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

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin - Fox Valley
2911 W. Evergreen Drive
Appleton, WI 54913

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

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

Second Harvest Heartland
7101 Winnetka Avenue N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

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

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

Latest news and media


Senate Passes Bipartisan Farm Bill
June 29, 2018 - The Senate passes their version of the Farm Bill, which protects SNAP and strengthens TEFAP, on a strong, bipartisan vote of 86-11!
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Senate Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill
June 13, 2018 - The Senate Agriculture Committee passed its version of the Farm Bill out of Committee. The Senate Farm Bill presents a responsible, forward-looking vision to fight hunger, improve health and strengthen rural communities
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The House REJECTS H.R. 2
May 18, 2018 - The House of Representatives rejected a Farm Bill that would have made indiscriminate cuts to SNAP and reduced state flexibility and local control to implement the program. Feeding Wisconsin hopes that Congress will revisit the Farm Bill and work toward passing a bipartisan bill that fights hunger and supports our rural communities by strengthening SNAP.
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Feeding Wisconsin Hires New Executive Director

Feeding Wisconsin, the statewide association of Feeding America food banks, announced today that Jackie Anderson has been hired as its new Executive Director. In her new role, Anderson will oversee the organization’s advocacy, outreach, and coalition-building efforts to support its member food banks' work to end hunger in Wisconsin.
April 22, 2024 via "Forward Together" Blog


Hunger in America Wisconsin Report
March 25, 2015
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Wisconsin Hunger in America Summary Report
March 25, 2015
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COVID-19 Pantry Visitor Pulse Survey
July 1, 2021
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Press Releases

Feeding Wisconsin Releases 2023 Wisconsin Advocacy Priorities
February 14, 2023
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Feeding Wisconsin Welcomes David W. Pluymers as FoodShare Outreach Program Director
December 1, 2021
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Food Distribution for Tribal Elders Hosts Virtual Press Conference with Government Officials, Community Organizations and Academic Partners
August 11, 2021
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Striving forward toward a hunger free Wisconsin

86 million meals distributed in 2021

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

$153 million distributed in food purchased and recovered by network Food Banks in FY21

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.

Board of Directors

Feeding Wisconsin's Board of Directors is comprised of the six food banks leaders of our six network food banks that serve Wisconsinites across all 72 counties. The board, along with insights from their board, staff, ending hunger allies, and most importantly Wisconsinites with lived experiences of hunger, provides strategic guidance for Feeding Wisconsin's activities and initiatives, and lends a magnifying voice in the effort to end hunger in the state.

Michelle Orge
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Allison O'Toole
Second Harvest Heartland
Patti Habeck
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
Suzanne Becker
Feed My People Food Bank
Shaye Moris
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank
Virginia Merritt
Channel One Regional Food Bank