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Supporting the Community and Saving on Taxes

Max Weber is a proud supporter of The River who wants to inspire other donors to make IRA donations to charity. “Over the past year, my wife Maureen and I have been making contributions to The River through our IRA,” said Max. “This allows us to not only support our community, but to sa...

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Increased Access to Free Fresh Produce

Food-insecure households across Dane County have increased access to free fruits and vegetables, thanks to a recent grant The River received from the Inland Empire Community Foundation. With this funding, The River is purchasing more fresh produce than ever before for all of our programs to help our...

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ePantry: New Food Pantry Online Ordering System

Of all the changes at The River caused by the pandemic, perhaps the largest one was moving pantry sessions outdoors to support the health of clients, volunteers, and staff. While this transition was necessary, it was difficult as it took away something our clients value greatly: choice. While we ...

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The River Hosts School Supplies Drive

While we hate to admit it, summer will come to an end. But that means school will begin. As many students return to in-person learning, The River Food Pantry is hosting a community-wide school supplies drive in collaboration with the Northside Planning Council. As you browse the aisles or en...

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Vote for The River as Best Charitable Organization in Madison!

VOTE FOR US PLEASE! Help us win the madison.com People’s Choice Awards for Best Charitable Organization in Madison! VOTE HERE. You can vote ONCE PER DAY from June 21–July 11. Voting is fast and easy. Plus, you will help raise awareness of The River’s efforts to feed thousands of Dan...

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Make Music Madison at The River

  On Monday, June 21 from 3:30–6pm, The River Food Pantry will be a host of Make Music Madison, a free outdoor musical experience celebrated annually on the summer solstice.   Live music at The River will be provided by Northbound Train, the band of our very own Operations Specialist Ben Kauth. ...

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The River Food Pantry Voted Best Charitable Organization in Madison.com People’s Choice Awards

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Supporting the Community and Saving on Taxes

Max Weber is a proud supporter of The River who wants to inspire other donors to make IRA donations to....


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