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All-City Swim Meet Food/Fund Drive Challenge
Dates: June 12 - August 3
Details: All-City Swim League pools and their communities are holding the annual All-City Swim Meet Food/Fund Drive Challenge to raise funds and food for Second Harvest Foodbank's Madison-area partner food pantries and Kids Cafes. Help support your neighborhood pool in this year's competition! Learn more.
PEANUT BUTTER JAM - All-City Swim Meet kick-off
Location: Capital Brewery, 7734 Terrace Ave., Middleton
Website: All-City 2013 website
Details: Everyone is invited to help their local pool support Second Harvest and its partner food pantries and Kids Cafes kick off the 2013 All-City Swim Meet Food/Fund Drive Challenge.
-Bring a jar of peanut butter for your pool's food/fund drive and receive a free drink ticket from Capital Brewery
-Craft sale (by kids for kids to support pools' food/fund drives)
-Enjoy great music
-Food available from Johnny Delmonico's (5% of food sales to be split amongst the 13 pools' food/fund drives)
Dates: May 23-27 and June 13-23
Location: Rutabaga Paddlesports, 220 W. Broadway Ave., Monona
Details: Bring in non-perishable food items and receive a free gift.
Dates: April 1 – May 31
Details: Secure meals ($0.65 per code) by purchasing specially marked General Mills products and entering the package code and zip code 53718 at OutnumberHunger.com. Learn more ways to Outnumber Hunger.
|Rotary Club of Madison's Summer Palozza |
Date: June 8
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (parade at 12 p.m.)
Location: Capitol Square, Madison
Details: Don't miss this festival in honor of Rotary Club's 100th anniversary with a parade featuring a Second Harvest Foodbank truck!
|Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt |
Date: June 10
Location: Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, 8426 Old Sauk Rd., Madison
Details: Download and bring this special flyer and 20% of your purchase will benefit Second Harvest Foodbank.
|YEAR ROUND EVENTS|
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.
|Jack Safro Toyota & Ford |
Purchase a vehicle at Jack Safro Toyota or Ford and elect to have Jack Safro donate $20 (60 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.
|Madison-Area Libraries Food Collection |
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., Madison
Pinney Branch, 204 Cottage Grove Rd., Madison
Lakeview Branch, 2845 N. Sherman Ave., Madison
Sequoya 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)
|The Nitty Gritty Monday Lunches |
Locations: The Nitty Gritty, 223 N. Frances St./Madison and 21021 N. Gammon Rd./Middleton
Details: The Nitty Gritty will donate 10% of lunch sales on Mondays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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, 2013
Details: 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.
|Smart Betty |
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.
|Vintage Spirits & Grill Fundraiser Tuesdays |
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 Tweeting for Meals |
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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