Riverwest Food Pantry

Riverwest Food Pantry Emergency food assistance in Riverwest/Harambee neighbourhoods. The Riverwest Food Pantry exists to alleviate food insecurity by providing emergency food assistance and healthy, sustainable food access to the low and moderate income residents in the 53202, 53212, 53203, 53211, and 53217 zip codes of the City of Milwaukee.
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Site Addresses & Times St. Casimir Site, Saturdays 8:30am-10:30am 924 E. Clarke St. Gaenslen School Site, Tuesdays 4:30pm-6:30pm 1250 E. Burleigh St. Milwaukee, WI 53212

Operating as usual

Due to other operations, we are CHANGING our operation hours only for this week. We will be open Tuesday from 4-6PM as w...
11/16/2020

Due to other operations, we are CHANGING our operation hours only for this week. We will be open Tuesday from 4-6PM as well as Thursday from 4-6PM. We will NOT be open for food distribution on Saturday. We are still distributing food out of St. Casimir parking lot at 924 E Clarke Street. Please go to our website for more details https://www.riverwestfoodpantry.org/#closings

11/14/2020
Music at the Riverwest West Food Pantry

Feeling blessed with the gift of music from a talented community member who played during this morning’s food distribution! ❤️ Thank you for sharing your gifts! 🎶

So grateful for Glorioso's Italian Market for their generous donation of 300 pounds of pasta! Thank you for being a part...
11/12/2020

So grateful for Glorioso's Italian Market for their generous donation of 300 pounds of pasta! Thank you for being a part of our Community of Generosity! ❤️🍝🍴

We were happy to donate over 300 pounds of dried pasta to Riverwest Food Pantry earlier this week to help feed people in the neighborhood. During these crazy times, please be safe and support one another.

We know that food is an entry point to establishing relationships and changing all of our lives! This was true before an...
11/10/2020

We know that food is an entry point to establishing relationships and changing all of our lives! This was true before and is still true now. Hope everyone in our community is staying healthy and well ❤️

*photo from last year*

With winter just around the corner, we are collecting winter coats, winter boots, and socks for our neighbors! For winte...
11/06/2020

With winter just around the corner, we are collecting winter coats, winter boots, and socks for our neighbors! For winter coats we are taking new and gently used ones as well as kids and adult sizes. Drop them off either Fridays from 9-11am or Saturdays from 8:30-10:30am.

SO Thankful for our partnership with St. Joan Antida High School for their 65th Annual Spaghetti with the Sisters! Thank...
11/04/2020

SO Thankful for our partnership with St. Joan Antida High School for their 65th Annual Spaghetti with the Sisters! Thanks to them 500 neighbors in our community are able to have spaghetti dinners this week! ❤️

We cannot say THANK YOU enough for the generosity and outpouring of support we've seen over the last month for our 65th Annual Spaghetti with the Sisters partnership with the Riverwest Food Pantry!

Our hard working volunteers prepared and packaged 500 prepurchased meals that were picked up today by Jennifer and Isabel from the Riverwest Food Pantry! THANK YOU!

Wonder what it's like to be a missionary at the Riverwest Food Pantry? Have other questions about what we do or how we s...
11/03/2020

Wonder what it's like to be a missionary at the Riverwest Food Pantry? Have other questions about what we do or how we started? Check out our website for more information on our work!
https://www.riverwestfoodpantry.org/mission-house-faq #missionarywork #missionlife #missionary #mission #serve #service #riverwestfoodpantry #catholic #catholiclife

Happy Halloween! Not only do we have some tricks, but being a part of this community is always a treat!🎃 #Halloween #tri...
10/31/2020

Happy Halloween! Not only do we have some tricks, but being a part of this community is always a treat!🎃 #Halloween #trickortreat #community

WOAH! This year's Bay Gives Back was a success!! With your help and the help of the Whitefish Bay Community, we were abl...
10/30/2020

WOAH! This year's Bay Gives Back was a success!! With your help and the help of the Whitefish Bay Community, we were able to raise 8,873 lbs of food in total! That will provide food for more than 1,250 people in our community! Thank you Whitefish Bay High School for your continued dedication and support! ❤️

Thanks so much to St. Joan Antida High School for partnering with us this year ! For their 65th annual spaghetti dinner,...
10/27/2020

Thanks so much to St. Joan Antida High School for partnering with us this year ! For their 65th annual spaghetti dinner, they are giving the option for other to purchase spaghetti meals to families in our neighborhoods! This is your last week to order, so click on the link provided to donate a spaghetti dinner now! www.SaintJoanAntida.org/Spaghetti

BRRRRRRR it's cold! Many of our neighbors go with out warm clothes for the winter. That's why we are starting to collect...
10/25/2020

BRRRRRRR it's cold! Many of our neighbors go with out warm clothes for the winter. That's why we are starting to collect winter coats, winter boots, and socks for our neighbors! Drop them off either Fridays from 9-11am or Saturdays from 8:30-10:30am.

10/23/2020
What does Riverwest Food Pantry Mean to You?

The power of our Community of Generosity reaches far beyond what we can imagine. Share in the comments below why being a part of this community is so special to you! #riverwestfoodpantry #community

Our missionaries have been active in our neighborhoods, standing up for justice and the value of all life. #blacklivesar...
10/22/2020

Our missionaries have been active in our neighborhoods, standing up for justice and the value of all life. #blacklivesaresacred #missionaryinternship #missionary

It's that time of year! With winter just around the corner, we are collecting winter coats, winter boots, and socks for ...
10/20/2020

It's that time of year! With winter just around the corner, we are collecting winter coats, winter boots, and socks for our neighbors! Drop them off either Fridays from 9-11am or Saturdays from 8:30-10:30am.

