthy, nutritious food for our communities.
Land O’Lakes Donates 40,000 Pounds of Macaroni & Cheese to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
October 28, 2016
A semi-truck loaded of macaroni and cheese was delivered at 9 a.m. to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin for distribution to area food shelves.
Stock the Shelves Campaign Kicks Off
October 21, 2016
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin helps kick off the Stock the Shelves campaign with a mobile food pantry event on Friday, October 21, 2016.
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Earns Grant
October 10, 2016
Feeding American Eastern Wisconsin announced a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its School Pantry program, a child hunger initiative that helps to make sure low-income families have a readily accessible source of healthy and nutritious food to prepare at home.
Backpack Buddies Program Pays Dividends; “We’re making a difference, it’s very impactful”
October 7, 2016
Thousands of Backpack Buddies flew off the shelves this summer. Now those little creatures are paying dividends in the form of actual backpacks going to students in need. The program, a partnership between Sendik’s and Feeding America, used to provide school supplies. This year, the focus is on food. “What we understand is they have lunch during the school week,” says Feeding America’s Rayna Andrews. “But we’re not sure what happens during the weekend.”
Sign up Now to Take Part in the 5th Annual Drumstick Dash
September 23, 2016
Before you strap on the apron, strap on those running shoes and join FOX6 Thanksgiving morning for the 5th annual Drumstick Dash.
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Delivers Groceries to People in Sherman Park
August 23, 2016
An estimated 200 people gathered on Milwaukee’s Sherman Park on Tuesday to receive free food at an event geared as a healing effort in the wake of two days of unrest following a fatal officer-involved shooting.
To Promote Healing After Unrest, Feeding America to Hand Out Free Food to Sherman Park Residents
August 22, 2016
Officials with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin have announced a food distribution event scheduled for Tuesday, August 23rd in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood — the site of unrest after the fatal officer-involved shooting of Sylville Smith on August 13th.