Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin teamed up with The Salvation Army - Fox Cities for a unique mobile food pantry operation for 400 families

FA Sept 2013

Menasha, WI. -   The Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin deployed a mobile food pantry truck that provided food items to 400 families during a public food distribution at The Salvation Army – Fox Cities Worship & Community Center.

The mobile pantry truck allows Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin to directly distribute food to the hungry people in areas of high need and in underserved areas.

Food to be distributed included: chicken, cereal, pasta, cheese, juice, stuffing, soup and canned goods.

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"This was a great opportunity to help those in need via a mobile pantry here in our community thanks to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin”, said Captain Randy Tooley, corps officer, The Salvation Army - Fox Cities.

"Our neighbors and community members are very appreciative of this generosity and the result will benefit families in need here in the Fox Cities."

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Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin works with nearly 1,000 hunger relief programs across eastern Wisconsin. With the help of partners like The Salvation Army - Fox Cities, Feeding America is able to provide over 20 million pounds of food annually to 330,000 people struggling with hunger.

About Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

330,000 people in eastern Wisconsin rely on food supplied by Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin each year.  The food bank is the largest, private, nonprofit distributor of food in the state. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin distributes more than 20 million pounds of food annually to 1,000 food pantries, meal programs and shelters throughout eastern Wisconsin.  Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is a member of Feeding America, which is consistently ranked as one of the most efficient charities, out of the country’s 100 largest charities, by Forbes magazine.  Since 1982, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has distributed nearly 315 million pounds of food.  To learn more about hunger in Wisconsin, visit www.feedingamericawi.org.

 

 

 


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