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August 14, 2020

Partner Spotlight: Sheboygan County Food Bank

 

Liz Kroll, Food Bank Director with Sheboygan County Food Bank, shares the immense impact the Food Bank is making in our community.

United Way of Sheboygan County currently invests in the Sheboygan County Food Bank, including their weekend backpack program.

Sheboygan County Food Bank distributes food to food pantries and other partnering agencies in Sheboygan County. Those food pantries and partnering agencies then put food into the hands of our neighbors who need it most.

There is no charge for food, delivery, or partner agency network membership. The Food Bank stays true to their roots by serving local families in Sheboygan County. On any given day, about 11,000 of our neighbors in Sheboygan County struggle with hunger. Each month, over 70,000 pounds of healthy, nutritious, and free food is provided to ensure that over 3,000 families don’t go hungry.

Living with hunger is a real struggle that many around us are facing, including children – a demographic who should be investing their energy into playing, exploring, learning and growing. Given that about 5,000 children in Sheboygan County struggle with hunger, the Food Bank is looking to increase the number of children served. Through the weekend backpack program.

For more news from the Sheboygan County Food Bank follow them on Facebook @ShebCtyFoodBank.

Thank you, Liz and the Sheboygan County Food Bank team for all the work you do for our community!

Sheboygan County Food Bank

Mission: Lead Sheboygan County’s efforts to increase the food security of its residents by distributing healthy emergency food and fostering innovative partnerships.

Contact Information:

3115 N 21st St. Suite 1, Sheboygan, WI 53083
(920) 453-0169
To learn more, visit the Sheboygan County Food Bank website: https://sheboygancountyfoodbank.com/.

Contact United Way staff by emailing info@uwofsc.org or calling 920-458-3425 for more information on how your donation makes a difference in Sheboygan County!

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