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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December 2018

4th Annual Holiday Toy Trains

Thursday, December 6 - Saturday, December 29

Head over to the Chippewa Valley Museum to check out the their Christmas Village. It includes everything from local buildings to winter scenes A 384 Sq. ft. layout complete with local buildings, winter scenes, lights and sounds. There's also crafts to make, pictures to color, and floor trains to play with. This year entries in the museum's gingerbread house contest will also be on display from Nov. 23rd to Dec. 15th. We've even heard that Santa Claus is planning to stop by regularly (call the museum to confirm when Santa will be there, as his schedule is quite busy this time of year). For more info call the museum at (715) 834-7871. Trains run Tuesdays (closed Christmas Day) and Thursdays from 5pm-8pm, and Saturdays from 1pm-5pm until Dec 29th. 

All attendees will be welcomed to give a monetary donation (CASH or CHECK only) with half of all proceeds going directly to Feed My People Foodbank and the remaining funds going directly to support the Chippewa Valley Museum.

Happy Holidays! FMP will be closed

Monday, December 24 - Tuesday, December 25

In observance of Christmas, FMP will be closed on December 24 and 25.

January 2019

Happy New Year! FMP will be closed

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

In observance of New Year's, FMP will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st. 

Fairchild Pop-Up Pantry

Thursday, January 3, 2019  | 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, January 10, 2019  | 5:30 - 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.

For more information or to sign up, contact us at nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

February 2019

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, February 14, 2019  | 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. 

Empty Bowls

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.

Ticket information available beginning February 2019. 

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, March 14, 2019  | 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. 

2019 Hunger & Health Summit

Monday, March 25, 2019 - Tuesday, March 26, 2019  | 7:30 AM - 4 PM

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.

This event will be held at the Chula Vista Resort in the Wisconsin Dells. 

For more info, visit the FB event page here

April 2019

FMP Open House

Thursday, April 4, 2019  | 4:30 - 6:30 PM

You're invited to the food bank! Our board of directors would like to share with you how your support has helped our neighbors struggling with hunger.  All community members are welcome to attend and learn more.

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, April 11, 2019  | 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. 

Spring Agency Gathering

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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.

May 2019

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, May 9, 2019  | 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. 

June 2019

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, June 13, 2019  | 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. 

July 2019

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, July 11, 2019  | 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.