Our MUNCH mobile lunch program is CANCELED for Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 due to extreme heat. However, The River will be OPEN on Friday, July 19 from 4:30–7:30pm for a regular market distribution session.
Connecting community to compassion
Serving Dane County since 2006, The River Food Pantry provides food, resources and faith to build a stronger community. Services include free groceries, meals and clothing, as well as free mobile lunches for children and teens on non-school days. As the area’s busiest food pantry, The River serves over 1,000 households every week in pursuit of its vision: a fully nourished community.
Our 2018 Impact
Community Meals Served
MUNCH Lunches Distributed
Pounds of Food Distributed
Hours of Volunteer Service
Dollars Worth of Clothing & Household Items Distributed