The River Food Pantry – Dane County, WI
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Our Mission

Food, resources and faith to build a stronger community

Our Vision

A fully nourished community

About Us
The River is South Central Wisconsin’s busiest food pantry. Services include free groceries and freshly prepared meals for pickup or delivery, online grocery orders, and mobile meals. The River also redistributes rescued food and resources to local partners to increase access while minimizing waste. Since 2006, The River has grown to serve over 2,000 people every week in pursuit of its vision: a fully nourished community.

100 Men of Dane County Awards $97,000 to The River Food Pantry for Munch Mobile Meals Program

MADISON, Wis. — May 20, 2022 — 100 Men of Dane County has awarded The River Food Pantry a $97,000 grant to support the expansion of their mobile meals program, Munch, which serves local children...

Nominate The River Food Pantry for Best Charitable Organization in Madison!

Please help The River Food Pantry win the madison.com People’s Choice Awards for Best Charitable Organization in Madison for the second year in a row! You can nominate 1 business in each category...

Raise Money for The River by Volunteering at Brat Fest

You can raise money for The River Food Pantry by volunteering at the World’s Largest Brat Fest this Memorial Day Weekend at Willow Island at the Alliant Energy Center! When you sign up to volunteer...

Our 2021 Impact

Pounds of Food Distributed

People Served

Meals Served

Households Served

Munch Lunches Distributed

Hours of Volunteer Service

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