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Lori Holly, Marketing & Communications Director: 414-831-6334 / lholly@feedingamericawi.org

Natalie Jansky, Marketing & Communications Specialist: 414-831-6311 / njansky@feedingamericawi.org

Celebrity Relay Race Kicks off 19th Annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ Food Drive

November 10, 2016

Local media personalities will compete November 16 at 10 a.m. in a race to solve hunger as 99.1 The Mix, Pick ‘n Save and the Milwaukee County Transit System team up to host Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin’s 19th Annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ Celebrity Relay Race.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin kicks off Food for the Holidays Campaign

November 1, 2016

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has teamed up with Associated Bank again this year for its seventh annual Food for the Holidays campaign. The goal is to raise one million meals for families and individuals experiencing hunger this holiday season.

Land O’Lakes Donates 40,000 Pounds of Macaroni & Cheese to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

October 28, 2016

Land O’Lakes, Inc. donated 40,000 pounds of LAND O LAKES® Macaroni & Cheese to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. Land O’Lakes is proud to have Pete Kappelman, Chairman of the Land O’Lakes, Inc. Board of Directors, in attendance at this donation.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Receives Morgan Stanley grant to expand program delivering nutritious meals to children and families

October 5, 2016

Feeding American Eastern Wisconsin today 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. 

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin appoints new directors

September 15, 2016

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin recently appointed three new directors to its Leadership Team: Scott Marshall, Director of Development; Fred Heller, Director of Operations; and Guy Alicea-Reed, Director of Programs and Member Services.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin provides food to help Sherman Park community

August 24, 2016

In an effort to reach out to the Sherman Park community and help promote healing, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin provided free food to residents of the neighborhood on Tuesday, August 23 through a mobile pantry at the Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club.

Alliant Energy and Feeding America distribute 8,000+ meals to Sheboygan

July 25, 2016

More than 8,000 meals (10,000 pounds of food) were distributed to nearly 300 families and individuals facing hunger in Sheboygan,  thanks to a mobile pantry sponsored by Alliant Energy.

William Bohn named Chairman of the Board for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

July 5, 2016

William Bohn, Executive Vice President of Associated Bank, has been named Chairman of the Board for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin for a two-year-term.

Thrivent Financial, Feeding America & Meals of Hope team up to help solve summer hunger

May 17, 2016

Hundreds of employees from Thrivent Financial will spend the day Thursday (May 19) at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, 2911 W. Evergreen Drive, Appleton, packing nearly 200,000 nutritious meals to help ease summer hunger in Wisconsin.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Receives Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator

April 13, 2016

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is proud to announce it was recently awarded the fifth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the country’s largest charity evaluator. It’s the highest rating possible for charities evaluated by the organization.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Empowers its Members by Providing Access to Local, Healthy Food

March 21, 2016

March is National Nutrition Month and thanks to a grant from the Walmart Foundation and Feeding America, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is empowering its members by providing them with access to healthy food in their communities through the Direct Connect program. Direct Connect seeks to link food pantries and meal programs with local retailers so fresh produce, meat, bread and dairy donations stay in local communities.

Scouting for Food 2016: Boy Scouts Collect Food to Help Solve Hunger

March 10, 2016

Boy Scouts from the Three Harbors Council will once again go door-to-door collecting non-perishable food items this month during the annual “Scouting For Food” –  one of the largest food drives benefiting Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin honors partners, donors

February 15, 2016

Roundy’s Supermarkets, Gumz Farms, and William Bohn, of Associated Bank were among those honored for their dedication to solving hunger by Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin during the organization’s Annual Breakfast Meeting Thursday.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin bringing groups together to solve hunger

February 15, 2016

Driven by a new mission and vision, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is bringing more people together around the table to address the root causes of hunger, according to the organization’s 2015 Annual Report released today. 

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Surpasses Campaign Goal

January 29, 2016

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin raised 1.7 million meals during its 2015 Food for the Holidays campaign, shattering its 1 million meal goal, the organization announced today.

Rayna Andrews Named One of Milwaukee Business Journal’s “4o Under 40”

January 25, 2016

Rayna Andrews, Director of Community Engagement for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has been named one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “40 Under 40.”

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