Helping Kids In Need

They Need Our Help Too often, hungry children don’t have a voice. They are too little or too afraid to tell others that they do not have enough food. You can help families and their children by donating food. When you give food to a food bank or food pantry, you are helping children in need. Not only will you be helping people in your community; you will also be setting a great exam… Read More

Together We Can End Hunger.

Together, We're The Solution Our mission is to end hunger in southwestern Wisconsin through community partnerships. How Do We Do It? In order to fight hunger, we have three main methods that we use:   Food Distribution   Promotion of Government Programs   Spreading Hunger Awareness To learn more about Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin, click… Read More

Large Hunger Relief Charity with Local Impact

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin distributes several million pounds of food each year through its programs and partnerships. Located in Madison, our food bank creates impact across southern Wisconsin by connecting hungry people to the food they need.  Second Harvest Madison is an affiliate of the Feeding America food charity, which is a United States-based nonprofit… Read More

You're Not Alone

Asking for help can be one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do. You may be thinking, “It’s not so bad, there are lots of other people who are worse off than me.” But the reality is that many older adults who are on a limited, fixed income struggle to buy enough healthy groceries. Some are even forced to choose between buying groceries and paying for medic… Read More

Helping You Take Care of Mom and Dad

Your parents took care of you all your life, and now it's your turn to take care of them. But the combination of their limited income and rising expenses for things like medicine make it really difficult to give them the kind of life they deserve in retirement. There’s a federal program that is designed to help people with a limited income buy groceries…and your parent… Read More


  Thank you for your interest in learning how Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin can help you. We will contact you within 24-48 hours. If you are in need of immediate food assistance, dial 2-1-1 on your phone to be connected to the United Way. Additionally, you can find one of our nearest mobile pantries to your location. Read More