Empty Bowls — Save the Date

Mark your calendar for Thursday, March 5, 2020

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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May 2019

Feed My People Groundbreaking

Thursday, May 23  | 1 - 2 PM

Feed My People is breaking ground for its building expansion, and you're invited! Join us for the groundbreaking as we fill a time capsule, hear remarks from Feed My People Executive Director Emily Moore and other representatives, and enjoy tours and light refreshments. Thank you for your support for Feeding Healthy Futures. Learn more about this project here: https://www.fmpfoodbank.org/expansion.phtml

Memorial Day

Monday, May 27

In observance of Memorial Day, Feed My People will be closed on Monday, May 27th. 

June 2019

Bowl Painting Party

Tuesday, June 18

Come paint a ceramic bowl that will be donated to Feed My People Food Bank's biggest fundraiser of the year next spring - Empty Bowls! Two sessions will be held for up to 40 people from 2 - 4:30 pm and 5:30 - 7:45 pm.

This event is free, but there is a $5 suggested donation to help cover the cost of materials. No experience is necessary. Limited supplies.  Location: The Coffee Grounds, 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire, WI 54701

Sign-up online here at https://bit.ly/2ZTr3RN or susie@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 x112 to reserve your preferred session time. Hurry, this popular event fills up fast!

 

Banbury Pop-Up Pantry

Wednesday, June 19  | 3:30 - 5 PM

Those in need of extra food are invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items and non food items.  Please bring your own bag or box to carry your food.  

Location: Banbury - Building #2 | 800 Wisconsin St | Eau Claire (Corner of Wisconsin & Putnam St) Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to help find the exact location.

July 2019

Independence Day

Thursday, July 4

In observance of Independence Day, Feed My People will be closed on Thursday, July 4th. 

Banbury Pop-Up Pantry

Wednesday, July 17  | 3:30 - 5 PM

Those in need of extra food are invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items and non food items.  Please bring your own bag or box to carry your food.  

Location: Banbury - Building #2 | 800 Wisconsin St | Eau Claire (Corner of Wisconsin & Putnam St) Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to help find the exact location.

August 2019

Pop-Up Pantry: Eau Claire - L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Friday, August 2  | 2 - 3 PM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products Fridays in August (8/2 - 8/23). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Parking Lot (1616 Bellinger St, Eau Claire)

Pop-Up Pantry: Eau Claire - Longfellow Elementary School

Saturday, August 3  | 10 - 11 AM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products Saturdays in August (8/3 - 8/24). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

Longfellow Elementary School Parking Lot (512 Balcom St, Eau Claire)

Pop-Up Pantry: Chippewa Falls - Parkview Elementary School

Wednesday, August 7  | 4 - 5 PM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products every Wednesday in August (8/7 - 8/28). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

Parkview Elementary School Parking Lot (501 Jefferson Ave, Chippewa Falls)

Pop-Up Pantry: Eau Claire - L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Friday, August 9  | 2 - 3 PM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products Fridays in August (8/2 - 8/23). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Parking Lot (1616 Bellinger St, Eau Claire)

Mustard Night

Friday, 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 4:30 pm, gates open at 5:30 pm, and the game starts at 6:35 pm.

Pop-Up Pantry: Eau Claire - Longfellow Elementary School

Saturday, August 10  | 10 - 11 AM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products Saturdays in August (8/3 - 8/24). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

Longfellow Elementary School Parking Lot (512 Balcom St, Eau Claire)

Pop-Up Pantry: Chippewa Falls - Parkview Elementary School

Wednesday, August 14  | 4 - 5 PM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products every Wednesday in August (8/7 - 8/28). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

Parkview Elementary School Parking Lot (501 Jefferson Ave, Chippewa Falls)

Pop-Up Pantry: Eau Claire - L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Friday, August 16  | 2 - 3 PM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products Fridays in August (8/2 - 8/23). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Parking Lot (1616 Bellinger St, Eau Claire)

Pop-Up Pantry: Eau Claire - Longfellow Elementary School

Saturday, August 17  | 10 - 11 AM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products Saturdays in August (8/3 - 8/24). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

Longfellow Elementary School Parking Lot (512 Balcom St, Eau Claire)

Pop-Up Pantry: Chippewa Falls - Parkview Elementary School

Wednesday, August 21  | 4 - 5 PM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products every Wednesday in August (8/7 - 8/28). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

Parkview Elementary School Parking Lot (501 Jefferson Ave, Chippewa Falls)

Pop-Up Pantry: Eau Claire - L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Friday, August 23  | 2 - 3 PM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products Fridays in August (8/2 - 8/23). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Parking Lot (1616 Bellinger St, Eau Claire)

Pop-Up Pantry: Eau Claire - Longfellow Elementary School

Saturday, August 24  | 10 - 11 AM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products Saturdays in August (8/3 - 8/24). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

Longfellow Elementary School Parking Lot (512 Balcom St, Eau Claire)

Pop-Up Pantry: Chippewa Falls - Parkview Elementary School

Wednesday, August 28  | 4 - 5 PM

Anyone in need of extra food is invited to pick up some fresh produce, assorted grocery items, and some household products every Wednesday in August (8/7 - 8/28). Bring a bag and/or box to help carry your items. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to find the exact location.

Parkview Elementary School Parking Lot (501 Jefferson Ave, Chippewa Falls)

September 2019

Labor Day

Monday, September 2

In observance of Labor Day, Feed My People will be closed on Monday, September 2nd. 

October 2019

Fall Agency Gathering

Thursday, October 24

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 2019

Rotary iFeed

Saturday, November 2  | 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).

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28

In observance of Thanksgiving, Feed My People will be closed on Thursday, November 28th. 

December 2019

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Tuesday, December 24 - Wednesday, December 25

In observance of Christmas, Feed My People will be closed on Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25th.