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60,000 pairs of socks donated to those in need around Dane County

The River Food Pantry shares Bombas socks with local nonprofits After receiving its largest sock donation from Bombas, The River Food Pantry is ‘knee deep’ in socks for the rising number of individuals needing assistance due to COVID-19. MADISON, Wis. — August 13, 2020 — Dane County men...

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The River Gives Unity

For Shantell, The River means more than giving back to the community. As a regular volunteer since May, Shantell has experienced how The River builds compassion between people during these times of division and hardship. “With everything going on in the world today, The River unifies us instead...

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Curbside Connections

Over the last four years, The River’s Operations Lead Jon Clark has built many relationships and experienced many changes, especially after the pandemic hit. For Jon, the biggest challenge with COVID-19 is not being able to connect as directly with clients. “I definitely miss the one-on-one fami...

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Feed families by supporting FAM (Family At-Home Meals)

Give today and your donation is doubled! We are grateful to announce that a good friend of The River has offered to MATCH up to $25,000 for all gifts received by September 1, 2020, in support of our newest program, FAM (Family At-Home Meals). Gifts from generous donors like you have helped The River...

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The River will accept food donations again

The River Food Pantry will again accept in-kind donations of food and personal care items, but not clothing or housewares. Donations can be dropped off at the back door of The River (2201 Darwin Rd) on Mondays from 9am–1pm and Tuesdays–Fridays from 1pm–3pm.* All food and personal car...

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Third-grader starts COVID-19 fundraiser for local nonprofits

Donations support homeless and hunger-relief organizations Watch Arie Sadnoor (right) and his sister (left) explain the purpose of their “COVID-19 Uplift our Community Fund.” MADISON, Wis. — April 3, 2020 — A third-grade student started a GoFundMe last week to raise money for Madison-ar...

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The River Food Pantry Establishes COVID-19 Emergency Food Fund

Funding provides boxes of food for curbside pick-up and MUNCH mobile lunch delivery to children MADISON, Wis. — March 16, 2020 — The River Food Pantry has established a COVID-19 Emergency Food Fund to meet the nutritional needs of food-insecure households in Dane County for the duration of ...

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Feed the Need 2020

UPDATE AS OF MAY 12: Due to COVID-19, The River is officially canceling this year's Feed the Need, which was recently rescheduled for Sunday, June 7 at Madison College. Although we can't come together this year to sip and savor local flavors, we plan to hold a future event in first quarter of 2021! ...

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60,000 pairs of socks donated to those in need around Dane County

The River Food Pantry shares Bombas socks with local nonprofits After receiving its largest sock donation....

The River Gives Unity

For Shantell, The River means more than giving back to the community. As a regular volunteer since May, Shantell has....


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