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Thank You Mason!

Bon Voyage, Mason! Celebrating a dedicated volunteer, Mason. Since January of this year, Mason has been volunteering with MUNCH. Every Sunday she helped us pack and deliver nutritious lunches to local neighborhoods. At the end of June, she moved out of state. Teary-eyed, she came to...

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Immanuel UMC Mission Trip 2018

            Youth Mission Trip makes an impact at The River Last week, The River graciously had help from a large mission group coordinated with Immanuel UMC Church. The group was composed of multiple churches and spanned different states. Leaders...

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Happy MUNCH-versary!

As of June 2016, MUNCH is two years old!Madison Unites to Nourish Children at Home (MUNCH) has been providing healthy, nutritious food to Dane County children and teens directly in their neighborhoods for just over two years. The program was founded to address the need for child nutrition during...

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How You Can Help End Child Hunger This Summer

It’s hard to believe that Summer is right around the corner, but it is here and we need your help. During summer vacation hundreds of children and teens will not receive a school lunch that they depend on. MUNCH (Madison Unites to Nourish Children at Home) is our mobile lunch program that deli...

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Meet A Volunteer

Almost every Thursday you’ll find Dan sitting behind a table at The River with a stethoscope hanging on his neck, a blood pressure meter and notebook placed next to him and a smile on his face. He greets many shoppers by their first name and offer them a seat next to him. Dan has been checking...

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John McCracken – Development Assistant

  I joined The River in the Spring of 2018. I previously worked with Wisconsin Public Television, The Literacy Network in Madison, and the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. I am excited to be working with The River as this organization is vital to the area. I joined The River to put my...

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River Shirts

Exciting news! We now have shirts available for purchase thanks to Joeytees! A portion of the proceeds will go back to The River which will go towards purchasing enough groceries for over 1,000 households every week. Talk about a fun way to support The River Food Pantry! We have two colors availa...

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Handwritten Bible Project Presents Finished Collection

Serve and Celebrate the Seven Years Of Partnership With The River In Making The Handwritten Bible In Madison. The Handwritten Bible project began back in August 2010 by Len Lindsay.  How many pages would the Bible be when it is handwritten by over 300 different people? 4,000 pages! All the chap...

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#Daysofservice

For Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr #Dayofservice, CUNA Mutual Group visited The River Food Pantry to help with our Appreciative Inquiry and SOAR (Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations, and Results) process! They also made adorable River buttons and thank you cards that we have been giving out to sup...

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