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Northside Blood Drive on August 22

The River Food Pantry, Northside Planning Council, and Willy Street Co-op are co-sponsoring a Northside Mobile Blood Drive on Tuesday, August 22 from 1–4 pm to support ImpactLife, the provider of blood components for local hospitals. The ImpactLife Donor Bus will be at Willy Street Co-op’s parki...

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Sips & Slices: A Pizza Party Taste-off for The River Food Pantry

Calling all pizza lovers! You are invited to Sips & Slices: A Pizza Party Taste-off for The River on Sunday, October 1 from 3–6 pm at Garver Feed Mill, located at 3241 Garver Green in Madison. Held on the first day of National Pizza Month, this competition will feature teams of local chef...

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Northside Blood Drive on July 20

The River Food Pantry, Northside Planning Council, and Willy Street Co-op will sponsor a community blood drive with ImpactLife, the provider of blood components for local hospitals. In addition to saving lives, blood donors will receive from ImpactLife a gift card or bonus points to shop at the Im...

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The River Makes Adjustments due to Air Quality – Wed, June 28

Due to worsening outdoor air quality from Canadian wildfire smoke, The River is making adjustments to continue to serve people while keeping our staff and volunteers safe. For today, Wednesday, June 28: Our mobile meals program, Munch, is canceled. All our other programs will continue to ...

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Why Volunteer with Pantry Express?

  Our wonderful volunteers, Brinnan and Joel, have helped to lead The River's Saturday pantry session, called Pantry Express. Learn why they are so passionate about volunteering with this program.   "I started volunteering with The River in January of 2019. I was looking for a way to give b...

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The River Night at the Madison Mallards Game on July 11

Join us for The River Food Pantry Night at the Madison Mallards game on Tuesday, July 11! The first pitch is at 6:05 pm, with gates opening 1 hour prior. Ticket options include: Pepsi Pre-game Tickets: $34 for unlimited food and beer $27 for unlimited food and soda Ticket an...

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Hot summer temperatures have returned!

Dear Clients of The River, Hot summer temperatures have returned! For your safety, we highly recommend you bring items with you to help stay cool while you wait in our curbside distribution line, especially if your vehicle does not have air conditioning. This might include cold ...

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Pantry News

The River’s free summer meal program serving 24 neighborhoods throughout Madison and Fitchburg

The River Food Pantry’s Munch Mobile Meals program has distributed an average of 253 nutritious meals....

The River Food Pantry Earns a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for 6th Consecutive Year

This rating designates The River as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization....


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