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.

NewBridge Madison Launches Food Bridge “Your Connection to Wholesome Groceries”

[original press release published by The Creative Company] Food Delivery Program to Serve as a Critical Resource for Madison Area Older Adults MADISON, Wis. (October 1, 2019)-Picture this: your...

High School Interns’ Takeaways

Five rising high school seniors served as interns at The River this summer through the UW PEOPLE Program, a college and career readiness kickstart program designed for low-income and...

American Family Interns Win Share Tank Challenge to Award $10,000 for The River

Funding for hydroponic growing systems to grow fresh produce year-round MADISON, Wis. — August 1, 2019 — Three interns won $10,000 for The River Food Pantry yesterday from American Family...

Inclement Weather Policy

For the safety of our clients, staff and volunteers, The River will close if the Madison Metropolitan School District cancels school due to inclement weather conditions.
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Our 2018 Impact

Community Meals Served

Households Visited

MUNCH Lunches Distributed

Pounds of Food Distributed

Hours of Volunteer Service

Dollars Worth of Clothing & Household Items Distributed

Our Clients

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Children

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Seniors

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