May 31, 2018
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Receives Bright Ideas Grant
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is pleased to announce we have received a two year grant totaling $70,000 from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. The two year grant supports FarmLink, a program that works to supply food pantries with more fresh produce by contracting with local farmers, while driving consumer demand through pantry training and consumer education.
April 13, 2018
ADAMM Makes a Donation to Support Feeding America
The Automobile Deals Association of Mega Milwaukee, or ADAMM, recently donated to Feeding America after their three-month program, “Change Your Oil, Change Lives.”
March 30, 2018
Caterpillar Foundation Grant Helps Fund Healthy Food for Milwaukee County
Thank you to the Caterpillar Foundation for supporting our hunger-relief programs in Milwaukee County through the 2018 Caterpillar Foundation County Program Support Grant!
March 22, 2018
Versatile source of protein: Whitewater egg farm donates 76,000+ eggs to charity
6,300 cartons of eggs. That is how many were donated to a local charity by an egg farm on Thursday.
March 22, 2018
6,300 dozen eggs donated to Feeding America
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin received a huge donation just in time for Easter.
March 17, 2018
Boy Scouts boost ‘Scouting for Food’ haul by more than 20 percent
Milwaukee-area Boy Scouts collected 138,279 pounds of food during Saturday’s “Scouting for Food” drive to benefit Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.
January 31, 2018
Help feed local kids: Participate in Scouting for Food
WISN 12 is teaming up with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and the Boy Scouts to help fight hunger in the area.
January 16, 2018
Morgan Stanley Foundation Grant Helps Fund School Mobile Pantry Program
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin’s School Mobile Pantry program provides healthy foods to families with school-aged children so that they get the nutrients they need to succeed.
January 15, 2018
All the Ways you can Make a Difference this MLK Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not just a federal holiday where you take off work, it’s also meant to be a national day of service — a time for action.
December 21, 2017
Students Learn Hydroponics
Earlier this month, a hydroponic system was installed there through a partnership between Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and Fork Farms.
December 20, 2017
Donate generously: Fox6, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Thank You for Supporting Food for the Holidays
December 19, 2017
FOX6 and Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin thank you for supporting Food for the Holidays this Season of Giving!
Zilber Family Foundation Awards more than $3 Million in Grants
The Zilber Family Foundation recently awarded 17 grants totaling more than $3 million to nonprofits aimed at addressing poverty in Milwaukee’s Clarke Square, Layton Boulevard West, Lindsay Heights and other neighborhoods.
December 15, 2017
“Hunger doesn’t discriminate:” Help Brighten the Holidays for Families Facing Hunger
Carl spent the morning at Bayshore Town Center for the Food for the Holidays ” Food & Fund Drive.”
December 15, 2017
Help Local Families in Need: Donate to Give a Warm Meal to those Fighting Hunger
In the land of plenty it’s somewhat surprising to know a lot of people don’t know where their next meal will come from. That’s why the Food for the Holidays Food and Fund Drive is so important.
December 11, 2017
Red Nose Day Grant Helps Fund School Mobile Pantry Program in Racine County
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin’s School Mobile Pantry program in Racine County provides healthy foods to families with school-aged children so that they get the nutrients they need to succeed.
November 23, 2017
Drumstick Dash Draws Thousands of Runners, Walkers to Miller Park on Thanksgiving Morning
Temps in the 30s and sunny skies welcomed more than 3,400 runners and walkers for the 6th Annual Drumstick Dash 5K presented by Sendikâ€™s Food Markets on Thanksgiving morning, November 23rd.
November 22, 2017
“It’s a really important holiday:” 20th Annual Stuff the Bus Food Drive Held in Brookfield
The largest one-day food drive in Wisconsin was held Wednesday, November 22nd in Brookfield.
November 21, 2017
Give a Gobbler
Need an easy way to show your grateful nature this Thanksgiving week? Sure you do.
November 21, 2017
This Season of Giving, help provide “Food for the Holidays”
FOX6 is partnering with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin for the Food for the Holidays campaign and we’re asking for your help.
November 20, 2017
Sendik’s Donates 56K pounds of food, $29K to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
Sendik’s officials on Monday, November 20th got into the holiday spirit as they made a massive donation to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.
