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

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|

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

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. Artist must: Be a Sheboygan [...]

By |September 21st, 2021|Categories: Hunger|

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

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 Food Bank by collecting non-perishable [...]

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

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

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 of nutritious vegetables, herbs, and [...]

By |May 25th, 2021|Categories: Hunger|

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