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Food Drive at !st Presbyterian ChurchWorking Together to research, identify, implement, and promote long-term sustainable solutions to hunger in Marathon County.

Community Goal:
Improve food security in Marathon County - ensure households in need of food assistance have consistent, dependable access to enough nutritious food for active, healthy living.

Coalition Goals:
  • Nourish people in need of food assistance
  • Improve access to nutritious foods
  • Increase the community's awareness of the root causes of food insecurity
  • Communicate the commitment to healthy food choices and good nutrition
  • Increase the number of volunteer hours dedicated to fighting food insecurity

Together, We Get Results
Visit 2013 Celebration of Success for information about the Coalition's efforts and success.

2013 CommUnity Fest

Greenheck building their Snoopy sculpture The finished Miron food sculpture Ministry building their sculpture
More CommUNITY Fest Photos    

You're a Leader!
Join Us - Become a Partner, Be Part of the Solution
We invite you to join the Marathon County Hunger Coalition. Please contact JoAnn Janikowski, United Way of Marathon County, to learn how you can actively support efforts to improve food security in our community.
Phone: (715) 298-5715
E-mail: jjanikowski@unitedwaymc.org

Opportunities to Fight Hunger in Marathon County

  • Donate to United Way of Marathon County - Marathon County Hunger Coalition on-line or by sending a check to MCHC, United Way of Marathon County, 705 S. 24th Avenue, Suite 400B, Wausau, WI 54401
  • Coordinate a food drive and ask donors to choose items from the best foods to donate list

2013 Champions in the Fight Against Hunger
We would like to thank the following community leaders for their tremendous generosity.
* Footlocker.com/Eastbay
* Wausau Noon Rotary Club

Food Security Challenges
Visit United Way's, Goal: Improve Food Security in Marathon County webpage for national, state and county food security data.

2013 - 2014 Coalition Partners

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin Marathon Cheese Corp. St. Florian's Church, Hatley

Marathon County UW Coop. Extension The Neighbors' Place
Boys and Girls Club Inc Marathon County Health Department The Women's Community
Bridge Community Health Clinic Marathon County Social Services The Salvation Army
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse Marshfield Clinic UnitedHealthcare
Community Center of Hope, Mosinee Michael's Place Wesley United Methodist Church, Wausau
Covenant Community Presbyterian Church, Schofield Mobile Meals Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy (WIPPS)
Edgar Circle of Joy North Central Community Action Program Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Faith in Action Christ the King Church, Spencer Zion Lutheran Church, Colby
First Presbyterian Church, Wausau    


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