Hunger Blog2019-09-19T20:16:31-05:00

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

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 of working together as a community [...]

By |April 21st, 2022|Categories: Hunger|

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

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 walk through our warehouse doors serves [...]

By |April 4th, 2022|Categories: Hunger|

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

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 in response to the onset [...]

By |January 28th, 2022|Categories: Hunger|

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

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 us collect donations and transfer them [...]

By |January 19th, 2022|Categories: Hunger|

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

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 Holiday Lights Hunger Run/Walk in Evergreen [...]

By |December 23rd, 2021|Categories: Hunger|

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

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 of unhealthy options. “PHA’s Healthy Hunger [...]

By |October 26th, 2021|Categories: Hunger|

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