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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September 2018

AVEnue Orchards Apple Pick Weekend

Saturday, September 22  | 7 AM - 11 PM

Join Ronnie Appleseed and the AVEnue Orchard crew Saturday, September 22nd for an apple-picking day for Feed My People Food Bank.
Pancake breakfast provided at 7am, then it's off for picking, washing, and sorting. 
Lunch and supper provided as well, with a campfire in the evening! 
For meal count purposes, PLEASE RSVP to AVEnue Orchard by Thursday the 20th at 715-563-5107!

Visit their FB event for full details. 

Location: AVEnue Orchard (6700 US Highway 53, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701)

October 2018

Fairchild Pop-Up Pantry

Thursday, October 4  | 1 - 2 PM

Families and individuals in need of extra food are invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted groceries and non food items. This pantry will be held on the first Thursday of each month. Look for Feed My People Truck and signs located in the front of the church.

Location: New Community Center, Downtown Fairchild, WI

Outside on the sidewalk or in the building depending on the weather. 

 

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. 

Bowl Painting Party

Saturday, October 13  | 1 - 3:30 PM

Come paint a bowl that will be donated to Feed My People Food Bank's biggest fundraiser of the year next spring - Empty Bowls.

This event is free, but there is a $5 suggested donation to help cover the cost of materials. No experience necessary. Limited supplies. Please RSVP Susie at susie@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 x112. 

 Location: L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

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.

Haunted Barn

Thursday, October 25  | 7 - 10 PM

Join in on some spooky fun to support a good cause. The Haunted Barn is located at 8020 Curvue Rd Eau Claire. Admission is $5 with a nonperishable food item and $7 without. All proceeds support Feed My People Food Bank and 4-H Youth Development.

Additional information about this event found here

Haunted Barn

Friday, October 26  | 7 - 10 PM

Join in on some spooky fun to support a good cause. The Haunted Barn is located at 8020 Curvue Rd Eau Claire. Admission is $5 with a nonperishable food item and $7 without. All proceeds support Feed My People Food Bank and 4-H Youth Development.

Additional information about this event found here

Haunted Barn

Saturday, October 27  | 7 - 10 PM

Join in on some spooky fun to support a good cause. The Haunted Barn is located at 8020 Curvue Rd Eau Claire. Admission is $5 with a nonperishable food item and $7 without. All proceeds support Feed My People Food Bank and 4-H Youth Development.

Additional information about this event found here

November 2018

Fairchild Pop-Up Pantry

Thursday, November 1  | 1 - 2 PM

Families and individuals in need of extra food are invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted groceries and non food items. This pantry will be held on the first Thursday of each month. Look for Feed My People Truck and signs located in the front of the church.

Location: New Community Center, Downtown Fairchild, WI

Outside on the sidewalk or in the building depending on the weather. 

 

Rotary iFeed

Saturday, November 3  | 8 AM - 12 PM

At this event, you will be able to help pack nutritious, soy-rice meals, and/or help bring food drive items collected in area schools to Altoona High to be counted, sorted and trucked to Feed My People. Both packaged meals and donations will be distributed by Feed My People throughout west central Wisconsin. The goal is to pack 30,00 meals and collect 10,000 food items. Stay all morning, or pack for an hour.

Hosted by the Chippewa Valley After Hours Rotary Club at the Eagles Banquet Hall & Conference Center (2588 Hallie Rd, Eau Claire, WI 54729).

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. 

Bowl Painting Party

Thursday, November 15  | 1 - 3:30 PM

Come paint a bowl that will be donated to Feed My People Food Bank's biggest fundraiser of the year next spring - Empty Bowls.

This event is free, but there is a $5 suggested donation to help cover the cost of materials. No experience necessary. Limited supplies. Please RSVP Susie at susie@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 x112. 

 Location: Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

December 2018

Fairchild Pop-Up Pantry

Thursday, December 6  | 1 - 2 PM

Families and individuals in need of extra food are invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted groceries and non food items. This pantry will be held on the first Thursday of each month. Look for Feed My People Truck and signs located in the front of the church.

Location: New Community Center, Downtown Fairchild, WI

Outside on the sidewalk or in the building depending on the weather. 

 

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.