FoodShare Archives

DHS announces new walkin location for Milwaukee Enrollment Services (MilES)

November 17, 2022

Starting November 1, 2022, Milwaukee Enrollment Services (MilES) will serve Milwaukee County residents who participate in state benefit programs at a new location at 6055 North 64th Street. Members of programs such as BadgerCare Plus, FoodShare, and Wisconsin Shares will have free parking, bus line access, and improved building accessibility with first floor walk-in services…. [Read More]

Join Nanette and take away the tough choices during the holiday season

November 17, 2022

Brought to you by Hunger Task Force Growing up, Nanette learned the value of giving back to her community. Up until her early adult years, Nanette volunteered at the food pantry and soup kitchen in her community, not knowing that she would one day depend on these resources to make ends meet. When a medical… [Read More]

Join seniors, like Allen, and spread the word about FoodShare

October 20, 2022

Allen, a retired veteran living in Milwaukee, heard about FoodShare through a friend. “I didn’t know about FoodShare until a friend told me about it,” said Allen. “I might have seen it on TV or something, but it didn’t register that it was for me. I’m single and I’m not really hungry because I know… [Read More]

Food is a human right, but too many in my community are struggling to buy food

September 22, 2022

By T.R. Edwards, Esq. Advocacy Director, Hunger Task Force Dear Editor, We do not ask for help. We do not tell anyone when we struggle. Too often, we refuse to share our pain, struggle, or sorrow until we simply cannot hold it in anymore. That is, it seems, what it means to be a black… [Read More]

American Heart Association recognizes Rep. Evan Goyke with Friend with Heart award

June 28, 2018

The American Heart Association presented Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) with a Friend with Heart award for his support of the American Heart Association’s mission throughout the year, including supporting the Dispatcher-Assisted CPR law, as well as a law that incentivizes FoodShare participants to purchase healthy foods. Both laws were passed in the last legislative session… [Read More]