The River Food Pantry – Dane County, WI
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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.

Sharon Mohr Receives Senior Service Award from Rotary Club of Madison

MADISON, Wis. — January 17, 2019 — The Rotary Club of Madison yesterday presented its Senior Service Award to Sharon Mohr, a full-time volunteer at The River Food Pantry, during the club's meeting...

Feed The Need 2019

Mark your calendar for The River Food Pantry’s fourth annual Feed The Need fundraiser on Sunday, April 7. Attendees will enjoy tasty samples from numerous Madison Originals vendors, raffles and more.

Your Tax-Deductible Year-End Gift Makes a Difference

The River is able to make such an impact because of the support of our community. We are truly grateful. If you have not yet had the chance to contribute, we would welcome your donation...

For the safety of the people we serve, our staff and volunteers, The River Food Pantry will close if the Madison Public Schools close due to inclement winter weather.

Our 2018 Impact

Households Visited

MUNCH Lunches Distributed

Community Meals Served

Hours of Volunteer Service