The River Food Pantry Voted Best Charitable Organization in People’s Choice Awards | The River Food Pantry
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The River Food Pantry has been voted Best Charitable Organization through the 2021 People Choice Awards.

Click to read The River’s listing in the People’s Choice Winners Guide.

“In a community of over 3,000 nonprofit organizations, it is an absolute honor to be recognized as the best!” said Rhonda Adams, Executive Director of The River. “We sincerely thank everyone who voted for The River and all who support our efforts to feed Dane County year-round.”

Since opening in 2006, The River has become South Central Wisconsin’s busiest food pantry. Originally serving only a handful of households, today The River serves over 1,000 Dane County households per week—and counting.

The River’s free services include:

  • Weekly groceries for curbside pickup or delivery
  • Online grocery orders
  • Freshly prepared to-go meals
  • Mobile lunches for children and adults in low-income neighborhoods

Learn more about The River’s services and how to get involved at

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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 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.

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