Food is a Human Right

FoodShare is a federal program and Wisconsin’s first line of defense against hunger.

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Make an quick & easy online donation to support Hunger Task Force and the Milwaukee community.

Food For Families

Milwaukee’s most storied tradition of giving, feeding thousands of families during the holiday season.

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FoodShare Assistance

Recieve Help with Your
FoodShare Benefits

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Giving Tuesday

Double Your Gift on November 29!

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Food For Families

Help Keep Milwaukee Families Fed This Holiday Season

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Touchdowns for Hunger

Teaming up with Donald Driver for 20th Anniversary!

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Get Help With Food

Resources to Help You Get
the Food You Need

Advocacy

Shop the Mobile Market

Grocery Store on Wheels – Everything 50% OFF!

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Turkey Ticker Challenge

Double Your Gift, Bird-for-Bird All November Long

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Holiday Cards 2022

One-of-a-Kind Cards for the Holiday Season

The Farm

Stockbox DoorDash

Food Delivery Program for
Homebound Seniors

Spotlight: Hunger Task Force Stories

Stories & Features

Milwaukee Veteran Encourages Other Seniors to Apply for FoodShare

Milwaukee Veteran Encourages Other Seniors to Apply for FoodShare

FoodShare has helped Alan Shepard manage his budget better. With food prices on the rise, increases to rent and the cost of medicines, FoodShare has helped him feel comfortable and not worry about his other expenses. “I’m trying to get better with my nutrition, I’m not getting any younger, so I have to be careful with what I buy. FoodShare helps me buy healthy foods.”

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Food Is A Human Right, But Too Many In My Community Are Struggling To Buy Food

Food Is A Human Right, But Too Many In My Community Are Struggling To Buy Food

With food and other prices rising at a rate our country has not seen since the 1970s, it is getting more difficult to “make a way.” In Milwaukee, Hunger is a major issue. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2021, the City of Milwaukee had a poverty rate of 24.6%, ranking it one of the top 50 U.S. cities with people living below the poverty line.

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Local Pantry Partner Reflects on Return to Indoor Service

Local Pantry Partner Reflects on Return to Indoor Service

Cheryl Ousley, Site Manager at Friedens Food Pantries is intentional about treating each guest with dignity. Recently, Friedens’ pantry at Hope House of Milwaukee has returned to indoor service and provides the choice model to guests – allowing families who visit the pantry to select foods that are familiar and enjoyed just as they would shop in a grocery store.

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News & Press

Artists Wanted! Seeking submissions for 2022 Holiday Card program

The Hunger Task Force annual Holiday Card program is a festive tradition – every card sent and received helps put food on the table for local families, children and seniors. Hunger Task Force is looking for creative, festive, secular designs that focus on togetherness, connectivity and winter traditions.

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Summer 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 Summer 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 Summer 2022 Newsletter now available online

Explore this convenient, digital version of the Hunger Task Force Summer 2022 Newsletter! Read about the planting and harvesting of culturally appropriate foods at The Farm, the expansion of the Badger Box program, Summer Meals options for local kids and much more.

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Milwaukee Summer Festival Season is BACK!

Check out these great admission promotions and join in on summer fun while supporting hungry families in our community. Save the date and join Hunger Task Force at summer festivals and fairs this summer.

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Hunger Task Force Fall 2022 Newsletter now available online

Explore this convenient, digital version of the Hunger Task Force Fall 2022 Newsletter! Read about Hunger Task Force’s efforts to connect eligible families to FoodShare through the Food Is a Human Right campaign, the 20th anniversary milestone of Touchdowns For Hunger, ways to give back this holiday season through Food For Families and much more!

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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.

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