May 2017

Come volunteer this summer!

Friday, May 19 - Tuesday, August 15

In addition to our normal opportunities, we need individuals to help pack fresh produce for our partner food pantries. Please give us a call today to schedule a time - 715-835-9415.

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June 2017

Last Weekend Kids' Meal Distribution Before Summer

Friday, June 2

With summer quickly approaching, this is the last Friday of the school year that students will be able to take meal bags home with them for the weekend. Watch our website for ways in which we will be serving students all summer long.

Stuff A Bus

Saturday, June 3

Larry's Legacy Bike Ride

Sunday, June 4

A fun bike ride in order to raise funds for the Weekend Kids Meal Program at Locust Lane, a part of Feed My People Food Bank. We all start together, but you go for as far and as long as you would like! 100% of your registration fee goes to the program! Go to www.stjohns-ec.org/ for registration information. Anyone is welcome to join us! Rally starts at 12:30 p.m., bike ride at 1:00 p.m. Register by April 24, 2016 for a free t-shirt.

Grandparents and Grandkids Painting Event

Tuesday, June 13  | 1 - 3 PM

Join us at the L.E. Phillips Senior Center for a fun afternoon of painting Bowls will be decorated and given back to Feed My People to be used for the Empty Bowl Fundraiser. Bring $1 per person donation to help defray the cost of the painting materials. 
 
Kids, 4+ years are invited but must be with a grandparent or a parent. Join the fun, be creative, all while helping families in our community who struggle with hunger.
 
No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Call (715) 839-4909 to reserve your spot.

Rock the Riverfront

Saturday, June 24  | 7 AM - 1 PM

The RCU Foundation Rock the Riverfront featuring the Charity Classic is back, and bigger & better than ever! We hope to see you on June 24, 2017 at Phoenix Park! 10K Walk/Run • 2 Mile Walk/Run • ½ and ¼ Mile Children's Race • Family Fun Activities • Food and More…

Feed My People has been chosen as a partner charity for the event.  

July 2017

Bowl Painting Event

Monday, July 17

Please join us for an evening of bowl painting, wine, conversation and fun at the State Theater! Bring all your creative energies, decorating ideas and sense of whimsy and get ready to spend the evening decorating bowls for Feed My People's Empty Bowls event next March. The bowls stay with us - but you have some creative fun and the happy anticipation of seeing them on display next March at our biggest fundraiser-Empty Bowls.
 
Since we keep the bowls there is no charge for the event, but there will be a $5.00 suggested donation to help cover the cost of supplies.
 
No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided.

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August 2017

National Mustard Day

Thursday, August 3

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September 2017

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, September 14  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is reserved for small family groups or individuals. There will be two shifts - one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m. - to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Maggie@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

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October 2017

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, October 12  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is reserved for small family groups or individuals. There will be two shifts - one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m. - to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Maggie@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

Agency Gathering

Monday, October 30

Feed My People's semi-annual Agency Meeting is a chance for representatives from hunger-relief partners in west central Wisconsin to receive and share information on current trends and best practices in running effective hunger relief programs.

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November 2017

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, November 9  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is reserved for small family groups or individuals. There will be two shifts - one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m. - to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Maggie@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

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December 2017

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, December 14  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is reserved for small family groups or individuals. There will be two shifts - one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m. - to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Maggie@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

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March 2018

Empty Bowls

Thursday, March 1, 2018  | 11 AM - 7 PM

Empty Bowls brings community members together for food and fellowship. Students and local artists donate hundreds of hand-crafted bowls in support of the event. Proceeds from Empty Bowls help Feed My People provide food to thousands of hungry families throughout west central Wisconsin.