End of Shutdown Overview

October 21

FEDERAL SHUTDOWN ENDS

FOOD STAMP CUTS STILL LOOM & FARM BILL REMAINS UNRESOLVED

Last minute action by the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate on Wednesday October 16 ended the Federal Government shutdown and averted a U.S. Government... [Read more]

FoodShare Cuts Will Hurt Community

October 31

So what happens when FoodShare benefits are cut on Friday [November 1]? And honestly, why should you care?

FoodShare cuts will happen across the board, meaning everyone on FoodShare will lose some benefits. The decrease in benefits will hurt our... [Read more]


You Put the FORCE in Hunger Task Force!

August 20

Thank you to all the volunteers and donors for making this summer extra special! We were proud to be a part of special admission offers at events and festivals all summer long, helping your save money and helping families in need put food on the... [Read more]


Join the Panel Discussion

October 04

"The Starfish Throwers" chronicles the heartwarming individual stories of three people from wildly different backgrounds—a top chef in India, a middle school girl, and a retired schoolteacher—who decide to combat world hunger despite seemingly... [Read more]


One Does Not Simply Walk During Crop Walk

October 12

Enjoy an early fall afternoon on Sunday, October 12 by joining neighbors from different faiths, cultures, and ages, walking together to take a stand against hunger in our world. Work together to raise awareness and funds for international relief and... [Read more]


Local Fire Fighters Go Nuts to Help the Hungry!

January 17

Sixty Milwaukee and suburban fire stations will host peanut butter drives and serve as drop off sites for the public.

Twelve departments will be participating and as one Fire Chief said, "the public would have to be nuts not to help out."

Peanut... [Read more]


Donate at the Corner of Happy and Healthy!

January 28

Your local Milwaukee and surrounding area Walgreens are committed to helping people get, stay and live well.

When their Store Managers heard about the need Hunger Task Force has for peanut butter they were thrilled to pull together as one team to... [Read more]


New Location for the Milwaukee County Winter Farmers Market

January 25

The Milwaukee County Winter Farmers Market is entering it's 5th year connecting local farmers and their products to Milwaukee County residents for 22 weeks through the fall and winter. Be sure to check out their new location -- the Mitchell Park... [Read more]


A Funny Thing Happens When You Help Feed Others

September 03 to October 20

Hunger Task Force works with some of the best businesses in Milwaukee and our graphic design agency ranks right up there!

Platypus Advertising + Design has outdone themselves by entering in the Milwaukee Journal Partners for Humanity print ad... [Read more]


Making a Difference One Dime at a Time

October 01 to December 31

Whole Foods One Dime at a Time program provides an incentive to customers to eliminate single-use plastic bags and develop stronger communities all at the same time. At the register, customers will have the option to receive a 10¢ per bag refund as... [Read more]


Good Times Become Great Times When You're Giving Back

October 10 to October 12

The 5th Annual Milwaukee Oktoberfest takes place October 10 -12 at Cathedral Square Park in downtown Milwaukee.

This year's festival will feature live music, wiener dog racing, the final stop of the Sprecher Traveling Beer Garden and more.... [Read more]

 
 

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