Food insecurity is on the rise due to COVID-19. School closures, increasing unemployment and rising poverty are impacting people already at risk for hunger. Please consider supporting local nonprofit organizations working to provide services to Waukesha County community residents. GIVE TODAY!

Grant Requests

County-wide Organizations

Waukesha County Community Foundation
All donations to this fund will be allocated equally to each of the organizations listed below to directly provide support for food assistance.
Requested
25,000.00
Funded
24,100.00
 
Food Pantry of Waukesha County
Serving the front lines providing free food to people in need throughout Waukesha County.
Requested
10,000.00
Funded
3,175.00
 
Blessings in a Backpack
Providing food on the weekends to 1700 kids in Waukesha, Oconomowoc, Hartland and Sussex. There is increased need especially in Oconomowoc, where numbers have grown to 500/week (usually 138). The group plans to continue with districts into the summer.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
1,100.00
 
Eras Senior Network
Offering grocery shopping for clients and delivering food pantry stock boxes to those in need of food.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
1,600.00
 
Hope Center
In response to COVID-19, Hope Center has so far provided 1,781 “to go” box meals to Waukesha County women, children, and men in need.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
1,950.00
 
Salvation Army
Offers both a food pantry as well as a community meal program
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
3,350.00
 

Local Organizations

Falls Area Food Pantry
Providing nutritious food to residents in the greater Menomonee Falls area.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
450.00
 
Hartland Area Food Pantry, Inc.
Provides temporary & emergency food assistance to anyone in need in the Arrowhead HS School District.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
550.00
 
Kettle Moraine Food Pantry
Helping feed those in need throughout the Kettle Moraine area.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
500.00
 
Mukwonago Food Pantry
We maintain that all individuals and families should have adequate food for their needs and that no one in the communities we serve should be allowed to sacrifice nutrition regardless of their circumstances.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
575.00
 
Muskego Food Pantry
Dedicated to feeding the people of the Muskego area, With the current economic situation, an average of 5 to 8 new families sign up for assistance every week.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
500.00
 
New Berlin Food Pantry
Serving those in need from New Berlin, Brookfield and Elm Grove.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
500.00
 
Oconomowoc Food Pantry
Providing food items to individuals and families in need who reside within the Oconomowoc Area School District.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
2,550.00
 
Pewaukee Food Pantry
Serving approximately 200 families a month. Because of the current economic conditions, the number of families needing assistance is growing.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
450.00