November 8, 2017
“Hunger lives everywhere:” Media Celebs including Fox6’s Kim Murphy “Stuff the Bus”
Shoppers at the Brookfield Pick ‘n Save store near Greenfield and Moorland were treated to quite a sight Wednesday morning, November 8th as FOX6’s Kim Murphy sprinted through the aisles. She was running for a cause.
November 3, 2017
Walmart gives $364,000 in Grants to State Organizations Fighting Hunger
Walmart and its foundation distributed $364,000 in grants this week to nine Wisconsin nonprofits that help combat hunger.
November 2, 2017
“An evening of inspiration:” Check out the 14th Annual Feed Your Soul Art Auction
Brian Kramp spent the morning at Flux Design to preview Feed Your Soul.
November 1, 2017
Program through Feeding America aims to Spread Cheer to Families in Need
The holidays are a time for celebrating with family, often around the dinner table. And a program through Feeding America aims to spread that cheer to families in need.
October 31, 2017
Sixth annual Drumstick Dash 5K returns to Miller Park on Thanksgiving Day
Registration for the sixth annual Drumstick Dash 5K presented by Sendik’s Food Markets is open now at DrumstickDashMilwaukee.com.
October 25, 2017
Wisconsin’s ‘hidden hunger’ is target of Stock the Shelves campaign
For hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites, needing the help of a food pantry can be one event, one bill away from becoming reality.
October 19, 2017
Stock the Shelves campaign launches this week
Wisconsin’s annual Stock the Shelves campaign kicked off Thursday in Appleton with a mobile food pantry event.
October 13, 2017
Nearly 1,000 volunteers packing rice in Appleton to fight hunger
Nearly 1,000 volunteers are participating in a 24-hour effort to pack rice to be used in the fight against hunger.
October 12, 2017
Why ‘Backpack Buddies’ are so important: “Don’t nourish the body? Can’t nourish the brain”
Milk, cereal, fruit and canned food make up a combination that adds up to far more than the sum of its parts.
Football Challenge: Brookfield East Wins Big!
October 2, 2017
Spartans collected more than 1,000 pounds of food for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, the highest weight total so far this year.
West Allis Central Looking to Beat New Berlin West on Field and in Food Drive Competition
September 26, 2017
The West Allis Central and New Berlin West football clash on Friday, Oct. 6, has been chosen as the WISN Game of the Week, and the two schools are competing against each other to collect the most food for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.
Racine Community Foundation Awards Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin with Grant
September 22, 2017
The Racine Community Foundation awarded Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin with a grant that will support the Capacity Building of the Racine County hunger-relief members.
“Stock the Box” for Hunger this Weekend at Lambeau
September 22, 2017
In partnership with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, the Green Bay Area Public School District and the Green Bay Packers, Associated Bank will host a second annual community-wide “Stock the Box for Hunger” food collection and pep rally.
Milwaukee Opens its Doors on Sept. 23 and 24
September 20, 2017
The Layton Boulevard West and Lindsay Heights Neighborhoods are the event’s Spotlight Neighborhoods, the areas with the highest concentration of featured sites. Attendees can visit locations including the Domes’ greenhouse buildings in Layton Boulevard West and Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin in Lindsay Heights.
Bohn Lends Business Acumen to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
September 18, 2017
Growing up in a large family, Bill Bohn saw his mother set a high standard for hospitality.
WISN 12’s Football Challenge to Benefit Feeding America
September 15, 2017
The “WISN 12 Football Challenge” benefiting Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is a week-long food drive at two rival high schools — that will play each other that week — with the goal of collecting as much food as possible.
Food from the Bar Creates Charity Out of Competition
August 30, 2017
OnMilwaukee was proud to sponsor the successful Food from the Bar program this summer with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.
Backpack Buddies Now Available Through Mid-September
August 24, 2017
Everyone, from kids to customers to co-owners of a grocery chain, has a favorite.
Fyffes Fights Hunger for Banana Lovers Day
August 16, 2017
European fresh produce exporter-distributor Fyffes is partnering with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin to combat hunger on National Banana Lovers Day.
Champions of Champions at Governor’s Livestock Auction
August 12, 2017
On the side of the Case IH Coliseum at State Fair Park, the auctioneer’s voice boomed as bidders competed for the top bid on the best animals at the Wisconsin State Fair for the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction.
