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Gift of Gobble results

Many thanks to all who donated and volunteered to make the 2016 Gift of Gobble at The River a huge success! 1,162 families shopped at The River during the pantry sessions the week of November 15-22 and 760 turkeys were distributed and 520 free hot meals provided. It was a busy week!   ...

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Giving Tuesday 2016

Wow! The River Food Pantry is so grateful for all the donations received on #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back! The River received over $5,000 in donations! The River Food Pantry founders Amy & Jenny Czerkas also contributed a $5,000 matching gift for donations that came i...

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ReMitt Project

It may not be our typical cold Wisconsin winter just yet, but The River Food Pantry is here to keep you warm with the ReMitt Project! ReMitt mittens are hand crafted by volunteers from a Blackhawk church women’s group. The mittens are 100% recycled- made from old wool sweaters. The women felt t...

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Gift of Gobble

It’s that time of year again. Imagine the stress many families in our north side community go through during the holiday season.    For some, a $25 turkey for Thanksgiving Dinner cannot be added into their budget. You can help these struggling families by giving the “Gift of Gobble”. ...

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7th Annual Harvest Dinner Success!

Thank you for joining The River Food Pantry's team to Tackle Hunger in Dane County. The 2016 Harvest Dinner for Hunger was a great success. Guests enjoyed a 5-course dinner by Market Street Diner, live music by the talented Beth Kille, live and silent auctions, raffles and games! Over $44,000 was ...

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American Family Insurance Interns Focus on The River at Share Tank

Four summer interns at American Family Insurance selected The River Food Pantry as their non-profit for Share Tank. American Family Insurance’s “Share Tank” project required ten teams of interns to select a local non-profit organization, interview its managers, identify a need for the business...

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Mobile Lunch Program Feeds Children

Children in the Woodland Park Apartments run, hop, skip and giggle when they see The River Food Pantry’s large white van pull into the neighborhood parking lot. Children eagerly line up while volunteers and The River staff unload their vehicle and arrange coolers and a table on the grass located i...

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School Supplies Needed

It's summer time which means we are starting to collect school supplies! There are numerous reasons why families cannot acquire the required school supplies, we want to help and get children excited for their first day back at school by providing the needed materials to help them learn. Would...

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Pickin’ for the Pantry

Help us fill our coolers full of fresh food this summer. Please consider donating your gardening surplus to The River where it will immediately find a good home. You might even consider planting a few extra items just for donating or bring a group to a farm for harvesting. With The River distributin...

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