The pantry will be open on Wednesday. We believe our guests deserve the very best; it’s why we have the Fresh Fruits and Vegetable Program. Most pantry guests (over 33,000 guests served in 2021) live in food deserts where needs are greatest and have limited access to fresh produce. Our fresh produce budget for 2022 … Continue reading
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There continues to be a need for food donations for families throughout Milwaukee
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It’s all about vegetables and fruit!
The IFP’s main goal is to obtain the healthiest food available for our pantry guests. How? Fifty percent of our guest’s food choices are fresh or frozen vegetables and fruits! The balance of food falls in the food guidelines by the USDA (grains, protein, and dairy). A typical day at the pantry our guests receive: … Continue reading
Interchange Needs Your Financial Support to Purchase Fresh Produce
Due to the current pandemic, the IFP is in need of financial support to continue providing our guests fresh vegetables and fruits. Why? Due to the coronavirus, our ability to obtain our fresh produce free or at 19 cents per pound is limited, so we are now purchasing fruits and vegetables from wholesale produce companies … Continue reading
The Interchange Food Pantry is open!
The Interchange Food Pantry remains open and has changed our procedures in order for our guests to receive food in a safe manner. Effective immediately: Guests line up outside the pantry entrance and keep six feet apart from each other. We will come outside, record your name, and the number of people in your household. … Continue reading