Thanks so much to St. Joan Antida High School for partnering with us this year ! For their 65th annual spaghetti dinner,...
10/18/2020

Thanks so much to St. Joan Antida High School for partnering with us this year ! For their 65th annual spaghetti dinner, they are giving the option for other to purchase spaghetti meals to families in our neighborhoods! Please order a spaghetti meal today for a family in our community! www.SaintJoanAntida.org/Spaghetti

In a Community of Generosity, everyone gives and everyone receives. We are so thankful for the many volunteers in our co...
10/14/2020

In a Community of Generosity, everyone gives and everyone receives. We are so thankful for the many volunteers in our community that further our mission and make our work possible! #community #thankful #generosity

10/12/2020
Fixing Up the Hoop Houses!

What a great weekend for fixing up the hoop houses and replacing the plastic! So thankful for our partnerships with Maglio Companies and Groundwork Milwaukee!!!

We are still a Community of Generosity! Even though we may look different and be more physically distant, we still welco...
09/26/2020

We are still a Community of Generosity! Even though we may look different and be more physically distant, we still welcome everyone here. ❤️

Proof that you are never too small to do your part in the world! 😁
09/24/2020

Proof that you are never too small to do your part in the world! 😁

Enjoy a fun, hands on experience gardening while learning about the food insecurity in our local community. Join us from 10-11:15am either 9/22, 9/24 or 9/29 to help The Urban Farm Collaborative harvest fresh produce that will be provided to shoppers at the Riverwest Food Pantry! 💚🤎

For more information and registration: http://kicmke.org/events/category/projects/

The Mission House - a place to be. Where friends can become family. Yes, it's a year of service, but it's also so much m...
09/22/2020

The Mission House - a place to be. Where friends can become family. Yes, it's a year of service, but it's also so much more! Just need to apply to see what's in store!

Are you or a young adult you know looking for a year of service? Go to www.riverwestfoodpantry.org/mission-house for more information and apply!

Missing our beloved community! ❤️ We are praying for all of you and hope you are doing well! #community #together #river...
09/19/2020

Missing our beloved community! ❤️ We are praying for all of you and hope you are doing well! #community #together #riverwestfoodpantry

*photo from last year*

Thank you so much for being a part of our Community of Generosity! ❤️
09/16/2020

Thank you so much for being a part of our Community of Generosity! ❤️

The harvest at the Groundwork Hoop Houses is beautiful! Today these sweet hands picked 50 pounds of cherry tomatoes to be donated to the Riverwest Food Pantry! If interested, check out kicmke.org for more opportunities!

So thankful for our Community of Generosity! ❤️ We know it takes all of us giving and receiving to get us through these ...
09/15/2020

So thankful for our Community of Generosity! ❤️ We know it takes all of us giving and receiving to get us through these times! #together #community #giving #receiving

Farm life is the best life! ❤️🌱😀 Thank you Maglio Companies and Groundwork Milwaukee for an amazing partnership that con...
09/11/2020

Farm life is the best life! ❤️🌱😀 Thank you Maglio Companies and Groundwork Milwaukee for an amazing partnership that continues to feed our community!

Know Justice. Know Peace.  Some of our interns and staff that have been standing as public witness against the injustice...
09/08/2020

Know Justice. Know Peace.

Some of our interns and staff that have been standing as public witness against the injustices of our times.

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09/04/2020

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Thank you so much for everyone being part of our Community of Generosity! ❤️ We couldn't do it without you!
09/01/2020
Milwaukee Urban Farm Plows Ahead Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

Thank you so much for everyone being part of our Community of Generosity! ❤️ We couldn't do it without you!

The COVID-19 pandemic caused millions of people to lose their jobs and many are facing economic hardship. For some families, it’s been challenging to

Community is where the heart changes. Just because we look different than we did before, doesn't mean we've stopped bein...
08/31/2020

Community is where the heart changes. Just because we look different than we did before, doesn't mean we've stopped being a community. Hope everyone is taking care of themselves! We miss you so much ❤️❤️❤️ (*photo from last year*)

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08/29/2020

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924 E Clarke St
Milwaukee, WI
53212

Opening Hours

Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00
Saturday 08:30 - 10:30

Telephone

(414) 301-1478

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Thanks for doing what you do, RWFC!
Thank you Samantha for telling the Pilot Club of Milwaukee about the benefits of participating in all ways at RiverWest Pantry. We were so glad to meet you and hear from you.
Praying for you all this morning! Blessings, peace and love!
Wonderful time volunteering this morning. Some of our UWM Center for International Education group got to help put together over 400 Thanksgiving meal item bags. What a great experience! Thank you Riverwest Food Pantry!
Any kind hearted person going to the pantry oct 12th that could possibly give me a ride there and back home. Im about 1 1/2 miles from there.
This Saturday the Riverwest Street Hockey Club will be set up at the Center Street Daze Festival 2019 with Puck Shooting Games, Kids Play area and a Raffle Fundraiser for the Riverwest Food Pantry! Stop on by! https://www.facebook.com/events/413513352616685/?ti=as
Just 5 Days Mission Kids at the Urban Farm
Will you be closed Memorial Day weekend? Saturday the 26th?
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