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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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"Forward Together" Blog

FoodShare Eligibility, Benefit Allotment, and Program Updates in October 2021

With the start of the new Federal Fiscal Year, there are a few important changes going into effect regarding FoodShare eligibility and benefit maintenance policy. Cost of living adjustments will result in increased benefits. Those participating in the program will be required to submit six-month reports and conduct an interview at the time of application and annual review.
October 1, 2021 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 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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Feeding Wisconsin Joins National Movement to End Senior Hunger
October 20, 2020
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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