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How to Recognize and Choose Healthy Options at Pantries

Fruits and vegetables provide a variety of vitamins, minerals, and fiber needed for one’s health and wellness. Risk factors for heart disease and stroke are preventable by healthy eating, regular exercise, and not smoking. 266 more words

Healthy Labeling

Calling All Elves!

Every year my sister and I get together and bake Christmas cookies.  It is one of my favorite activities over the holiday season.  We light a fire in the fireplace and play Christmas carols all day.   598 more words

Food Insecurity

Success!

Yesterday we were able to offer one of our homeless clients the option of receiving food in a gently used backpack or plastic bags with the new Click and Carry handles.   210 more words

Food Pantries

I am the Statue of Liberty; I am the Barbecue Pig - A Vignette

You have seen them, I am sure, in front of suburban strip malls or along a city sidewalk—the folk dressed in ill-fitting costumes holding a sign, waved with varying degrees of enthusiasm. 985 more words

Neil E. Das

Scouts helping food pantries with changing needs

BROWN COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) – Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in Brown County are holding their annual food drives. What they’re hoping to gather this year is pretty specific. 216 more words

News

Click and Carry

As a volunteer in a food cupboard I have heard many stories that have broken my heart.  Often clients are embarrassed about needing help, so they want to explain why they are asking for food or sometimes they are just overwhelmed and want to share the frustration of their struggle with someone.   997 more words

Food Banks