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Featured on Wisconsin Foodie

Wisconsin Foodie, April 5, 2018

2018 Feed the Need event

NBC15,  March 2018

Hunger advocacy groups concerned about proposed changes to state’s welfare system

News 3, February 2018

Lifters at local gym raise money, donations for River Food Pantry

News 3, February 2018


Giving hunger a face

The Clarion, November 2017

Madison’s MUNCH free lunch program gets an upgrade, chance to expand with new van

The Cap Times, August 2017

Great Lakes Higher Education celebrates 50 years by giving back

WKOW 27, August 2017

Great Lakes celebrates anniversary by giving back

Channel3000, Neil Heinen editorial, August 2017

More Wisconsin families are pulling themselves out of poverty, but help still needed

The Cap Times, August 2017

Food drive aims to help pantries during slow donation season

WMTV / NBC15.com, April 2017

Local business help “Feed the Need” in Madison

WMTV / NBC15.com, April 2017

“Feed the Need” benefit for the River Food Pantry

WMTV / NBC15.com, March 2017

Fun On Ice event benefits food pantry

WISC-TV / Channel 3000, January 2017



New mobile lunch program ensures hungry kids don’t go without this holiday season 

WKOW / WKOW.com December 2016

Food pantry goes mobile to ensure kids on brake stay fed

WMTV / NBC15.com, December 2016



Local food pantry in need of winter clothing donations

WMTV / NBC15.com, January 2015

Non-profits hope to make the most of 2015

WISC-TV / Channel 3000, January 2015

No Time to Wait – It’s a new year and a new chance to make the city better

Madison Magazine, January 2015

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