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Feed the Kids

More than 15,000 cold lunches were made and delivered to children in need in 2018

Feed the Kids is a summer meal initiative. The goal is to be able to provide food to families and children that do not have access to other summer feeding programs.  More than 15,000 cold lunches were made and delivered to children in need in 2018.

Feed the Kids runs from Thursday, June 6th to Friday, August 30th.

Below is the 2019 route:

Site Time
La Crosse Area YMCA 11:00
Weigent Park (Parks and Rec Summer Program) 11:10
Pineview Mobile Home Park 11:30
Brookview Mobile Home Park 11:45
Schuh Mullen Boys and Girls Club 12:00
Golden Valley Mobile Home Park 12:00
Huber Court 12:15
Mathy Boys and Girls Club 12:30
Poage Park (on occasion) 12:40
Powell Park (on occasion) 12:50

*Some sites will change throughout the summer depending on resources and external partnerships. Please call 608-782-6126 in the morning to find out EXACTLY where we'll be stopping!*

Donations are also needed to keep up with the program demand!

If you'd like to contribute, below is our list of needs. Items with the current biggest need are bolded:

-    Plastic Spoons
-    Paper Lunch Bags
-    Juice Boxes
-    Bottled Water
-    Single serving cups of Pudding, Jello, and/or Applesauce
-    Single serving snacks, crackers, fruit snacks, and granola bars

You can drop off donations at our offices - 223 N. 8th Street, La Crosse, WI 54601

Community partners make this program possible.  Current partners include the Hunger Task Force of La CrosseGreat Lakes CheeseOrganic ValleyUnited Health, and various church congregations.  If you'd like to become a community partner, please call The Salvation Army at (608)782-6126.

Thank you for your continued support!