Empty Bowls — Save the Date

Mark your calendar for 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.

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July 2017

Longfellow-Produce Mobile Distribution

Thursday, July 27  | 11 AM - 12 PM

Every Thursday during the summer Feed My People distributes fresh produce, meal bags for kids along with other items to families who can use the extra nutrition over the summer. Look for the FMP truck in the Longfellow Elementary parking lot at 500 Balcom St, Eau Claire, WI 54703. 

Picnic on the Green for the Community Table

Thursday, July 27  | 5:30 - 9 PM

A midsummer social to benefit the Community Table.

Food Truck Friday

Friday, July 28  | 12 - 2 PM

Food trucks will be at Trinity Lutheran Church on Friday, July 28, from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. to serve up some of the best food on wheels in the Chippewa Valley.

Stop by for a quick bite on your lunch break from work. There will be picnic tables available and cool, green grassy areas for blankets. Invite a friend, family member or coworker!

Trinity Lutheran Food Pantry is a partner program of Feed My People and will have their volunteers stationed at each food truck accepting free will donations to support Trinity's Food Pantry. The Trinity Food Pantry served over 7,800 families in the Chippewa Valley last year.

Mobile Produce Distribution

Monday, July 31

Every Monday through Oct. 1st. Feed My People will be at the following locations distributing fresh produce to all those in need of food assistance:

  • Augusta
    207 N Stone St.  (In the Parking Lot of the Food Pantry)
    2:15-3:00 p.m.
  • Altoona
    2245 Hayden Ave. (In the Parking Lot of Bethlehem Lutheran Church)
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Eau Claire
    4703 Robin Rd. (In Parking Lot of Sundet Park)
    3:00-4:15 p.m.
     

August 2017

Swipe Out Hunger

Tuesday, August 1 - Tuesday, August 8  | 12 PM

Swipe Out Hunger is a Merchants Bank initiative to support local hunger-relief agencies in our communities. Feed My People has been nominated by the Eau Claire branch and could be awarded up to $2,500.

Cast your vote each day for Feed My People! http://bitly.com/SwipeOutHunger2017 

Longfellow-Produce Mobile Distribution

Thursday, August 3  | 11 AM - 12 PM

Every Thursday during the summer Feed My People distributes fresh produce, meal bags for kids along with other items to families who can use the extra nutrition over the summer. Look for the FMP truck in the Longfellow Elementary parking lot at 500 Balcom St, Eau Claire, WI 54703. 

National Mustard Day

Thursday, August 3

Come celebrate Mustard with Silver Springs! This year the event is supporting Feed My People by accepting monetary and food donations. Learn more about the event HERE 

Mobile Produce Distribution

Monday, August 7

Every Monday through Oct. 1st. Feed My People will be at the following locations distributing fresh produce to all those in need of food assistance:

  • Augusta
    207 N Stone St.  (In the Parking Lot of the Food Pantry)
    2:15-3:00 p.m.
  • Altoona
    2245 Hayden Ave. (In the Parking Lot of Bethlehem Lutheran Church)
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Eau Claire
    4703 Robin Rd. (In Parking Lot of Sundet Park)
    3:00-4:15 p.m.

Longfellow-Produce Mobile Distribution

Thursday, August 10  | 11 AM - 12 PM

Every Thursday during the summer Feed My People distributes fresh produce, meal bags for kids along with other items to families who can use the extra nutrition over the summer. Look for the FMP truck in the Longfellow Elementary parking lot at 500 Balcom St, Eau Claire, WI 54703. 

Longfellow-Produce Mobile Distribution

Saturday, August 12 - Thursday, August 17  | 11 AM - 12 PM

Every Thursday during the summer Feed My People distributes fresh produce, meal bags for kids along with other items to families who can use the extra nutrition over the summer. Look for the FMP truck in the Longfellow Elementary parking lot at 500 Balcom St, Eau Claire, WI 54703. 

Mobile Produce Distribtution

Monday, August 14

Every Monday through Oct. 1st. Feed My People will be at the following locations distributing fresh produce to all those in need of food assistance:

  • Augusta
    207 N Stone St.  (In the Parking Lot of the Food Pantry)
    2:15-3:00 p.m.
  • Altoona
    2245 Hayden Ave. (In the Parking Lot of Bethlehem Lutheran Church)
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Eau Claire
    4703 Robin Rd. (In Parking Lot of Sundet Park)
    3:00-4:15 p.m.

