Getting Food Ready for Distribution at Second Harvest Food Bank

For the third volunteer outing of 2017, we continued our work in the area of combating hunger by getting food ready for distribution to Second Harvest’s partner agencies (food pantries, shelters, meal sites, etc). Since 1986, Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin works to help end hunger in 16 southwestern Wisconsin counties through food distribution […]

Making Dinner for Families at Gilda’s Club Cancer Support Groups

For the second volunteer outing of 2017, we continued our work in the area of combating hunger (and improving health) by making dinner at Gilda’s Club. Gilda’s Club is a gathering place for everyone touched by cancer—of any kind and at any stage at no cost. Gilda’s Club offers support groups that focus on different […]

Picking out Toys via Empty Stocking Club for Families in Need

For the last volunteer outing of the year during the holidays, I looked for an opportunity to bring a little happiness to those less fortunate! So our group of credit union people revisited something we did last year, with mostly new volunteers. We helped out at the 98th annual Toy Depot which was held December […]

Helping People in Need at The River Food Pantry

September is Hunger Action Month, and I’m happy to say this is the third year in a row that we’ve volunteered and wore orange to show our support! If you wear orange, some good folks will donate meals to Second Harvest Foodbank. So in addition to volunteering, we also helped support Second Harvest. This month, […]

Sorting Food at Community Action Coalition

For this volunteer outing, we worked with a local non-profit we haven’t volunteered with before around the critical issue of hunger! We spent a few hours with the Community Action Coalition (CAC) for South Central Wisconsin that works to develop economic and social capacities of individuals, families and communities to reduce poverty in Dane, Jefferson […]