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Creating the public-private partnerships to help end hunger in Wisconsin, and raising public awareness about the issue of hunger throughout the state

Learn more about our efforts to triple the amount of fresh produce we distribute through our network of food pantries. 

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http://www.feedingamericawi.org

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
1700 W. Fond du Lac Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53205

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Fox Valley Distribution Center
1436 Progress Lane
Omro, WI 54963

http://www.secondharvestmadison.org

Second Harvest Foodbank Southern Wisconsin
2802 Dairy Drive
Madison, WI 53718

http://www.fmpfoodbank.org

Feed My People Food Bank
2610 Alpine Road
Eau Claire, WI 54703

http://www.2harvest.org

Second Harvest Heartland
1140 Gervais Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55109

http://www.northernlakesfoodbank.org

Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank
4503 Airpark Boulevard
Duluth, MN 55811

http://www.channel-one.org

Channel One Regional Food Bank
131 35th Street SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Latest news and media

News

Join our team!
September 18, 2017 - We're looking for a customer oriented, data driven, quality focused call center professional to join our merry band of hunger fighters on our FoodShare Helpline team. Learn more about this opportunity here!
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Feeding Wisconsin joins call to reinstate ABAWD waiver in areas of high unemployment
March 23, 2016 - On Tuesday, four members of Wisconsin’s Congressional delegation delivered a letter to Governor Walker urging him to reinstate the federal waiver to allow Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWDs) to access the FoodShare Program without restriction in the 20 counties and 10 cities in Wisconsin with continued high unemployment. Feeding Wisconsin, the statewide association of the six Feeding America food banks operating in Wisconsin, joins with the many local groups and anti-hunger organizations in supporting this effort.
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SB 474 Passes Senate Ag Committee
January 14, 2016 - Exciting news as we start the new year that we wanted to make sure you heard about right away. "Harvest for Hope" (SB 474 and AB 611) has cleared its first hurdle and is one step closer to becoming law. Yesterday, the Wisconsin Senate Committee on Agriculture, Small Business, and Tourism passed SB 474 out of committee. This legislation will increase the amount of free, healthy, and nutritious food for food pantries to distribute through a public-private partnership between the state and Wisconsin's network of regional food banks. Thank you to the Senate Agriculture committee for supporting and sharing the goal of Harvest for Hope, one that is shared by every organization dedicated to ending hunger: ensuring that more healthful food is available to Wisconsin families who are utilizing food pantries.

"Forward Together" Blog

Stories from the Field: Fighting Hunger and Improving Health

As members of Congress continue to debate the future of healthcare, potential changes to the structure and funding of important healthcare programs like Medicaid and Medicare continue to concern us, as cuts would undoubtedly continue to put pressure on the household budgets of our friends and neighbors utilizing these programs for their healthcare. At the same time, Congress continues to mull over massive cuts to SNAP (FoodShare in Wisconsin). SNAP and health programs like Medicaid and Medicare work in concert with each other to ensure that all eligible families have the food and healthcare they need to work toward a better tomorrow. Our Outreach specialists help clients every day with these programs. Here are two stories from the field about how SNAP helps to improve health.
July 24, 2017 via "Forward Together" Blog

Publications

Hunger in America Wisconsin Report
March 26, 2015
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Wisconsin Hunger in America Summary Report
March 26, 2015
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Harvest for Hope FAQ
January 14, 2016
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Press Releases

Statewide Hunger Summit Brings Leaders Together to Fight Hunger, Improve Health & Strengthen Communities
May 8, 2017
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Feeding Wisconsin Concerned About New FoodShare Proposal
January 23, 2017
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Feeding Wisconsin asks Dairy State to Take Action to End Hunger this September
August 31, 2016
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Striving forward toward a hunger free Wisconsin

50 million meals distributed in 2016

1000+ programs including pantries, afterschool and weekend programs, meal programs and shelters

$93 million facilitated in food investments by Wisconsin citizens and businesses over the last twelve months

About Feeding Wisconsin

Who we are


Feeding Wisconsin is the statewide association of the six Feeding America food banks that provide food to local food programs in all 72 counties of the state.

Our mission is to coordinate and enhance the statewide work of our member food banks to ensure that everybody in Wisconsin has access to the food and benefits they need to work, learn, play and live healthy lives.

We assist our members raising statewide food and funds, increasing awareness about hunger in Wisconsin, strengthening the public and private solutions to hunger and food insecurity, and catalyzing the statewide public-private partnerships so that we can all strive Forward together toward our collective vision of a hunger-free Wisconsin.

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Founding Partner


Founding Partner, UnitedHealthcare, is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers.

Advisory Committee

Comprised of senior leaders from our state's corporations, non-profits, an agricultural industry, our Advisory Committee provides strategic guidance for Feeding Wisconsin's activities and initiatives, and lends a magnifying voice in the fight against hunger.

Michelle Graham
United Health Group
Nick George
Midwest Food Processors Association
Lisa Nelson
Walmart
Mike Crane
Wisconsin Public Radio
Peter Crawford
Roundy's Supermarkets
Jed Colquhoun
University of Wisconsin-Madison