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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January 2019

Banbury Pop-Up Pantry

Wednesday, January 16  | 3:30 - 5:30 PM

Those in need of extra food are invited to this great opportunity for new food including meat. Must show ID to receive this product. Please bring your own bag or box to carry your food.  Look for the Feed My People truck and signs to help find the exact location.

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.

February 2019

Showtime Championship Wrestling

Saturday, February 2  | 6 - 10 PM

General admission tickets are $12 and front row tickets are $15. Kids 6 and under are free with paid adult ticket. Doors open at 6 pm and bell time is at 7 pm. There will be a $2 discount with non-perishable food item donation, which will be given to Feed My People Food Bank.

This event will be held at the Eagles Club (2588 Hallie Rd, Chippewa Falls)

For more details,  visit the event page here

Best Night!

Saturday, February 9  | 6:30 - 10 PM

The Best Night is a dynamic, interactive, celebratory evening of food, drinks, music, art, and camaraderie. It's Volume One's annual celebration of the Best of the Chippewa Valley and the Chippewa Valley Vanguard Awards. It all happens Saturday, Feb. 9, at The Lismore Hotel, Eau Claire. Portions of VIP ticket sales will be donated to Feed My People Food Bank. Must be 21+. 

Tickets on sale now at VolumeOne.org/bestnight

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, February 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. 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

All 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. 

Location: Trinity Lutheran Church,1314 E Lexington Blvd, Eau Claire.

Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or from CVASing members. 

Empty Bowls

Thursday, March 7  | 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.

Purchase tickets online here or at Feed My People. 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

Thursday, March 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. 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 - Tuesday, March 26  | 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  | 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  | 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. 

Open House

Thursday, April 11  | 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.

Spring Agency Gathering

Tuesday, April 23

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  | 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  | 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  | 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.