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2020

‘MadCity Night In’ Virtual Fundraiser Supports Dane County At-Risk Families
Spectrum News 1 | May 21, 2020
Madison eyes ‘relief and recovery’ effort for rising food needs amid COVID-19 pandemic
Wisconsin State Journal | May 7, 2020
Power of Partnerships
Second Harvest Foodbank | May 6, 2020
old national bank Old National Bank responds to Urgent COVID-19 Need with $1.2 million commitment
Old National Bank | May 5, 2020
Local catering company, Madison family continue to do good during pandemic
NBC 15 | May 2, 2020
With real games on hold, Forward Madison FC sells tickets to imaginary match to benefit restaurants, health care workers
Wisconsin State Journal | May 1, 2020
Cap Times’ Evjue Foundation announces $635,000 in special COVID-19 grants
The Cap Times | April 27, 2020
April Downtown Down Low Podcast
Downtown Madison | April 24, 2020
Part 5: Still Surviving (and Thriving!) during the Pandemic
American Marketing Association – Madison Chapter | April 20, 2020
Red Cross sets up temporary hotel shelter for Madison fire victims
WKOW | April 19, 2020
Local Companies Doing Great Things
Gordon Flesch Company | April 17, 2020
Why are only 15% of Madison’s low-income students getting free meals from district during COVID-19 closures?
Wisconsin State Journal | April 13, 2020
Forward Madison FC raises $3,000 from t-shirt sales for River Food Pantry
Channel 3000 | April 13, 2020
River Food Pantry soldiers on with curbside lunch, mobile delivery
Madison Commons | April 5, 2020
Know Your Madisonian: River Food Pantry CEO is passionate about feeding people, especially during COVID-19 pandemic
Wisconsin State Journal | April 5, 2020
Madison area food banks ramp up as demand surges amid COVID-19 pandemic
Wisconsin State Journal | April 3, 2020
The Food Workers Facing the Pandemic
The Progressive | March 27, 2020
River Food Pantry needs volunteers
Channel 3000 | March 26, 2020
Madison College donates 3,755 pounds of food to River Food Pantry
Channel 3000 | March 24, 2020
The Way We Eat: COVID-19 Puts More Pressure On Food Aid Organizations
WORT-FM | March 19, 2020
Pantries prepare
Isthmus | March 19, 2020
$35,000 in anonymous donations to River Food Pantry help provide curbside meals to Madison families
Channel 3000 | March 17, 2020
Food pantries moving to curbside pickup
Wisconsin State Journal | March 17, 2020
Food pantries working to keep serving through coronavirus outbreak
WKOW | March 13, 2020
River Food Pantry makes tough decisions with COVID-19 crisis
Spectrum News | March 13, 2020
Food supply for Madison’s pantries, shelters threatened by COVID-19 developments
The Cap Times | March 13, 2020
Disc golf tournament in the snow raises money for food pantry
WKOW | January 25, 2020
Disc golfers compete in snow to benefit The River Food Pantry
Channel 3000 | January 25, 2020
Well Expo helps visitors keep resolutions
WKOW | January 18, 2020
‘A great example of community’: Group starts weekend food bag program for Thoreau students
The Cap Times | January 11, 2020

2019

Nonprofits partner to bolster Madison school food pantries
Wisconsin State Journal | December 28, 2019
Black Power 2019: Wisconsin’s 49 Most Influential Black Leaders
Madison365 | December 12, 2019
Top local charities in Southwestern Wisconsin
NBC15 | December 5, 2019
Three UW-Madison students named 2020 Rhodes finalists
UW-Madison News | November 25, 2019
Ultrazone offers free games of laser tag for food donations
Channel 3000 | November 20, 2019
MATC culinary students prepare feast for River Food pantry’s Thanksgiving meal
NBC15 | November 18, 2019
Food pantry blaming federal tax changes for drop in donations
WKOW27 | November 15, 2019
15th Annual North Star Awards Will Honor Unsung Heroes
Madison365 | November 11, 2019
City, Nonprofits Work For North Side Security
Madison Commons | November 7, 2019
‘It’s really just a Band-Aid’: Food pantry CEO says wheel tax reimbursement isn’t enough
Channel 3000 | October 22, 2019
New Food Delivery Service In Madison Area Brings Pantry Items To Seniors
Wisconsin Public Radio | October 14, 2019
‘It doesn’t have to be that way:” New food delivery program to feed Madison-area elderly
Channel 3000 | October 10, 2019
New food pantry delivery service for low-income older adults
NBC15 | October 8, 2019
Wolfie’s Wellness helps students eat more healthy
The Clarion | August 28, 2019
Food for Success Coalition Seeks Volunteers for School Food Pantries
Madison365 | August 2, 2019
Growing “Badger Volunteers” Program Builds Long-Term Relationships
Madison365 | August 1, 2019
OutReach LGBT Community Center offers services and support
Northside News | August 1, 2019
Northside Food Pantries
Northside News | August 1, 2019
Northside Farmers Market collaborations support food access
Northside News | July 31, 2019
The River has set the table to nourish a community
Northside News | July 31, 2019
25,000 in Wisconsin could lose food share assistance if proposal for new eligibility rule passes Channel 3000 | July 26, 2019
Madison brewery gives back to local food pantry
NBC15 | June 25, 2019
500 volunteers participate in United Way of Dane County’s Day of Action
WKOW27 | June 21, 2019
Food for Success coalition aiming to combat childhood hunger in Madison
The Cap Times | June 13, 2019
New Coalition Seeks to End Hunger in Madison’s Schools
Madison365 | June 13, 2019
Madison Burger Week gives back to the community
NBC15 | June 5, 2019
Cap Times’ Evjue Foundation gives $1.8 million to area nonprofits
The Cap Times | June 5, 2019
SPECIAL REPORT: Looking for solutions to the summer hunger gap
Fox 47 News | June 4, 2019
From rosé to beer, Madison’s summertime drink scene is in full swing this week
Madison Magazine | June 3, 2019
The River Runs Deep
Our Lives Magazine | May 2019
UW-Madison student receives Udall Scholarship to further environmental work
University of Wisconsin-Madison | April 24, 2019
Mobile lunch program delivers free meals ahead of Easter
NBC15 | April 20, 2019
Gotham Bagels offering rainbow bagels in May
Madison Magazine | April 10, 2019
Volunteering at home: Alternative break options now include Madison area
The Clarion | March 27, 2019
Food pantry delivers free lunches to kids on spring break
NBC15 | March 27, 2019
Madison Originals: Feed the Need
NBC15 | March 24, 2019
Valentine’s 5K brings runners out into the cold
Channel 3000 | February 9, 2019
‘Women are tough’: Hundreds brave cold at Madison’s Women’s Wave rally
News 3 | January 19, 2019
Sharon Mohr Receives Senior Service Award
Rotary Club of Madison | January 18, 2019
Food banks ready for influx of people needing help due to the partial govt shutdown
WKOW27 | January 10, 2019
Local food pantries could see an increase in use if shutdown continues
NBC15 | January 9, 2019
Thinking Forward Together: Helping Organizations SOAR!
Global Learning Partners, Jay Ekleberry | January 7, 2019

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