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HUNGER ACTION MONTH (September 1-30)
September is Hunger Action Month and there are many ways you can take action against hunger. Check out these ones plus visit our Hunger Action Month webpage.
Going Orange All Month Long. Go Orange to show your support for our mission to end hunger in southwestern Wisconsin. Wear orange and post your photos to Second Harvest's Facebook page using #Orange4SHFB and #HungerAction.
30 Ways in 30 Days calendar. For daily ways to make a difference giving funds, food, time and voice, download and share the printable calendar.
Dates: October 27 – December 31Details: 2014 marks the 19th annual NBC15 Share Your Holidays to eliminate hunger campaign. Southwestern Wisconsin’s largest food/fund drive campaign has raised 23.67 million meals for families struggling with hunger since its inception in 1996. This year brings the challenge to raise more meals than ever.
The NBC15 Share Your Holidays campaign has fun events and opportunities for corporations, organizations, schools and individuals to raise funds, food and awareness. Learn more about sponsorships and other opportunities.
Over 12 million American families served by Second Harvest Foodbank and the Feeding America food bank network get less than a gallon of milk per person every year on average. Join The Great American Milk Drive to help give southwestern Wisconsin families nutrient-rich milk. Learn more.
Midas of Madison Food/Fund Drive
Locations:5201 W. University Ave.3757 E. Washington Ave.1501 S. Park St.Details: Receive a free oil change (valued at $29.99) with your online donation of at least $30 to Second Harvest through this Midas of Madison link; then print and bring in your email receipt to redeem the incentive.
You can also donate a bag of non-perishable groceries at a Midas of Madison location to receive a free oil change (valued at $29.99).
Save 50% or more on gift cards for more than 60 local restaurants, salons, spas and other shopping merchants with program proceeds benefiting Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin. Click on "Second Harvest Foodbank" from the charity dropdown list at checkout and 20% or more of the purchase price will be donated to the Foodbank. Plus on the third Monday of each month, your donation doubles with 40% of your purchase price being donated. Visit www.thecommunitychange.com for details.
Heartland Credit Union Go Local
Heartland Credit Union members can donate their Go Local checking account dividends to Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin. Learn more about Go Local plans.
Hy-Vee Food Collection
Make donating part of your shopping routine! Donate your non-perishable food items at Hy-Vee on E. Washington Ave., Madison. Stop by the donation cart at the front of the store for a list of foods most needed by the Foodbank.
Purchase a vehicle at Jack Safro Toyota or Ford and elect to have Jack Safro donate $25 (75 meals) to Second Harvest Foodbank.
Liberty Mutual "Donations for Quotes" Program
Complete a car insurance quote and Liberty Mutual will donate $10 to Second Harvest Foodbank. Visit www.libertymutual.com/kathleenclark to receive your quote.
The following library branches accept non-perishable food donations year round, in the amount of four grocery bags or less:Alicia Ashman Branch, 733 N. High Point Rd., MadisonPinney Branch, 204 Cottage Grove Rd., MadisonLakeview Branch, 2845 N. Sherman Ave., MadisonSequoya Branch, 4340 Tokay Blvd., Madison
Move for Hunger
Don't throw out unopened, non-perishable food when you move! Move For Hunger teams up with relocation companies that will help you box unwanted non-perishable food on your moving day and deliver the donations to Second Harvest Foodbank.
In our area, you can contact:Capital City Transfer, Inc. (Wheaton World Wide Moving) O'Mara Moving Systems (North American Van Lines)
Locations: The Nitty Gritty, 223 N. Frances St./Madison and 1021 N. Gammon Rd./Middleton Details: The Nitty Gritty will donate 10% of lunch sales on Mondays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Color a Plate for Hungry Kate at Nitty Gritty
When: Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.Locations: The Nitty Gritty, 223 N. Frances St./Madison and 1021 N. Gammon Rd./MiddletonDetails: During Saturday and Sunday Brunch, The Nitty Gritty will donate $1 to Second Harvest Foodbank for every kids menu with a plate for Hungry Kate that has been colored.
Donate at Madison-area Panera Restaurants through the Panera Cares Community Breadboxes to support Second Harvest Foodbank’s food sourcing operations and provide high-quality, frozen soup. In addition, Panera will direct 10% of all funds donated by its customers to the Feeding America national office and support efforts to source and distribute quality food to the Feeding America network.
Date: May 1, 2012 - May 13, 2013Details: For every Feed the Hungry Product (water, gum, mints, coffee, iPhone case, t-shirts) sold by Project 7, seven meals will be donated to Feeding America. Donations from purchases made in Second Harvest Foodbank's service area will be split 50/50 with Feeding America. Learn more and find one of 7,000 participating retailers.
Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc. and Alterra Coffee
Fight hunger with a donation when you purchase Alterra Coffee. Alterra Coffee offers a selection of eight Fair Trade Certified and certified organic coffees to benefit Second Harvest. For each pound of Alterra Coffee sold through Roundy's Supermarkets (Copps and Pick 'n Save), Roundy's donates 50 cents support our hunger-relief efforts.
Sign up for SmartBetty.com and $1 will be donated to Second Harvest Foodbank. Then save to 50-90% on daily deals and Smart Betty will donate 10% of its revenue share to the Foodbank.
Two Men and a Truck
Review for Donations: Two Men and a Truck will donate $5 for every online review completed on these sites after a move: Facebook, Google Maps, LinkedIn or Kudzu.
Food on the Move: Moving? Instead of throwing out good food, donate it! Planning a move with Two Men and a Truck? Have food you don't want to move? Food on the Move is just for you. Unopened, non-perishable food and non food items can be given to Two Men and a Truck crews on moving day for delivery to Second Harvest Foodbank.
Every Tuesday, stop by Vintage Spirits & Grill (529 University Ave., Madison) with your donations of funds and receive a special incentive!
Woodman's Food Markets will give $1 to local food pantries and food banks, including Second Harvest Foodbank, up to $500 per month. All you have to do is tweet an image from Woodman’s with the hashtag “#Woodmans4Meals”. Tweet monthly to generate a donation. View complete rules and details.
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