As the only food bank in west central Wisconsin, Feed My People distributes
125,000+ pounds of food a week and 6.6 million pounds a year to local
agencies. We are a cost effective way to provide pantries, community meal sites,
and shelters with enough food so thousands of people can be helped each month.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Winter Weather Inspires Large Donation to Feed My People Food Bank
Holiday Vacations has generously donated food to Feed My People Food Bank in an effort to alleviate hunger during this unseasonably cold winter. The food bank received 1,000 dozen eggs, 1,000 jars of peanut butter and will receive 1,000 bags of spinach at a later date thanks to the local travel agency.
The below freezing temperatures in west central Wisconsin mean higher heating costs for everyone. For struggling families, this increase in utility bills can add strain to already tight budgets. Some of our neighbors may face having to choose between heat or food. Seeing this problem, Holiday Vacations has generously offered the community some relief.
“Holiday Vacations came forward with a special food donation based on the weather being so severe,” said Patrick Stoffers, owner of Holiday Vacations.