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Pantry Hours

The pantry is open at the following times:

Tuesday 10:45 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Open for groceries, clothing, and community dinner
Tuesday 4:45 – 6:30 P.M. Open for groceries, clothing, and community dinner
Thursday 10:45 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Open for groceries, clothing, and community dinner
Thursday 4:45 – 6:30 P.M. Open for groceries, clothing, and community dinner
Friday 4:45 – 7:00 P.M. Open for groceries, clothing, and community dinner.
Rides home within a 3 mile radius on Friday evenings.

Meal and clothing services close 15 minutes before the food pantry closes to ensure all have adequate time to shop the food pantry. Doors may open early at the discretion of management.

pdf Click here for a printable version of pantry hours

pdfClick here for a printable version of pantry hours (para Espanol)

Click here for directions to The River Food Pantry

What to bring to The River in order to shop:

First time visitors, please bring proof of address and ID’s for each household member. A recent bill dated within 3 months is best for address proof.  Examples of documents for household member ID’s include: insurance cards, school IDs, birth certificates, Social Security cards, vaccination records, etc.  Every visit thereafter please bring only the white registration card that you will be issued.

pdfClick here for a list of acceptable documentation (196.36 KB)

Interested in making a donation?

Donations can be dropped off at The River Food Pantry, 2201 Darwin Rd, Madison, WI 53704:

  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 A.M – 5:30 P.M.

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