Delivery of Donations from 100 Women Who Care--MKE Metro West to FOOD Pantry of Waukesha

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On Tuesday, May 25, Kathy Powers and Jane Condon delivered 60 checks from 100 WWC to the FOOD Pantry of Waukesha County.  In addition we have had twelve on-line donations.  Several company matches and stock donations are in process, as well.  Thank you for all your generosity - we are currently at $6,575 to provide to the FOOD Pantry at this critical time.

 

The FOOD Pantry has never seen anything like what they are currently experiencing. The need has been great and so vastly different than past periods of need.  They are still hearing from new clients who have been laid off and from others who have not only had Coronavirus but have lost a family member to the virus.  They have plans to use our donations towards accessibility projects, such as their expanded home delivery program and options for online and phone call pre-ordering.  They have also started a mobile pantry delivery in partnership with the Elmbrook School District.  These projects will help the most vulnerable – children, seniors, and individuals with disabilities.

 

Our goal is to have 100% member participation, and we are currently at 75%.  If you have not yet submitted your donation, we have extended the deadline to NOON on Tuesday, June 1.  The FOOD Pantry offers an easy and secure way to donate at https://waukeshafoodpantry.networkforgood.com/ .

Please consider fulfilling your commitment on-line if you have not already done so.  We will be applying for a matching grant from the R. M. Schultz Family Foundation on Tuesday, June 1, so we would like to have as high total to be matched.

Additional Information on Food Pantry of Waukesha

Their Mission

The FOOD Pantry Serving Waukesha County provides food, hope, and dignity to county residents in need, and advocates to increase awareness of hunger through community partnerships.

 

Their Vision 

We envision a future without hunger in Waukesha County.

 

Their Values

•Dignity: we treat our clients, donors, and volunteers with respect, fairness, honor, and confidentiality.

•Stewardship: Through operational excellence we maximize the resources entrusted to us by the community.

•Advocacy: We work collaboratively within the community to end hunger and food insecurity on behalf of our clients.

•Education: We provide Information to our Clients about available resources within the community. We also inform the public about hunger and food insecurity in our community.

•Community: Through collaboration with our clients, our volunteers, our donors, and everyone The FOOD Pantry impacts, we build a stronger society for today, tomorrow, and the future.

•Nutrition: We provide a variety of wholesome food for our clients so they may lead healthy and productive lives.

100+ Women Who Care  MKE Metro West

100+ Women Who Care of Milwaukee Metro West strives to strengthen our communities by providing funds to local charities committed to improving the lives of people in communities west of Milwaukee.

 

Our mission is to bring together, for one hour every four months, at least 100 women. Each member contributes $100, personally or through a team, to a local charity chosen by members in that one hour that will make a difference in our communities.

Come join us to make a difference while you are having fun!  You not only will be improving the lives of others but will be enriching your own life.

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Video of REDgen Executive Director, Brooke Talbot, detailing how 100WWC-MMW made a difference in helping ;middle and high school students west of Milwaukee