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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January 2020

Pop-Up Food Pantry in Fairchild

Tuesday, January 28  | 3:30 - 4:30 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: Community Center | Fairchild, WI Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to help find the exact location.

February 2020

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, February 11

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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

9th Annual SNOLF Tournament

Saturday, February 15

Play 9 hole Snow Golf with tennis balls! Registration starts at 11am with the first Tee Time at Noon.  Entry fee $10 per person, and all proceeds go to Feed My People. Visit the Facebook event for more details.

Location: The Edge Pub and Eatery in Chippewa Falls  

Pop-Up Food Pantry in Eau Claire

Wednesday, February 19  | 2 - 3 PM

If you are in need of some extra groceries including fresh produce and meat, stop by this monthly Pop-Up Food Pantry every third Wednesday. Sponsored by Feed My People Food Bank, it is free to you and you do not need to be a resident of Eau Claire to participate. No ID required. Please bring a bag/box to help carry your groceries home. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to help find the correct entrance. 

Location: The Brewing Projekt (across the street from the Children's Theater) 1807 N Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Pop-Up Food Pantry in Fall Creek

Wednesday, February 19  | 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Are you in need of some extra groceries? Come to this free food pantry event to pick up some groceries bring a bag or box to help carry them home in. Distribution starts and 3:30 PM every third Wednesday of the month. Anyone in need is welcome and no ID is required.

Location: St. James Trinity, 305 S State St, Fall Creek

Brought to you by Feed My People and Chippewa Valley Street & Rural Ministry

Pop-Up Food Pantry in Fairchild

Tuesday, February 25  | 3:30 - 4:30 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: Community Center | Fairchild, WI Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to help find the exact location.

March 2020

2020 CVA Sing Concert

Sunday, March 1

Join CVA Sing for their annual concert. This year it's called "Come Together". There will be two performances at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM. All proceeds from this event benefit Feed My People.

Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or from CVASing members. Location: Trinity Lutheran Church,1314 E Lexington Blvd, Eau Claire.

Empty Bowls

Thursday, March 5  | 11 AM - 7 PM

You're invited to join us for Feed My People's Empty Bowls! Our annual benefit meal brings together community members for food and conversation, all while raising money for Feed My People and the many hunger-relief programs we serve.

You can expect locally made soup, bread, and dessert, and browse hundreds of hand-crafted bowls donated by local artists! Empty Bowls owes its success to generous support throughout the community.

Tickets will be available online in 2020. You can also purchase tickets at Florian Gardens on the day of the event.

Bowl & soup meal: $20
Soup meal only: $8
Kids 10 and under: Free

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, March 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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

Pop-Up Food Pantry in Eau Claire

Wednesday, March 18  | 2 - 3 PM

If you are in need of some extra groceries including fresh produce and meat, stop by this monthly Pop-Up Food Pantry every third Wednesday. Sponsored by Feed My People Food Bank, it is free to you and you do not need to be a resident of Eau Claire to participate. No ID required. Please bring a bag/box to help carry your groceries home. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to help find the correct entrance. 

Location: The Brewing Projekt (across the street from the Children's Theater) 1807 N Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Pop-Up Food Pantry in Fairchild

Tuesday, March 24  | 3:30 - 4:30 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: Community Center | Fairchild, WI Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to help find the exact location.

Spring Agency Gathering

Tuesday, March 31

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. Registration details to come.

 

April 2020

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, April 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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

Pop-Up Food Pantry in Eau Claire

Wednesday, April 15  | 2 - 3 PM

If you are in need of some extra groceries including fresh produce and meat, stop by this monthly Pop-Up Food Pantry every third Wednesday. Sponsored by Feed My People Food Bank, it is free to you and you do not need to be a resident of Eau Claire to participate. No ID required. Please bring a bag/box to help carry your groceries home. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to help find the correct entrance. 

Location: The Brewing Projekt (across the street from the Children's Theater) 1807 N Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Open House and Building Dedication

Thursday, April 16  | 4:30 - 6:30 PM

Come to our Open House to hear how your support has continued to make a significant difference to our neighbors struggling with hunger. Throughout the evening there will be tours, food, and live music.

Displays will showcase FMP's new programs and partnerships as the food bank moves into the future to proactively meet the needs of residents experiencing hunger in west central Wisconsin. 

All community members are welcome to attend and learn more.

2020 Hunger & Health Summit

Monday, April 27 - Tuesday, April 28

The Feeding Wisconsin Hunger and Health Summit is an annual two-day gathering of nearly 300 direct service providers, state agencies, healthcare providers, insurance providers, anti-hunger and food system advocates, and other stakeholders interested in fighting hunger, improving health, and strengthening communities.

More details to come.

May 2020

Stamp Out Hunger

Saturday, May 9

Stamp Out Hunger is the largest one-day food drive in the nation. Look for more information from your letter carrier on how you can participate. Feed My People is also in need of plenty of volunteers that day. For more info contact Nick at nick@fmpfoodbank.org.

Chippewa Valley Rib Fest

Saturday, May 9

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. Location: Swimrite Pools and Spa (5705 State Road 93, Eau Claire)

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, May 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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

Pop-Up Food Pantry in Eau Claire

Wednesday, May 20  | 2 - 3 PM

If you are in need of some extra groceries including fresh produce and meat, stop by this monthly Pop-Up Food Pantry every third Wednesday. Sponsored by Feed My People Food Bank, it is free to you and you do not need to be a resident of Eau Claire to participate. No ID required. Please bring a bag/box to help carry your groceries home. Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to help find the correct entrance. 

Location: The Brewing Projekt (across the street from the Children's Theater) 1807 N Oxford Ave, Eau Claire

Memorial Day

Monday, May 25

In observance of Memorial Day, Feed My People will be closed on Monday, May 25th. 

June 2020

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, June 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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

July 2020

Independence Day

Friday, July 3

In observance of Independence Day, Feed My People will be closed on Friday, July 3rd. 

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, July 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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

August 2020

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, August 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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

September 2020

Labor Day

Monday, September 7

In observance of Labor Day, Feed My People will be closed on Monday, September 7th. 

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, September 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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

October 2020

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, October 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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

November 2020

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, November 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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26

In observance of Thanksgiving, Feed My People will be closed on Thursday, November 26th. We will re-open on Friday, November 27th.

December 2020

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, December 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. 

There are two shifts to choose from: 4 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m.

To sign up, RSVP nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Thursday, December 24 - Friday, December 25

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

January 2021

New Year's Day

Friday, January 1, 2021

In observance of New Year's, Feed My People will be closed on Friday, January 1st.