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Tasty Summer Events

We have some tasty events for you to attend this summer where you'll support local businesses and The River Food Pantry! Mark your calendar for these upcoming events!   Madison Burger Week Isthmus is hosting its first ever Madison Burger Week from July 28th to August 4th! Madison Bu...

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The River Food Pantry Accepts 2017 Monsanto Fund Grant

July 11, 2017 – Madison, WI. The River Food Pantry is a 2017 recipient of a grant awarded by Monsanto.  The award of $12,500 will be used toward keeping the pantry shelves stocked with healthy food options for individuals and families struggling to make ends meet. The River Food Pantry distribute...

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Double Your Impact

          New to The River? Donated to the pantry but it's been a few years? Volunteered at The River and thought about donating to the cause? A current River supporter and know someone who might be interested in getting involved as well?   ...

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June 2017 Impact Award Winner

Behind every plate and every product, there’s a person and a neighbor in need. We believe that in times of hardship, it shouldn’t be hard to ask for help. On Monday June 12, The River’s Development Director Amy Lord shared The River Food Pantry’s mission, which is one of mercy and hope, t...

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Ways To Get Involved

Want to get involved but not quite sure what you want to do? We have plenty of volunteer opportunities at The River, we're sure to find the perfect fit for you! Join us for a pantry session! Help in the kitchen, clothing area or in the pantry area to help people in the community go home with a ca...

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Stuff The Squad

On Saturday June 10th, Roundy’s/Pick 'n Save and the Madison Police Department teamed up to collect needed food items for local food pantries! This year, Second Harvest partnered Pick 'n Save, 2502 Shopko Drive, with The River Food Pantry for this campaign. “Too many of our neighbors, especia...

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A Family’s Food Drive For The River

Stefanie and her three children ages 7, 4, and 1 and a half recently went door to door in their neighborhood handing out flyers about The River Food Pantry and a list of needed items at the pantry. Days later, they picked up bags of donated items from their neighbors' doorsteps. The family brought i...

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Rock The River

On Thursday, April 27, The River Food Pantry was honored to host Rock The River, presented by Madison Magnet & Madison Rotary After Hours for YPWeek Madison. The event was a huge success, bringing in roughly 100 people to the pantry! The River was truly rocking once VO5 began performing. Atten...

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Get Your Tickets!

Join us on Wednesday, June 28th to cheer on the Mallards at the Duck Pond! Join us for Rotary International Night at the Duck Pond!  Tickets are $15 and include your reserved stadium seat and an official Mallards hat and $5 of every ticket sold will to back to Rotary International!  - See more at...

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You Vote, Charities Win

Thank You For Your Votes!   For the past couple months, we have been asking our supporters to participate in The PGA Tour Volunteer Challenge which raises funds for charity. Thanks to all our supporters, Rick Webster, Mark Boettner, and Mick Pecoraro's team for A River Food Pantry pla...

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

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Supporting the Community and Saving on Taxes

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