McLimans, Davidoff: Addressing Hunger in Our Communities
October 25, 2016
One in eight people in Wisconsin faces hunger every day, and 54% of adults have cut back or missed meals because they don’t have enough money to buy food. With the holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to address the challenges of food insecurity and expand access to healthy, nutritious food for Wisconsin families.
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.