Perhaps you attended a drive-through, trailer-to-trunk event? Perhaps you--or a loved one-- has been affected negatively by the pandemic and need help. No judgement, no stigma here!... Let's get thinking about an "all hands on deck" approach to activate a safety net that can assist our society adjust--and respond--to worldwide pandemic and/or chronic need. Did you know much of the same food distributed through free, trailer-to-trunk events is also available at pantries? Di
At the event hosted by KCFB in Kenosha's Uptown, information about free, local COVID-19 testing was distributed (along with a lot of food boxes!). Please note this change, consider getting tested and spread the word. Bilingual flyer found here! Spread the word!!
Thank you to event volunteers (in particular Kenosha Tae kwon DO Studio youth and adults, Sugar Boxx's Josh Ferguson, and the Belles of St. Mary's Church and friends of the Kenosha County Food Bank), sponsors (GFS and Prime Industrial Contractors), hosts (Tina Karnes and her team of helpers), City of Kenosha Police Department and all the gracious 400+ participants of the Kenosha County Food Bank food distribution event in Kenosha's Uptown on 7/28/20. Read the KenoshaNews cov
Tuesday July 28, 2020 is KCFB's fifth (and possibly last?) public food distribution event as part of their campaign to "Reduce Waste, Help Farmers, Eat Well!" The event is hosted by Prime Industrial Contractors (a HUGE supporter of KCFB) at their commercial property--a former bank building--in Kenosha's Uptown. The location of the staging lines for the trailer-to-trunk event is 2222 63rd Avenue, the former location of Chase Bank (or even earlier, Brown National Bank). Watch
On Tuesday, July 21, the Kenosha County Food Bank, Gordon Food Service and Carthage College staff, alumni and current students, and a slew of community volunteers delivered another food distribution event targeting Kenosha County households. A 50 ft. semi with 22 pallets of mixed produce boxes and an assortment of chicken products was shared with hundreds of families over the 4-hour event. Printed referral information was shared with every participant listing available food
For immediate release: 7/10//20 Kenosha County Food Bank “Reduce Waste, Help Farmers, Eat Well Campaign” Events Event Details: Open to the public! The Kenosha County Food Bank, Inc. works in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Gordon Food Service and other local organizations to host two additional trailer-to-trunk food distribution events. This free food distribution of top-tier products (dairy, produce, pork and chicken) is open to the publi
It’s a staggering reality: More than half of the food produced in the United States goes to waste. Whether in homes, stores or even food pantries, a lot of food ends up not being used. As this food is going to waste, there are some who can’t get enough for themselves or their family. These are the two issues that led to the founding of the Kenosha County Food Bank, a nonprofit that started in March, said Amy Greil, UW-Extension community development educator and food bank boa
The Kenosha County Food Bank’s last scheduled food distribution event was held Wednesday at the former Chase Bank at 63rd Street and 23rd Avenue.
Food was distributed to anyone who came, regardless of need.
Because of a large turnout and the event took place in a neighborhood, cars were routed into multiple lines that ended up funneling into one.
Amy Greil, UW-Extension community development educator and Kenosha County Food Bank board president, was pleased with the turnout e