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

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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
1140 Gervais Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55109

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 Applauds State Effort to Support Hunger Relief and Wisconsin’s Agriculture Industry through COVID-19 Response and Recovery

Feeding Wisconsin is grateful to receive two grant awards through the Food Security Initiative administered by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s (DATCP). Our network was awarded $2.2 Million via the COVID-19 Food Security Network Support Grant and just over $5 Million via the COVID-19 Food Security and Wisconsin Products Grant.
September 10, 2020 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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Harvest for Hope FAQ
January 13, 2016
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Press Releases

Feeding Wisconsin Awarded DATCP Food Security Initiative Funding For COVID-19 Response and Recovery
September 10, 2020
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Feeding Wisconsin Receives $106,000 from Walmart Foundation
August 16, 2018
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Media Statement on Senate Farm Bill Passage
June 29, 2018
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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
Nick George
Midwest Food Processors Association
Lisa Nelson
Mike Crane
Wisconsin Public Radio
Wes Webendorfer
DeWitt, Ross, and Stevens
Jed Colquhoun
University of Wisconsin-Madison