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 […]

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 […]

Making Dinner for Families at the Ronald McDonald House

To kick off the new year, we revisited one of the most popular volunteer activities in the past, which is to make dinner for families at the Ronald McDonald House in Madison. It’s a great way to make a difference around the issues of housing, health and hunger. Madison’s Ronald McDonald House Charities provides services […]

Getting Food Ready for Distribution at Second Harvest Food Bank

September is Hunger Action Month, so for this DE Volunteer outing, it made sense to do something around this development issue at Second Harvest Foodbank, Southwestern Wisconsin’s largest food-relief charity. Also, almost a year and a half ago, Second Harvest hosted the first Mad DE volunteer outing! It was cool to return there after our […]