About Lauren Smith

Director of Development and Marketing, Sheboygan County Food Bank

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

2021-09-23T09:55:07-05:00

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 artists. [...]

Holiday Cards Fundraiser is Back and Looking for Submissions from Local Artists2021-09-23T09:55:07-05:00

Making Spirits Bright Gifts $30,000 to Help Purchase Healthy Food

2021-08-26T08:11:56-05:00

Making Spirits Bright is already spreading joy and living up to its name ahead of our partnership anniversary of ten years. The organization just donated $30,000 to help purchase healthy food for our neighbors in need. From the day after Thanksgiving through December each year, Sheboygan County Rotary Clubs provide Making Spirits Bright – a drive-through holiday lights show in Evergreen Park benefiting Sheboygan County [...]

Making Spirits Bright Gifts $30,000 to Help Purchase Healthy Food2021-08-26T08:11:56-05:00

Howards Grove High School Purchases Vertical Hydroponic Systems to Harvest Fresh Lettuce

2021-05-25T09:18:22-05:00

Howards High School is unleashing the power of fresh food production to help Sheboygan County become a happier, healthier community. Students of Mrs. Malone's Advanced Horticulture class recently purchased three of Fork Farms fully self-contained vertical hydroponic systems called Flex Farms. Flex Farms are portable and only require a standard electrical outlet and less than 10 square feet of space to produce harvest after harvest [...]

Howards Grove High School Purchases Vertical Hydroponic Systems to Harvest Fresh Lettuce2021-05-25T09:18:22-05:00

A Special Thank You Note for our Community’s Historical Support in 2020

2021-01-04T11:23:04-06:00

In 2020 we ended up serving the most Sheboygan County families in our organization's history. To make sure we met the needs of our neighbors, we responded by adding programs and staff members, helping our partner food pantries safely adjust their distribution methods, opening our Sheboygan Cares Drive-Thru Food Pantry to distribute the USDA's Farmers to Families food boxes, and purchasing tens of thousands of [...]

A Special Thank You Note for our Community’s Historical Support in 20202021-01-04T11:23:04-06:00

Calling All Local Artists! Sheboygan County Food Bank Debuts Holiday Cards Fundraiser

2021-09-20T15:06:13-05:00

Calling all local artists! Through Wednesday, October 7, we are accepting submissions of original artwork, including photography, to be featured for our first ever Holiday Cards fundraiser. This year’s theme is “A Sheboygan Winter Wonderland”. Both amateur and professional submissions are welcome! All proceeds from our Holiday Cards sales will be used to fight hunger in Sheboygan County while promoting local artists. Artist must: Be [...]

Calling All Local Artists! Sheboygan County Food Bank Debuts Holiday Cards Fundraiser2021-09-20T15:06:13-05:00

Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk Fundraiser Cancelled – But Community Can Still Take Steps Against Hunger

2020-09-01T13:15:02-05:00

We hope you are doing well and staying safe. Thank you to all of those who have joined us in the past as participants, volunteers, sponsors, and key partners to help make our Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk a success. In the wake of the current health crisis, the overall well-being of Sheboygan County residents remains a high priority for Sheboygan County Food Bank. We are [...]

Annual Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk Fundraiser Cancelled – But Community Can Still Take Steps Against Hunger2020-09-01T13:15:02-05:00

A Message for our Community About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

2020-03-16T14:27:18-05:00

We are dedicated to addressing the emergency food needs of our neighbors in need, especially in times of uncertainty. Sheboygan County Food Bank is closely monitoring the latest reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and our local Sheboygan County Division of Public Health regarding COVID-19. Sheboygan County Food Bank is a critical [...]

A Message for our Community About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)2020-03-16T14:27:18-05:00

Making Spirits Bright Collects Nearly 100,000 Pounds of Food – A New Record for Number of Nights Open to the Public

2020-01-08T15:49:31-06:00

The official results are in: Making Spirits Bright collected and donated a dazzling 98,799 pounds of food from our community – in just 32 nights – for their 2019 event. Making Spirits Bright – Sheboygan County Rotary Clubs’ drive-through holiday lights show in Evergreen Park – goes beyond providing a family-friendly event by also collecting non-perishable food items for Sheboygan County Food Bank. Did you [...]

Making Spirits Bright Collects Nearly 100,000 Pounds of Food – A New Record for Number of Nights Open to the Public2020-01-08T15:49:31-06:00

Making Spirits Bright Collects Nearly 100,000 Pounds of Food – A New Record for Number of Nights Open to the Public

2020-01-08T15:15:40-06:00

We are sincerely grateful to Making Spirits Bright Making Spirits Bright for collecting and donating 98,799 pounds of food from our community – in just 32 nights – for their 2019 event. Making Spirits Bright – Sheboygan County Rotary Clubs’ drive-through holiday lights show in Evergreen Park – goes beyond providing a family-friendly event by also collecting non-perishable food items for Sheboygan County Food Bank, resulting in [...]

Making Spirits Bright Collects Nearly 100,000 Pounds of Food – A New Record for Number of Nights Open to the Public2020-01-08T15:15:40-06:00

First Snowfall Doesn’t Stop Volunteers from Picking Nearly Two Tons of Apples

2020-01-08T15:44:30-06:00

The first snowfall of the season in Sheboygan County happened over night on October 29th and it didn't stop our dedicated volunteers from heading out to Smiling Dog Orchard on a "crisp" morning for a second time this fall. Volunteers collected 1,866 pounds of honey crisp apples, which will be safely stored at our warehouse and then distributed to our partner agencies to give to [...]

First Snowfall Doesn’t Stop Volunteers from Picking Nearly Two Tons of Apples2020-01-08T15:44:30-06:00
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