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Spotlight: Hunger Task Force Stories

Jim Luther New Hope Center Food Pantry and Hunger Task Force Partner to Increase Access to Culturally Relevant Food in Milwaukee

Jim Luther New Hope Center Food Pantry and Hunger Task Force Partner to Increase Access to Culturally Relevant Food in Milwaukee

Jim Luther New Hope Center Food Pantry, a member of Hunger Task Force’s pantry network, has experienced a nearly 50% increase in traffic since September 2023. To help the pantry properly serve Milwaukee residents in need, Hunger Task Force provides culturally relevant pantry staples which make up nearly one-third of the total food the pantry distributes monthly.

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Jim Luther New Hope Center Food Pantry and Hunger Task Force Partner to Increase Access to Culturally Relevant Food in Milwaukee

Jim Luther New Hope Center Food Pantry and Hunger Task Force Partner to Increase Access to Culturally Relevant Food in Milwaukee

Jim Luther New Hope Center Food Pantry, a member of Hunger Task Force’s pantry network, has experienced a nearly 50% increase in traffic since September 2023. To help the pantry properly serve Milwaukee residents in need, Hunger Task Force provides culturally relevant pantry staples which make up nearly one-third of the total food the pantry distributes monthly.

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In the News

Toolkit Available! 2023-2024 NSBW School Breakfast Celebration

We want to show some love to the everyday champions who make school breakfast possible for kids. It takes a village - teachers, principals, superintendents, custodians, cafeteria staff, advocates - the list goes on. In this toolkit, we’ve gathered tools, templates,...

Use Your Voice! Ensure WIC Stays Strong for Milwaukee Families

A powerful call to action from Reno Wright, Advocacy Director, Hunger Task Force:Our children's health depends on us, and today I’m reaching out with an important advocacy action for our community to take collectively. The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program...

Hunger Task Force 2023 Annual Report now available online

Hunger Task Force is proud to report that we have become stronger, more resilient and more capable than ever before, thanks to the generous support of our community! As Milwaukee's only Free & Local food bank and Wisconsin's anti-hunger leader, our mission...

Hunger Task Force Farm – Small Acres, Big Productivity

By: Mid-West Farm Report, Madison – podcast Good soil practices are paying financial dividends for farmers in some states in the upper Midwest, and Wisconsin may soon join in.  Bob Bosold talks to Jack Cornell with the United Soybean Board about Farmers for Soil...

WISN 12 Features the Importance of Volunteering at Hunger Task Force

Station Partners with Hunger Task Force on an Initiative Throughout 2024 to Fight Hunger in Southeastern WisconsinBy: Diana Gutierrez, WISN 12 News MILWAUKEE (WISN) — WISN 12 is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a promise of more service to the community. We're...

Two food organizations team up to provide ‘Stockboxes’ for seniors

By: Veonna King, waow.com WAUSAU (WAOW) — The term "no one should go to bed hungry" is a statement that the Hunger Task Force and The Neighbors' Place have taken seriously. The two organizations began their 'Stockbox' program as a way to ensure that low-income seniors...

Nominations Open! 2024 School Breakfast Champion

We want to show some love to the everyday champions who make school breakfast possible for kids. It takes a village - teachers, principals, superintendents, custodians, cafeteria staff, advocates - the list goes on. We want to hear from you! Is there someone in your...

Replacement for FoodShare Benefits

Current FoodShare members who lose food purchased with FoodShare benefits due to a flood, a fire, or other household misfortune, can request the replacement benefits from the State. Per the FoodShare handbook, a loss of power for four (4) hours or more can qualify as...

Toolkit Available! 2023-2024 NSBW School Breakfast Celebration

Wisconsin is celebrating School Breakfast this week and every week! School Breakfast is the most important school supply children can have access to! In this toolkit, we’ve gathered tools, templates, language and images that can be used in Wisconsin to celebrate School Breakfast during National School Breakfast Week (and any other time of the year.)

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Alicia’s Place FoodShare Resource Center continues its community impact

About a quarter of a million people living in Milwaukee County rely on the FoodShare program and many people need help getting the access they need. Alicia’s Place FoodShare Resource Center has been a vital part of the community since 2021. Located at 4144 North 56th Street in Midtown Center, low-income families are welcome to get the help they need. It’s one of two FoodShare benefits outreach offices.

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