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Walk-in Pantry to celebrate 1st Anniversary Open House

Help us celebrate a year in the new & improved walk-in pantry – and support our future:

  • 225% increase of guests served and community nourished by our new facilit

  • 9,072 individuals / 4,020 households receiving fresh food from our walk-in pantry

  • 323,802 pounds of food distributed*

*Numbers based on first year of operation in new walk-in facility


Enjoy food, beverages, music, and more while taking a behind the scenes look at the Fondy Food Pantry, including:

  • The guest sign-in / registration process
  • Shopping with guidelines to meet food group targets
  • Kids programming: Kids Mart, Food For Thought/Backpack Buddies
  • Stocking operations; keeping the shelves stocked with healthy options
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • The Checkout Process
  • Explore how you can help!
    • Dive into the volunteer experience & opportunities
    • Learn more about our donation & funding needs: Where and how do your dollars nourish our community?
    • Our commitment to the community and vision for the future


Everyone is welcome!

Who should attend?

  • Individuals interested in learning more about how they can get involved and support community members living with food insecurity
  • Families looking to have a learning experience – teach what it means to give back
  • Teams and businesses looking to support their community
  • Churches or other non-profit organizations interested in doing a food drive or giving back
  • Individuals who are on the fence about getting help or know someone who might need help 

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  • Alliant Energy Foundation

    Alliant Energy

  • Mercury Marine
  • Walmart Foundation
  • The FDL Area Foundation
  • National Exchange Bank Foundation
  • The Charity Club, Inc.
  • FVS Bank
  • International Paper