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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February 2018

Bowl Painting Event

Thursday, February 15  | 6 - 8:30 PM

Please join us for an evening of bowl painting, wine, conversation and fun at Eau Claire Regional Arts Center located at 316 Eau Claire St. Eau Claire! 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. Please RSVP to Becca at rebecca@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 112.

Empty Bowls Sponsorship Information Due

Friday, February 16

Become a Sponsor for Empty Bowls! 

7th Annual SNOLF Tournament

Saturday, February 17

Click HERE for more details. 

March 2018

Empty Bowls

Thursday, March 1  | 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.

2018 CVA Sing Concert

Sunday, March 4

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. 

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, March 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. 

The Chippewa Electronic Music Society Presents: Soirée de Folie

Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, March 11  | 7 PM - 12 AM

The Chippewa Electronic Music Society Presents:

'SOIRÉE DE FOLIE'
An Evening of Underground Dance Music

Performances by:
11PM - 12AM
- Josh G (Jungle / Tribal Bass / Hip Hop)

10PM - 11PM
- Felon (Dark / Hard Techno)

9PM - 10PM
- URF (Special DJ Set of Original Tracks)

8PM - 9PM
- DJ Silver C (Freestyle EDM)

7PM - 8PM
- DDT (Dubstep / Experimental)

18+ Event with ID / 21+ Drinks

$5 Cover

**20% of earnings will be used to buy canned food goods and given to the 'Feed My People Food Bank'

**The other 80% will be going in to a fund to have an Electronic Music Festival in the Chippewa Valley sometime in the Future!

April 2018

FMP Open House

Thursday, April 12  | 4:30 PM - 6:30 AM

You're invited to visit your local food bank! Tours, information on upcoming plans and refreshments will be provided by the Feed My People Board of Directors. All community members are welcome to stop by and learn more.

Spring Agency Gathering

Monday, April 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.

May 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, May 10  | 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. 

Chippewa Valley Rib Fest

Saturday, May 12

Rib Fest is a gathering of grilling enthusiasts with the intentions of sharing their passion for the art of cooking with the community. It's fun for the whole family! The day includes a rib grilling contest, celeb cook-off, yard games, bouncy house, lunch for purchase and more, with all proceeds going towards Feed My People and ending hunger in west central Wisconsin!

Whether you are an experienced cook or just beginning, you will fit right in. Not a cook? No problem! Come sample the delicious food that is cultivated from within these amazing grills! 

June 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, June 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 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. 

July 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, July 12 - Wednesday, July 12, 2017  | 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. 

August 2018

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. 

September 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, September 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. 

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. 

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.