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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July 2019

Showtime Championship Wrestling: Rise or Fall

Saturday, July 27  | 6 PM

General admission tickets are $12 and front row tickets are $15. Kids 6 and under are free. Doors open at 6 pm and bell time is 7 pm.  $2 discount with non-perishable food donation for Feed My People Food Bank

For more details,  visit the event page here

August 2019

Swipe Out Hunger

Thursday, August 1 - Thursday, August 8

Swipe Out Hunger is a Merchants Bank initiative to support local hunger-relief agencies in our communities. Feed My People has been nominated by the Eau Claire branch and could be awarded up to $2,500.

Vote for Feed My People here! You'll need your FB login. You can vote once every 24 hours Aug. 1 - 8. 

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)

Bowl Painting Party

Friday, August 16  | 1 - 3:30 PM

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! $5 suggested donation to help cover the cost of materials. No experience is necessary. Limited supplies.  Location: L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St, Eau Claire

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!

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)

Toss Out Hunger & Cookie Walk

Saturday, August 24  | 10 AM - 1 PM

Come enjoy a cornhole tournament, cars, delicious concessions, music, carnival games and giant inflatables for the kids, PLUS, new this year, COOKIE WALK with all proceeds given to Feed My People! Toss Out Hunger is hosted by WWIB Radio. More details here. Sign up your team.

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. 

Day of Caring

Friday, September 20

The United Way of the Chippewa Valley's Day of Caring coordinates 900+ Chippewa Valley United Way volunteers at 40+ nonprofits. We will have a crew of volunteers here at the warehouse helping us pack food and meal kits. 

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.

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.