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

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

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 continuing to take many precautions [...]

By |September 1st, 2020|Categories: Hunger|

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

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 part of the public health [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|Categories: Hunger|

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

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 know that Making Spirits Bright [...]

By |January 8th, 2020|Categories: Hunger|

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

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 our neighbors in need. Special [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Hunger|

Sheboygan County Food Bank Launches New Look

For nearly four decades, Sheboygan County Food Bank (SCFB) has led the way in addressing the food needs of our neighbors in Sheboygan County who struggle with hunger on any given day. One of the biggest challenges we face is that hunger hides in our community. In addition, many people are still unaware of Sheboygan County Food Bank and the work that we do to fight hunger. Starting today, we [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Hunger|

Staff Attends Hunger Relief Federation Summit: Local Action, Statewide Impact

On September 10th, staff joined anti-hunger advocates across the state for the Hunger Relief Federation’s third annual Federation Summit. The Hunger Relief Federation was developed by our friends at Hunger Task Force to bring together like-minded emergency food organizations in Wisconsin. Anti-hunger leaders shared ideas, had tough conversations, and considered solutions for hunger in their communities. Patrick Boyle, SCFB's Executive Director, co-presented on How We Communicate Hunger in one of [...]

By |September 13th, 2019|Categories: Hunger|

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