The River partners with Second Harvest

The River Food Pantry has become the first redistribution organization (RDO) of Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin, according to a statement from the organization. The River can now redirect food sourced from Second Harvest to other local organizations throughout Dane County. Currently, the River’s current redistribution community partners include:  

  • Access Housing; 
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County; 
  • Dryden Terrace; 
  • Dryhootch;  
  • Friends of the State Street Family;  
  • Hope’s Home Ministries;  
  • La Follette High School;  
  • Neighborhood House Community Center;  
  • Porchlight Homeless Men’s Shelter;  
  • Shelter from the Storm Ministries;  
  • Paul Lutheran Church Community Store;  
  • The Beacon; and   
  • Warner Park Community Recreation Center. 

The River distributes a wide variety of products to these organizations including fresh produce, ready-to-eat meals, nonperishable food, snacks, beverages, baby formula, and personal hygiene items.