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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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The River’s CEO Charles McLimans Stepping Down, Rhonda Adams Named Interim Executive Director

MADISON, Wis. — May 8, 2020 — Charles McLimans has announced his resignation as President and CEO of The River....

Third-grader starts COVID-19 fundraiser for local nonprofits

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