Grandparents and Grandkids Painting Event

Tuesday, August 15  | 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. 

Bean Bag Tournament

Saturday, August 19

Cornhole, Bean Bag Toss, Bags...whatever you call it, come out and join in for a great cause!
WWIB's first annual "Toss Out Hunger" Cornhole Tournament AND Silent Auction to benefit Feed My People Food Bank takes place on August 19th from 10am-1pm, at The Calvary Baptist Church Parking Lot located at 3036 Epiphany Ln. Eau Claire! 

Register your two-person team now for just $10, all ages and experience levels welcome! All registration fees given to Feed My People! Registration info:
http://www.wwib.com/Toss-Out-Hunger.html


Even if you don't want to play, come enjoy the car show, food, music, and games for the kids, PLUS a big silent auction with all proceeds given to Feed My People! 

Mobile Produce Distribtution

Monday, August 21

Every Monday through Oct. 1st. Feed My People will be at the following locations distributing fresh produce to all those in need of food assistance:

  • Augusta
    207 N Stone St. (In the Parking Lot of the Food Pantry)
    2:15-3:00 p.m.
  • Altoona
    2245 Hayden Ave. (In the Parking Lot of Bethlehem Lutheran Church)
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Eau Claire
    4703 Robin Rd. (In Parking Lot of Sundet Park)
    3:00-4:15 p.m.

Mobile Meal Distribution at Mckinley Charter School

Tuesday, August 22  | 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Community members in need of food assistance are welcome to join Feed My People in the parking lot of McKinley Charter School located at 1266 McKinley Road, Eau Claire. A variety of fresh in season produce, milk, bread/buns, crackers and cookies will be available. Help us spread the word about this opportunity. Thanks! 

Mobile Produce Distribtution

Monday, August 28

Every Monday through Oct. 1st. Feed My People will be at the following locations distributing fresh produce to all those in need of food assistance:

  • Augusta
    207 N Stone St.  (In the Parking Lot of the Food Pantry)
    2:15-3:00 p.m.
  • Altoona
    2245 Hayden Ave. (In the Parking Lot of Bethlehem Lutheran Church)
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Eau Claire
    4703 Robin Rd. (In Parking Lot of Sundet Park)
    3:00-4:15 p.m.

September 2017

Mobile Produce Distribtution

Monday, September 11

Every Monday through Oct. 1st. Feed My People will be at the following locations distributing fresh produce to all those in need of food assistance:

  • Augusta
    207 N Stone St.  (In the Parking Lot of the Food Pantry)
    2:15-3:00 p.m.
  • Altoona
    2245 Hayden Ave. (In the Parking Lot of Bethlehem Lutheran Church)
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Eau Claire
    4703 Robin Rd. (In Parking Lot of Sundet Park)
    3:00-4:15 p.m.

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. 

Mobile Produce Distribtution

Monday, September 18

Every Monday through Oct. 1st. Feed My People will be at the following locations distributing fresh produce to all those in need of food assistance:

  • Augusta
    207 N Stone St.  (In the Parking Lot of the Food Pantry)
    2:15-3:00 p.m.
  • Altoona
    2245 Hayden Ave. (In the Parking Lot of Bethlehem Lutheran Church)
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Eau Claire
    4703 Robin Rd. (In Parking Lot of Sundet Park)
    3:00-4:15 p.m.

Mobile Produce Distribtution

Monday, September 25

Every Monday through Oct. 1st. Feed My People will be at the following locations distributing fresh produce to all those in need of food assistance:

  • Augusta
    207 N Stone St.  (In the Parking Lot of the Food Pantry)
    2:15-3:00 p.m.
  • Altoona
    2245 Hayden Ave. (In the Parking Lot of Bethlehem Lutheran Church)
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Eau Claire
    4703 Robin Rd. (In Parking Lot of Sundet Park)
    3:00-4:15 p.m.

October 2017

Mobile Produce Distribtution

Monday, October 2

Every Monday through Oct. 1st. Feed My People will be at the following locations distributing fresh produce to all those in need of food assistance:

  • Augusta
    207 N Stone St.  (In the Parking Lot of the Food Pantry)
    2:15-3:00 p.m.
  • Altoona
    2245 Hayden Ave. (In the Parking Lot of Bethlehem Lutheran Church)
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Eau Claire
    4703 Robin Rd. (In Parking Lot of Sundet Park)
    3:00-4:15 p.m.

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.

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. 

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. 

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.