50 Faces of Ending Hunger

50 Faces. 50 Stories. 50 Years of Fighting Hunger.

Hunger Task Force is proud to be Milwaukee’s only Free & Local food bank and Wisconsin’s anti-hunger leader. In celebration of our 50th Anniversary, Hunger Task Force is highlighting “50 Faces of Ending Hunger,” honoring the anti-hunger heroes who champion Free & Local and support our mission to end hunger. New faces added each month!

Hunger Task Force FoodShare Supervisor Carmen Delvalle Has Built Her Career Helping People Secure Their Basic Needs

Hunger Task Force FoodShare Supervisor Carmen Delvalle Has Built Her Career Helping People Secure Their Basic Needs

With 20 years of experience serving Milwaukee’s South Side, Carmen oversees the Robles FoodShare Resource Center and manages a talented team of seven FoodShare Advocates. She, and her team, take pride in educating the many people who walk through the door about FoodShare so they can take matters into their own hands to keep their benefits and learn how to advocate for themselves.

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Michael Zeka Has Proudly Served as the President of the Hunger Task Force Board of Directors For 16 Years

Michael Zeka Has Proudly Served as the President of the Hunger Task Force Board of Directors For 16 Years

For more than 30% of the time Hunger Task Force has been feeding hungry children, families and seniors, Michael Zeka has served as the president and chairman of the Hunger Task Force Board of Directors. Michael takes pride in the fact that serving on the Hunger Task Force Board of Directors is more than a line on a resume. The board is hands on and provides operational support and serves as a sounding board for leaders within the organization.

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Rick Lewandowski Has Been Feeding Hungry Seniors for Nearly 20 Years

Rick Lewandowski Has Been Feeding Hungry Seniors for Nearly 20 Years

In 2004, Rick Lewandowski walked through the doors of Hunger Task Force eager to make a difference in his hometown by ensuring hungry seniors received Stockboxes – a box of supplementary food to low-income seniors – every month. Little did he know, nearly 20 years later, he’d still be working every day to improve the lives of Milwaukee’s vulnerable seniors as the organization’s first Senior Services Director.

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