Hunger Task Force Archives

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]

Kohl’s donates $750,000 to increase access to nutritious meals for Milwaukee-area families

January 24, 2019

On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Kohl’s announced a donation of $750,000 to the Hunger Task Force to increase access to nutritious meals for local families, children and seniors through the expansion of the Hunger Task Force MyPlate program. Through MyPlate – a healthy eating guide influenced by the USDA MyPlate food model – the nearly… [Read More]