Sheboygan County Food Bank

About Lauren Smith

Director of Development and Marketing, Sheboygan County Food Bank

Making Spirits Bright Collects 121,701 Pounds of Donations While the Need to Support Local Families Remains High

2023-01-19T14:45:44-06:00

Community-wide teamwork makes the dream work. For the eleventh year in a row, Rotary Making Spirits Bright's annual holiday lights show at Evergreen Park and partnership event with Sheboygan County Food Bank collected food and personal care items to support local families. In fact, a grand total of 121,701 pounds was reeled in for the 2022 season. To all of those who drove through [...]

Making Spirits Bright Collects 121,701 Pounds of Donations While the Need to Support Local Families Remains High2023-01-19T14:45:44-06:00

Recording-Breaking Year for Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk

2022-12-09T09:44:59-06:00

Five Years Down, $230,000 Raised for Families Facing Hunger We're thankful for our community for rallying to take steps against hunger at our 5th Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk fundraising event through Making Spirits Bright in Evergreen Park on November 19! It was a record-breaking year. A total of 2,328 runners and walkers registered and $80,000 was raised – the most participants and money [...]

Recording-Breaking Year for Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk2022-12-09T09:44:59-06:00

5th Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk Registration Now Open

2022-08-24T10:04:44-05:00

Registration is NOW OPEN for our 5th Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk! We hope you wrangle up all of your family and friends to join us in taking against hunger through Making Spirits Bright‘s drive-through holiday lights show in Evergreen Park before it’s open to the public for the 2022 season. Kick Off Your Holiday Season by Giving Back and Making Memories Once again, [...]

5th Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk Registration Now Open2022-08-24T10:04:44-05:00

Sheboygan County Food Bank Opening Community Cafe to Serve Free Meals and Hope

2022-09-20T09:33:54-05:00

For many years, a few groups and churches have been independently providing meals on Saturdays, or daily to-go lunches, to reach Sheboygan residents who are experiencing homelessness, crisis, transition, and poverty. In recent months, Sheboygan County Food Bank has been leading discussions and planning meetings made up of representatives from houses of faith, nonprofit charities, and governmental agencies throughout Sheboygan County with the goal [...]

Sheboygan County Food Bank Opening Community Cafe to Serve Free Meals and Hope2022-09-20T09:33:54-05:00

Nancy’s Personal Tragedy Helps Fuel Her Compassion to Serve Others

2022-09-20T09:33:44-05:00

National Volunteer Month is officially underway – a perfect excuse to celebrate our dedicated volunteers. Anyone can do a quick Google search and see that a volunteer is defined, generally, as a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task. But we know first-hand that there’s a lot more to unpack from that. Each of our volunteers who [...]

Nancy’s Personal Tragedy Helps Fuel Her Compassion to Serve Others2022-09-20T09:33:44-05:00

Sheboygan County Food Bank Opening an Onsite Drive-Thru Food Pantry with Fresh Food

2022-09-20T09:33:50-05:00

Sheboygan County Food Bank is committed to making sure that Sheboygan County families facing hunger have the best opportunities to access healthy, emergency food. Next on our agenda is opening Sheboygan Cares Food Pantry, our onsite drive-thru food pantry, on Wednesday, February 2. From May 2020-June 2021, we launched and coordinated Sheboygan Cares Food Pantry offsite at Glacier Transit Storage on the southside of [...]

Sheboygan County Food Bank Opening an Onsite Drive-Thru Food Pantry with Fresh Food2022-09-20T09:33:50-05:00

10-Year Partnership with Making Spirits Bright Brings in 131,077 Pounds of Donations

2022-09-20T09:35:57-05:00

We want to share our gratitude for our devoted community that once again rallied to support our neighbors facing hunger. Making Spirits Bright’s holiday lights show at Evergreen Park collected 131,077 pounds of donations in its tenth year. We’re grateful for everyone who visited and generously gave food and personal care items. We also truly appreciate the of hundreds of committed volunteers who helped [...]

10-Year Partnership with Making Spirits Bright Brings in 131,077 Pounds of Donations2022-09-20T09:35:57-05:00

4th Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk Raises Over $75,000 for Families Facing Hunger

2022-09-20T09:37:51-05:00

We are excited to share that our 4th Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk held on Saturday, November 20 was our biggest year yet! Thanks to our community's generous support, over $75,000 was raised, which is more than the first three years of the event combined. We welcomed a total of 1,922 runners and walkers to take steps against hunger – the most ever. The [...]

4th Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk Raises Over $75,000 for Families Facing Hunger2022-09-20T09:37:51-05:00

Sheboygan County Food Bank Joins Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Hunger Relief Initiative

2022-09-20T09:40:40-05:00

We are excited to announce that Sheboygan County Food Bank (SCFB) has joined the Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) Healthy Hunger Relief initiative to further uplift the health and well-being of Sheboygan County. SCFB will work with PHA, the national nonprofit organization fighting for food to address hunger, malnutrition, and chronic disease by increasing the supply of healthier options and decreasing the supply [...]

Sheboygan County Food Bank Joins Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Hunger Relief Initiative2022-09-20T09:40:40-05:00

Holiday Cards Fundraiser is Back and Looking for Submissions from Local Artists

2022-09-20T09:42:19-05:00

Calling all local artists! Through Monday, October 11, we are accepting submissions of original artwork, including photography, to be featured for our second annual Holiday Cards fundraiser. This year’s theme is “The Spirit of the Season”. Both amateur and professional submissions are welcome! All proceeds from our Holiday Cards sales will help make sure no one in Sheboygan County goes hungry, while promoting local [...]

Holiday Cards Fundraiser is Back and Looking for Submissions from Local Artists2022-09-20T09:42:19-05:00