The Salvation Army, Milwaukee Brewers Team Up to Kickoff Feed The Kids Summer Meals Program

Jun 15, 2023

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The Salvation Army, Milwaukee Brewers Team Up to Kickoff Feed The Kids Summer Meals Program
In 2022, The Salvation Army served 65,000 meals through the program

MILWAUKEE - The Salvation Army and the Milwaukee Brewers are teaming up to host the annual Feed The Kids Kickoff at noon on Monday, June 19 at the Tailgate Haus at American Family Field, 1 Brewers Way.

At the kickoff, volunteers will prepare 800 sack lunches for children living in Milwaukee’s underserved neighborhoods.

After the kickoff (June 20-August 25), volunteers will prepare about 1,200 lunches per day. The lunches, which contain a sandwich, cheese stick, snack, apples or carrots, dessert and bottled water, will then be distributed to children in 21 different neighborhoods (3 routes) on Milwaukee's north and south sides.

The Feed The Kids program has provided more than 2.7 million meals to hungry children in Milwaukee County since 1990. The Brewers have been long time partners of the program.


About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (
Human Locally, 87 cents of every dollar raised is used to support programs and services in Milwaukee County.

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