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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November 2019

Subaru Share the Love

Thursday, November 14 - Thursday, January 2, 2020

From November 14th through the start of January, $250 will be donated to the food bank for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased. This is the eighth year in a row Subaru and Chilson Motors have chosen Feed My People as their Hometown Beneficiary for the annual Subaru Share the Love event. Thank you Subaru and Chilson Motors for partnering with us to address hunger in our community.

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28

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

December 2019

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 3

Give the gift of weekend meals this Giving Tuesday! Help us feed healthy futures by giving online, calling in, or mailing in a donation. Follow us on social media and our website to get live updates as together we ensure every child has meals over the weekend in Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls. Learn more here. 

(715) 835-9415 | www.fmpfoodbank.org | 2610 Alpine Rd, Eau Claire

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, December 10

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. 

Banbury Pop-Up Food Pantry

Wednesday, December 18  | 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.

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.

January 2020

Eagles Club Benefit Meat Raffle

Thursday, January 9, 2020  | 6:30 - 8:30 PM

All proceeds from this benefit meat raffle will go to Feed My People to help feed families in west central Wisconsin. The Eagles Club is located at 2588 Hallie Rd, Chippewa Falls. 

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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. 

February 2020

Open Volunteer Night

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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. 

March 2020

Empty Bowls

Thursday, March 5, 2020  | 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

Spring Agency Gathering

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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 House

Thursday, April 16, 2020  | 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, 2020 - Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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.