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7th Annual Harvest Dinner

TICKETS ON SALE!  Plans have begun for the 2016 Harvest Dinner for Hunger taking place on Sunday, October 9 at The East Side Club. Purchase your ticket online now or stop by the pantry to pay with check or cash. It is $65/person or $520/table of eight. 250 tickets are available and we expec...

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Food Drive Blitz

Food Drive Blitz  The River Food Pantry had a very sucessful one-day Food Drive Blitz on Saturday, April 30th. Volunteers were located at 5 local grocery stores handing out a list of needed items to interested shoppers. Shoppers would then purchase items and drop them off on their way out of th...

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Spring Cleaning

Garage Sale & Spring Cleaning    It's that time of year again! Are you planning to host a garage sale this spring? Don't forget you can support The River while doing so! Consider donating part of the proceeds from your garage sale to The River. We can purchase $100 worth of food for ju...

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Mother’s Day Cards

Say it with LOVE this Mother's Day! ♥ Make Mother's Day extra-special this year ♥ Make a donation of at least $25 to The River Food Pantry in honor of your Mother (or any great motherly person in your life) ♥ Mom gets a beautiful card telling her how much you care ♥ Your donation ...

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Feed the Need

Feed The Need Success! Thank you for joining The River Food Pantry's first tasting event, Feed the Need! Over 400 guests enjoyed a fabulous variety of local flavors from 18 Madison Originals' restaurants and members, Ale Asylum beer and entertained by the talented Soggy Prairie Boys and The Oak St...

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Fun on Ice Recap

A Cold but Successful Fun on Ice! Temperatures reaching into the single digits didn’t stop families from coming out to support The River Food Pantry at the second annual Fun on Ice! The event, held at The East Side Club, brought in roughly $2,000 towards the pantry! Bucky Badger and D.C. ...

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Breakfast With The Bunny 2016

Easter Bunny Hops to the Northside What could be better than a chance to meet the Easter Bunny? Join The River Food Pantry, St. Paul Lutheran Church and the Northside Business Association at Benvenuto’s Italian Grill Northport Drive on Saturday, March 12, 8 – 10:30am for Breakfast with Bunny! E...

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2nd Annual Fun on Ice!

Join the fun at FUN ON ICE! Back by popular demand, lace up your skates and join us for an afternoon of winter excitement on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. The River is hosting a family-friendly FUNdraiser on the ice of Lake Monona at The East Side Club on Monona Drive. NBC Chan...

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Giving Tuesday 2015

The River Food Pantry is so grateful for all the donations received on#GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. In response to #GivingTuesday, The River received enough donations to provide food for one month. The River Food Pantry Founders Andy & Jenny Czerkas also contributed ...

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