“The Temptations,” Other Artists to Perform Benefit Concert During Mile of Music
July 13, 2017
A new element for this year’s Appleton downtown music festival — the Mile of Music: Charity.
Fire up the Barbecue: Smithfield Foods Donates 35K Pounds of Pork to Feeding America
July 11, 2017
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin received one of its largest donations of the year on Tuesday, July 11th — just in time for a summer barbeque.
Street Music Week Entertains Lunch Crowd, All for a Cause
June 12, 2017
The streets were alive with the sound of music in downtown Appleton Monday.
Packers Bring Fun to Jordy Nelson Softball Game
June 3, 2017
The threat of rain and storms was no match for the Green Bay Packers or their diehard fans Saturday at the Jordy Nelson Charity Softball Game.
Saukville Community Food Pantry Empties Their Shelves to Feed Those in Need
May 5, 2017
Members of the Saukville Community Food Pantry are emptying their shelves to feed people in need.
Feeding America Receives Major Donation of Healthy Items: “This is unique and special”
April 27, 2017
Milk and apples may be easily accessible items in your household, but that’s not the case for some families.
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Names New President
April 18, 2017
Patti Habeck has been named president of hunger relief nonprofit Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority makes a big impact on Milwaukee
April 12, 2017
“Volunteers are the lifeline of our Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin operation. We rely on volunteers to help us sort and distribute food to the more than 400,000 families across 36 counties annually,” said Andrews.
Thousands of Pounds of Food Donated to Local Food Bank
April 3, 2017
Thousands of pounds of food was delivered to a local food bank this morning with the hopes of feeding thousands of families right here in our region.
Feeding America Debuts State-of-the-Art Packing System
March 28, 2017
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has new ways to get healthy food to families.
Boy Scouts help Feeding America work to end hunger
March 19, 2017
Feeding America of Southeastern Wisconsin got help from local Boy Scouts at a Saturday “Scouting for Food” event.
Boy Scouts host food drive to benefit Feeding America
March 18, 2017
Hundreds of local Boy Scouts went door to door picking up food donations, collecting enough food for 160,000 meals for those who are in dire need of food.
“A really great experience:” Boy Scouts collect food donations for area food pantries
March 18, 2017
Hundreds of Boy Scouts are coming together to give back to their community.
“Scouting for Food:” Area Boy Scouts host food drive to learn the value of giving back
March 11, 2017
They earn badges and acquire life skills but Boy Scouts in our area are learning something that can’t be measured — the value of giving back to the community.
Elementary school students donate and sort PB&J for Feeding America
March 2, 2017
Evan Kruse, fourth grader at Woodland Elementary, said, “It felt great helping people that didn’t have any food.”
Local students collect 1,500 lbs during PB&J Challenge for Feeding America
March 2, 2017
Some Appleton area students collected 1,500 pounds of peanut butter and jelly during the PB&J Challenge through Feeding America.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Challenge: Students stop by Feeding America to drop off PB and J they collected
March 2, 2017
Teachers in southeastern Wisconsin took their lessons on the road Thursday, March 2nd — bringing more than 100 students to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, where they learned about food insecurities and the importance of peanut butter.
New cars, trucks and SUVs will fill the Wisconsin Center for the Greater Milwaukee Auto Show
March 1, 2017
Carl got a rare opportunity this morning at the Greater Milwaukee Auto Show. He got the chance to work on one of the custom designed cars that will be on display through the weekend.
Get behind the wheel of the newest models at the 2017 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show
February 26, 2017
The 2017 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show opened this weekend, and it runs through next weekend at the Wisconsin Center near 4th and Wisconsin in downtown Milwaukee.
WI Self Storage in Appleton Launches Year-Long Food Drive to Feed the ‘Hangry’
January 17, 2017
WI Self Storage in Appleton, Wis., has launched a year-long food drive to benefit Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin (FAEW), the local chapter of Feeding America, a U.S.-based hunger-relief organization.
BMO Harris Holiday Display Raises $30,000 for Hunger Relief
January 11, 2017
Last November, BMO Harris Bank opened its annual Holiday Display, An Up North Holiday, and pledged a donation for every visitor to benefit Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.
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.