If you are a senior, living in Wisconsin on a fixed income, over 60 years, or if you care about someone who fits this description, sign them up for the monthly Stockbox program!
Stockboxes are free, pre-packaged boxes of food delivered to low-income senior housing sites and senior centers. They are filled with nutritious items that can round out a meal, offering a chance to enjoy more sit down occasions.
To receive a monthly Stockbox individuals must be:
To find out if they qualify, residents can dial 211 from a landline, or 1-866-211-3380 from a cell phone. Qualifying residents must bring a photo ID and proof of address to their first pickup. If residents are unable to pick up their Stockbox, they may arrange for family member or friend to do so.
Callers will learn of the nearest Stockbox pickup location and date, as well as other assistance available.
Hunger Task Force currently delivers Stockboxes to local senior centers and subsidized housing free of charge in Milwaukee, Jefferson, Ozaukee, Rock, Waukesha and Washington Counties.