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Spotlight: Hunger Task Force Stories

Stories & Features

203,752 Summertime Meals Served to Local Kids in 2022

203,752 Summertime Meals Served to Local Kids in 2022

Summertime is a peak season for childhood hunger as students go without meals they would normally receive at school. To combat summer hunger, the federal Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides nutritious meals to children aged 18 or younger during the summer months. Hunger Task Force administers the SFSP in such a large and inclusive way that it’s often dubbed the “Milwaukee Model.”

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Volunteer of the Month: Northwestern Mutual | September 2022

Volunteer of the Month: Northwestern Mutual | September 2022

Each month Hunger Task Force is honored to recognize an individual or group who go above and beyond in their service to the organization. From food sorting and building healthy food boxes for seniors to helping individuals shop the Mobile Market and harvesting at The Farm, volunteers help Hunger Task Force feed people today and support our work in ending future hunger.

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Meet the new faces of Hunger Task Force

Meet the new faces of Hunger Task Force

The principal strength of Hunger Task Force is its compassionate and committed staff. This month, Hunger Task Force is proud to announce the addition of three new faces to our Advocacy and Administration teams. We are thrilled to welcome Chelvast, Joe and Qadir.

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203,752 Summertime Meals Served to Local Kids in 2022

203,752 Summertime Meals Served to Local Kids in 2022

Summertime is a peak season for childhood hunger as students go without meals they would normally receive at school. To combat summer hunger, the federal Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides nutritious meals to children aged 18 or younger during the summer months. Hunger Task Force administers the SFSP in such a large and inclusive way that it’s often dubbed the “Milwaukee Model.”

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News & Press

Hunger Task Force Invited to Speak at White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Hunger Task Force’s executive director, Sherrie Tussler, will speak on a panel during the Biden-Harris Administration’s White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. The Conference will be held in Washington, D.C. and is part of the Administration’s National Strategy that identifies steps the government will take and catalyzes the public and private sectors to address the intersections between food, hunger, nutrition, and health.

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Fall 2022 Nutrition Education Quarterly available online

Hunger Task Force doesn’t just feed people in our community – we help along their health journeys, too. Hunger Task Force offers a robust Nutrition Education Program committed to providing useful tools to sustain a healthy lifestyle. Check out the Fall 2022 edition of our Nutrition Education Quarterly. Explore this seasonal publication for helpful tips on healthy eating, cooking skills, budget-friendly shopping and ways to fit physical activity in your day.

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Hunger Task Force Welcomes USDA Deputy Under Secretary

Hunger Task Force hosted the United States Department of Agriculture’s Deputy Under Secretary Stacy Dean during her two-day visit to Milwaukee on September 12 and 13. During her visit, Deputy Under Secretary Dean toured key Hunger Task Force locations and got a first-hand look USDA-supported Hunger Task Force programs and participated in our senior Stockbox distribution.

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Milwaukee Bucks All Star Khris Middleton Tours Hunger Task Force Following Large Food Donation

Milwaukee Bucks All Star forward Khris Middleton and his family foundation toured Hunger Task Force’s new food bank following a large food donation made after the Bucks 2022 playoff run. During the 2022 NBA playoffs, Middleton and his family foundation partnered with Goodles, a California-based company producing high-protein mac & cheese, to direct food donations to organizations fighting hunger.

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Hunger Task Force launches “Food is a Human Right” campaign with mailing to 22,000 Milwaukee County residents

“Food is a Human Right” is an educational campaign aimed at acknowledging that all people should have access to enough food to be healthy. FoodShare is an entitlement program funded 100% by the USDA and provides federal aid to people who have low income and difficulty affording food. Applying for FoodShare has become easier and Hunger Task Force has mailed 22,000 first-class letters to the older adults that can use this federal help.

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Hunger Task Force Invited to Speak at White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Hunger Task Force’s executive director, Sherrie Tussler, will speak on a panel during the Biden-Harris Administration’s White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. The Conference will be held in Washington, D.C. and is part of the Administration’s National Strategy that identifies steps the government will take and catalyzes the public and private sectors to address the intersections between food, hunger, nutrition, and health.

read more

Fall 2022 Nutrition Education Quarterly available online

Hunger Task Force doesn’t just feed people in our community – we help along their health journeys, too. Hunger Task Force offers a robust Nutrition Education Program committed to providing useful tools to sustain a healthy lifestyle. Check out the Fall 2022 edition of our Nutrition Education Quarterly. Explore this seasonal publication for helpful tips on healthy eating, cooking skills, budget-friendly shopping and ways to fit physical activity in your day.

read more