November 8, 2020
The Foodbank remains open to clients in need of Emergency food assistance. Please call 262-853-4144 to make arrangements.
Until future notice, in order to keep everyone safe and to limit any exposure to the COVID-19 virus, we are only accepting monetary and Piggly Wiggly gift card donations. No food or other items please. We also ask all volunteers to refrain from visiting the Foodbank.
Thank you for your cooperation. Stay safe everyone!
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AMAZON SMILE PROGRAM
We have enrolled in the Amazon Smile Program. A simple and automatic way to donate to us when you buy items using your Amazon account from www.smile.amazon.com. A portion of the purchase price can be donated directly to us! To learn more about this program please visit https://smile.amazon.com/ch/39-1474292
For further information, please contact Arlene Odeja at 262-853-4144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to COVID-19 and for the safety of our clients and volunteers, the Foodbank sponsored giving trees set-up at Mulberry’s Café and Country Rose will not be available this holiday season.
Instead we are hoping you will participate in the holiday giving by:
• Purchasing a specially marked Foodbank gift card of any denomination at the Piggly Wiggly in Union Grove.
The gift cards will be held at the Piggly Wiggly service desk and will be given out as directed by the Foodbank Coordinator. This will cut down on exposure to our clients and volunteers.
• You can also help by purchasing a $25 holiday meal in a bag at the Piggly Wiggly. Thanksgiving deadline: Nov. 23, 2020. Christmas deadline: December 22, 2020.
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November 8, 2020 — We are extremely grateful for your generous monetary and gift cards to the Foodbank. Because of you we have been able to help feed over 170 families so far during this pandemic! And we will continue to do so! If anyone in our service area needs food assistance, please call 262-853-4144. While we are not accepting donations of food at this time, anyone can help by purchasing Piggly Wiggly gift cards at the Union Grove “Pig” and leaving them at the Customer Service desk earmarked for the Union Grove Area Foodbank. To make a monetary donation, please click on the “Donate” button below. THANK YOU!
November 8, 2020 — With a heavy heart, we say goodbye to our long-time board member and friend, Beulah Skewes, who passed away on November 4, 2020. We are forever grateful for all she contributed to the Foodbank and extend our deepest condolences to her family. Please view her complete obituary at https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/journaltimes/name/beulah-k-skewes-obituary?n=beulah-k-skewes&pid=197070685
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The purpose of the Union Grove Area Foodbank is to initiate, conduct, or implement activities or programs intended to assist the distribution of food to people in emergency need situations. It is not the intention of the Foodbank to provide ongoing assistance where other community programs are already established.
How We Can Help
Our clients come from many walks of life but they share one thing in common: they need emergency food assistance. Maybe there is a job loss, ill health, bereavement, delays in benefits or other difficult situations. If your family needs assistance or you recognize a need in your church, school, or neighborhood, please give us a call so that we may help.