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Merlyn’s Story | The MUNCH program is making a difference

"I’m retired and have been volunteering at The River for over a year. I look forward to coming on Fridays to give out MUNCH lunches. I love it because everybody is nice and it’s fun. The MUNCH program is making a difference. It’s very important for children. I wish it was here when I was sendi...

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Paul’s Story | The closest thing I have to community

"The River is the closest thing I have to community. As a shopper and a volunteer, I feel grateful for the food, having a safe place to go, and having something worthwhile to do. I sort bags, registration numbers, and food. I also weigh food, wash dishes, and set up chairs. If I see anything else th...

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Pantry News

Gluten-Free Food Boxes Now Offered at The River

The River now offers free boxes of gluten-free food through its curbside grocery distribution on Tuesday–Friday from 10am–3pm. “Thanks to....

60,000 pairs of socks donated to those in need around Dane County

The River Food Pantry shares Bombas socks with local nonprofits After receiving its largest sock donation....


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