Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending hunger through community partnerships in southwestern Wisconsin, serving nearly 141,000 people who struggle to put food on the table, including 43 percent who are children. Through food and financial donations and volunteer support, Second Harvest Foodbank acquires and distributes food to 350 partner agencies, including food pantries, shelters and meal sites, in 16 counties. From July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010, Second Harvest Foodbank distributed 8.1 million pounds of food. It is one of 200 affiliates of Feeding America, the nations largest charitable hunger-relief organization, engaging our country in the fight to end hunger. For more information, visit www.secondharvestmadison.org.
Mission: To feed the hungry in southern Wisconsin by acquiring food and related products and distributing them to qualified non-profit organizations; by providing those programs with appropriate assistance; by acting as a resource for information related to fighting hunger; and by developing partnerships with others who work on hunger issues.
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