The River Food Pantry – Dane County, WI
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The River and all its programs will be CLOSED on Nov. 25–26 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Our Mission

Food, resources and faith to build a stronger community

Our Vision

A fully nourished community

The River Food Pantry, serving over 1,000 diverse households each week, is South Central Wisconsin’s busiest food pantry. Our services include free groceries for curbside pickup or delivery, online grocery orders, freshly prepared to-go meals, and mobile lunches for children and adults in low-income neighborhoods. We build community by offering opportunities to serve, donate, and collaborate. We also partner with local organizations to minimize food waste and improve access to reliable sources of food. Since opening in 2006, our vision has always been to achieve a fully nourished community.

The River Food Pantry Partners with Lasagna Love to Deliver Homemade Lasagnas to Veterans for Veterans Day

MADISON, Wis. — The River Food Pantry has partnered with the volunteers of Lasagna Love to deliver free homemade lasagnas to homes of the pantry’s veteran clients the week of Veterans Day. “We are...

River gear on sale until November 18

River gear is on sale until November 18, 2021. Choose from a variety of branded shirts, jackets, vests, hats, and more! A portion of the proceeds will help feed those we serve. Get your River gear...

ReMitts Return!

Stock up on ReMitts for the cold and the holidays! Each pair of these beautiful, warm, upcycled wool mittens is one of a kind. Plus, all the proceeds benefit The River when you purchase your ReMitts...

Our 2020 Impact

Pounds of Food Distributed

People Served

Meals Served

Households Served

MUNCH Lunches Distributed

Hours of Volunteer Service

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