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BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Would you like to help out? Check out how easy it is to serve at The River. Find out more.

“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

New donor

The River is Dane County's busiest food pantry and in 2014 welcomed 29,333 family visits.

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Pantry Hours

Need help? The pantry is open at the following times:

Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1 PM Open for groceries and clothing
Tuesday 5 PM - 6:30 PM Open for groceries, clothing and community dinner
Thursday 11:30 AM - 1 PM Open for groceries and clothing
Thursday 5 PM - 6:30 PM Open for groceries, clothing and community dinner
Friday 6 PM - 7 PM

Open for groceries, clothing and community dinner

Doors open at 5 PM

pdfClick here for a printable version of pantry hours (English).pdf

pdfClick here for a printable version of pantry hours (para Espanol)362.57 KB

pdfClick here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions181.75 KB

Click here for directions to The River Food Pantry

 

What to Bring

Any resident of Dane County who is in need can use the food pantry. Please bring proof of address and household size. A recent bill or other piece of mail can be used as proof of address (make sure it's dated). You can also use mail for proof of household size (one piece of mail per person). Examples of other documents for household size would include insurance cards, school IDs, birth certificates, Social Security cards, vaccination records, etc.

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When can you make a donation?

 Monday-Friday from 9am-6pm

at The River Food Pantry, 2201 Darwin Rd, Madison, WI 53704.

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Current Needs
 

"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: river@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 Adjudication and Compliance, 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.