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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September 2019

Cricket Wireless of Menomonie Food Drive

Sunday, September 1 - Monday, September 30

Donate 2 non-perishable food items to Cricket Wireless of Menomonie during the month of September and get 10% off a case, screen protector, or charger. Donations will be distributed to area Feed My People Food Bank hunger-relief partners. See store for details. 1320 N Broadway Street, Suite 5, Menomonie. 

October 2019

2019 Bloody Mary Contest

Sunday, October 6

Sunday, October 6th, 2019 
The Eagles' Club Banquet Hall and Conference Center
2588 Hallie Road, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Doors Open at 12 Noon
Advanced Tickets $18 
At the Door $20
Portion of proceeds goes to Feed My People Food Bank

Banbury Pop-Up Food Pantry

Wednesday, October 16  | 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.

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.

Ribbon Cutting

Thursday, October 24  | 3 - 4 PM

In celebration of of the 2019 Feeding Healthy Futures Building expansion, Feed My People invites you to our Ribbon Cutting! There will be tours to see the newly expanded building, light appetizers and remarks from project leader. Thank you for your support. Together, we are truly feeding healthy futures. 

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).

Banbury Pop-Up Food Pantry

Wednesday, November 20  | 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.

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28

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

December 2019

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.

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

April 2020

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.