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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February 2019

8th Annual SNOLF Tournament

Saturday, February 16

The 8th annual SNOLF Tournament will take place at the Edge Pub and Eatery in Chippewa Falls. Tee off at 1PM. All proceeds go to FMP.

Click HERE for more details. 

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

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

Banbury Pop-Up Pantry

Wednesday, March 27  | 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.  Please bring a photo ID to receive certain items. 

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.

Smiles for Seniors Day

Thursday, March 28

Volunteers will be descending on Feed My People Food Bank in order to help distribute boxes of food to seniors all over Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls. When Meals on Wheels routes are canceled due to poor weather, these boxes are given twice a year to be used in emergencies when meals as expected cannot arrive. The boxes contain many staple items that are easy to prepare. Elementary school students have also donated their time and coloring skills to make cards that will be included in the box and guaranteed to bring a smile. If you are interested in volunteering to deliver these boxes, please contact the ADRC at 715-839-4735 and ask for Becky. All boxes are packed in-house by FMP volunteers. 

April 2019

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

Stamp Out Hunger

Saturday, May 11

Stamp Out Hunger is the largest one-day food drive in the nation. Look for more information from your letter carrier on how you can participate. Feed My People is also in need of plenty of volunteers that day. For more contact Nick at nick@fmpfoodbank.org.

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).