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“I can’t believe I’m just hearing about The River and it’s right in my neighborhood! I am so glad for a place to donate clothes where I know it will go directly to people in need. I am talking up The River to all my friends.” 

Sharon

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The River is Dane County's busiest food pantry and in 2015 welcomed 30,605 family visits.

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Gift of Gobble 2017

It’s that time of year again.

Imagine the stress many families go through during the holiday season.   finishedturkey

For some, $30 for a Thanksgiving dinner cannot be added into their budget. You can help these struggling families by giving the “Gift of Gobble”.

In 2016, The River distributed over 800 turkeys and/or hams during Thanksgiving week and served 1,000 meals at The River’s annual Thanksgiving Feast! In order to provide enough turkeys this year, The River needs your help.

We have currently raised enough money for 650 turkeys!

 

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Here's How You Can Help:

-Donate $30 for every turkey you would like to see given to a family in our community who shops at The River. Donate online or drop off a check/cash at the pantry. Specify "Turkey" in the designation/comment box when donating online or on the check memo. 

-Donate a turkey (or two or three or more) by Friday, November 10 to be served the following Friday at The River’s annual Thanksgiving Feast or distributed to families for their own Thanksgiving celebrations.

Are you a business owner? Challenge your employees to donate and double the donation by doing a match!

Donations can be dropped off at The River Food Pantry, 2201 Darwin Road, Madison, WI 53704.

If you have any questions, contact Development Director Amy Lord, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me."
- Matthew 25:35-36

The River Food Pantry
2201 Darwin Rd. | Madison, WI 53704
Phone: (608) 442-8815
Email: info@riverfoodpantry.org

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture Policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave, SW , Washington D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

In addition the State of Wisconsin prohibits discrimination in the delivery of services on all the above bases, as well as sexual orientation and religion. 

The River Food Pantry complies with all Federal, State and local laws regarding nondiscrimination and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons.