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VOLUNTEER

THIS TOO IS PERFECT JOY

 

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Volunteer


 

 

 

VOLUNTEER

THIS TOO IS PERFECT JOY

 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us! Come and see what you can give and receive through service to our community!

Interested in bringing a group? If you are a group of 3 or more, please email volunteer@riverwestfoodpantry.org, or leave a voicemail at 414-301-1478, to inquire about available dates! Our in-office days are Tuesday through Friday, and our small staff dedicates much of their time to serving those in need. You can expect a response within 48 hours of your inquiry.

ST. CASIMIR SITE

Individuals are always welcome to drop in at our St. Casimir site on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday mornings!

Wednesday/Friday Food Prep
8:30-11:00am

Come sort and stock non-perishable food items and fresh produce, unload food deliveries, and get to know your neighbors!

924 E. Clarke St. in St. Casimir Parish Hall. Volunteer entrance doors are on the west side of the building in the alley between the church and school. Monday through Friday is street parking only please.

Saturday Food Distribution
8:00-11:00am in St. Casimir Parish Hall.

Come eat a simple breakfast with your community and help distribute food to families in need!

 

GAENSLEN SITE

Tuesday Food Distribution
4:00-6:30pm at Gaenslen Public School.

1250 E. Burleigh St. on the lower level of Gaenslen School across from the ABK Weaving Center.

Come help your neighbors register for food or assist them in shopping for their groceries! Enter through the main doors and tell security you are there to volunteer for the pantry.

Please sign up in advance by emailing
volunteer@riverwestfoodpantry.org.

 

 Urban Farm Site

We've partnered with Maglio Tomato and Groundworks MKE to grow and harvest fresh produce with and for our community.

TO VOLUNTEER:

Go to our Volunteer Sign Up to register for available times!

We have three different locations to volunteer at this Spring:

  1. THE MAGLIO FARM

    4287 North Port Washington Rd. Where the action is! Eleven hoop houses where we will be growing the produce for the pantry.

  2. GROUNDWORK MKE OFFICE

    227 West Pleasant St. Here we will be preparing transplants for the Maglio Farm site.

  3. THE WOODSHOP

    148 South 2nd St. At the Woodshop we will be building things such as transplant tables and wash stations for the Maglio site and other local gardens.

For more information, please visit our Volunteer Sign Up.

To schedule a group, contact matt@groundworkmke.org

Contact Dominique at (414) 666-1533 or dominique@riverwestfoodpantry.org if you have any other questions related to this signup.

 

“The sense of futility is one of the greatest evils of the day…People say, “What can one person do? What is the sense of our small effort?” They cannot see that we can only lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time; we can be responsible only for the one action of the present moment. But we can beg for an increase of love in our hearts that will vitalize and transform all our individual actions.”

– Dorothy Day

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DONATE

Thanks to your tax-deductible donation we can continue to fight food insecurity and empower pantry shoppers to healthier, fuller lives.

DONATE

Donate


DONATE

Thanks to your tax-deductible donation we can continue to fight food insecurity and empower pantry shoppers to healthier, fuller lives.

DONATE

We welcome donations of food and clothing!

 

Clothing Donations

Riverwest Food Pantry operates an emergency thrift clothing service. We receive donated clothing Wednesday and Friday mornings between 8:30 – 11:00am at our St. Casimir Site. For larger donations please call us to arrange a special drop off. Clothing must be clean, stain-free, and need no repairs.

Food Donations

Food donation drop off points are in the lobby of our Gaenslen site during school or pantry hours OR at our St. Casimir site Wednesday, Friday or Saturday mornings between 8:30am and 11am. You can also drop off food at any of our partner organizations: Hunger Task Force, Three Holy Women, Saints Peter and Paul, Our Lady of Divine Providence, Old Saint Mary, Saint Mark’s Episcopal, Christ Redeemer Anglican, and Saint John’s on the Lake etc..