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Help The River SOAR

The River Food Pantry is starting on a wonderful strategic planning journey and we invite you to come along! We are participating in an Appreciation Inquiry and SOAR process. Appreciative Inquiry is a systematic approach to discovering the best in people, organizations and systems, and buildling upo...

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Feed The Need 2018

Wow, what an afternoon! Thank you to Madison Originals , NOAH'S Event Venue , attendees, volunteers, and sponsors for making the third annual Feed The Need an amazing fundraiser for The River! On Sunday, April 22nd attendees enjoyed tasty local flavors from nearly 20 Madison Originals restau...

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Jemal Massie

Because of wonderful supporters like you, The River Food Pantry helps thousands of individuals and families in need here in Madison and Dane County. We'd like to tell you about one of them: Jemal Massie. Jemal couldn't continue working in his construction business due to chronic pain in his a...

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8th Annual Harvest Dinner 2017

Tickets are now available for our 2017 Harvest Dinner for Hunger taking place on Sunday, October 1 at The East Side Club. $65/person or $520/table of eight. 250 tickets are available and we expect the event to sell out. Make plans to join us at this special night to raise awareness and ...

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The River Food Pantry Accepts 2016 Monsanto Fund Grant

July 14, 2016 – Madison, WI. The River Food Pantry is a 2016 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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Gift of Gobble 2017

It’s that time of year again. Imagine the stress many families go through during the holiday season.    For some, $30 for a Thanksgiving dinner cannot be added into their budget. You can help these struggling families by giving the “Gift of Gobble”. In 2016, The River distribut...

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8th Annual Harvest Dinner Success!

  Did you attend the event? If so, please tell us what you thought by taking this short SURVEY.  The 2017 Harvest Dinner for Hunger was a great success! Guests enjoyed a 5-course dinner from Madison Originals restaurants, live music, a silent auction, raffles, and heard stories of those who ha...

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Trick or trEAT Halloween Bash!

Help us scare up some funds for The River Food Pantry!  Join Madison Magnet and Rotary After Hours for a spooky night of food, beer, and live music! Hue - a super fun cover band - will be jamming out with us all night as we show our support for the fight against hunger. Tickets are $15 in adva...

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The River Food Pantry Receives $50,000 Grant from Great Lakes

Madison, WI- On Thursday, August 24 The River Food Pantry was the proud recipient of a $50,000 Brighter Futures Grant awarded by Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates. In honor of celebrating its 50thanniversary, Great Lakes awarded grants to nonprofit organizations making a di...

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School Supplies Needed 2017

Summer is coming to a close and the start of school is right around the corner. The River Food Pantry is again hosting a school supply drive for neighborhood familes. We want to make sure ALL children are excited for their first day back at school by providing the needed materials to help them l...

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The River Food Pantry Partners with Lasagna Love to Deliver Homemade Lasagnas to Veterans for Veterans Day

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River gear on sale until November 18

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