Empty Bowls — Save the Date

Mark your calendar for Thursday, March 7, 2019

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 2018

WI FoodShare Outreach Training

Wednesday, July 18  | 11 AM - 2 PM

You and members of your program team are invited to attend this important training to learn about the FoodShare (or the federal SNAP) program, how you can assist your clients in understanding their eligibility for this grocery money, and how to help them make application for the program using the ACCESS system. 

For more information, click here.

Please email christine@fmpfoodbank.org if you are able to attend this session, and how many will be coming, so we can make sure to have a place for you at the table (and enough materials for your group).

Pop-Up Pantry

Friday, July 27  | 11:30 AM - 1 PM

Eau Claire families in need of extra food are invited to pickup some fresh produce, assorted grocery items and non food items. 

     The Community Table

     320 Putnam St # 2, Eau Claire, WI 54703

     Look for Feed My People Truck & Signs to help find location

OneFest Music Festival

Saturday, July 28 - Sunday, July 29  | 11 AM

Don't miss the chance to check out a new Christian music event in the Chippewa Valley featuring Tenth Avenue North, Mandisa, Citizen Way and a host of other national and regional Christian Artists.

There will be a Thrivent Action team opportunity assembling toiletry kits for Feed My People Food Bank. You can also donate to the cause by bringing a dry cereal donation to the Thrivent booth and receive a Live Generously T-Shirt.

For more information, visit their event page on Facebook

Rise or Fall

Saturday, July 28  | 6 PM

General admission tickets are $12 and front room tickets are $12. Kids 6 and under are free. Doors open at 6 pm and bell time is at 7 pm. There will be a $2 discount with non-perishable food item donation, which will be given to Feed My People Food Bank

For more details,  visit the event page here

August 2018

Swipe Out Hunger

Wednesday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 8  | 6 AM

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.

Voting link coming soon, but read more about it here. 

Pop-Up Pantry

Thursday, August 2  | 2 - 3 PM

Eau Claire families in need of extra food are invited to pickup some fresh produce, assorted grocery items and non food items. These will be held every Thursday during the month of August. Look for Feed My People Truck & Signs.

Location: L.E. Phillips Senior Center Parking Lot (located in the Lakeshore Neighborhood) 1616 Bellinger St, Eau Claire, WI 54703

 

Pop-Up Pantry

Thursday, August 2  | 4 - 5 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. 

Pop-Up Pantry

Thursday, August 9  | 4 - 5 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. 

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, August 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 set up for small family groups or individuals.

There are 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 Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

Mustard Night

Thursday, August 9  | 4:30 - 10 PM

Silver Spring Foods, Inc. in partnership with the Eau Claire Express and Feed My People is hosting their annual Mustard Celebration and invite you to join them for a night at the ballpark! $2 from every loaded ticket sold goes to Feed My People. Mustard Night starts at 4:30pm, gates open at 5:30pm, and the game starts at 6:35pm.

A general admission ticket for the Express baseball game that night includes these activities:
♦ Mustard Exchange (Exchange a mustard bottle, get a FREE Silver Spring mustard.)
♦ Games, Raffles & Prizes
♦ Juggling, Balloons, & Face Painting
♦ Appearances by: Colonel Mustard, Trax & Trix!

Pop-Up Pantry

Thursday, August 16  | 4 - 5 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. 

Toss Out Hunger 2018

Saturday, August 18  | 10 AM - 1 PM

Cornhole, Bean Bag Toss, Bags...whatever you call it, come out and join in for a great cause!
WWIB's second annual "Toss Out Hunger" Cornhole Tournament AND Silent Auction to benefit Feed My People Food Bank takes place on August 18th from 10am - 1pm at The Calvary Baptist Church Parking Lot located at 3036 Epiphany Ln. Eau Claire. Even if you don't want to play, come enjoy the car show, food, music, and games for the kids with all proceeds given to Feed My People.

Click here to register.  

For more information, visit their FB event page here

 

Pop-Up Pantry

Thursday, August 23  | 4 - 5 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. 

October 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, October 11  | 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 set up for small family groups or individuals.

There are 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 Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

Fall Agency Gathering

Thursday, October 25  | 9 AM - 2 PM

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 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, November 8  | 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 set up for small family groups or individuals.

There are 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 Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

December 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, December 13  | 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 set up for small family groups or individuals.

There are 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 Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

March 2019

2019 CVA Sing Concert

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Proceeds from this event benefit FMP. There will be two performances at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM. The choir is directed by Gary Rambo and accompanied by Karol Hommen.