Support Neighbors in Need by Supporting Local Dairy Farmers
Whole milk is a highly requested – but rarely donated – item at The River Food Pantry. This Giving Tuesday is your chance to change that!
For every $10 you donate during The River’s “Giving MoosDay” campaign, you will provide a pint of whole milk for 12 local children and adults facing food insecurity. For $100, you will provide a half-gallon of whole milk for 150 food-insecure families.
Last year, you helped us crush our $10,000 goal by raising nearly triple that amount. We hope to repeat that success this year on November 30.
By supporting our Giving MoosDay campaign, we will be able to purchase a consistent supply of fresh, healthy whole milk directly from local dairy farmers to provide for thousands of food-insecure children, seniors, veterans and low-income families across Dane County.
Why Whole Milk?
The River currently offers low-fat milk weekly to over 1,000 Dane County households. Whole milk is a popular request that we would love to provide as another option.
Whole milk is rich with essential nutrients, including high quality protein, calcium, and vitamins A, B12 and D. Whole milk can provide the fat content young children need for healthy growth and development. Some studies have even shown whole milk can also lower rates of obesity, heart disease and diabetes.
Together, we can expand access to free, healthy whole milk throughout Dane County AND support local dairy farmers. Give to The River’s Giving MoosDay campaign today!
About The River Food Pantry
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, 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. Learn more at riverfoodpantry.org.
Because The River is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, your donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.