Community Food Drive to Be Hosted by WESTconsin Credit Union
Posted: December 3, 2015
Monetary donations are especially valuable because for every $1 in cash, food pantries can purchase up to $10 worth of food. The number of families in need has increased substantially in recent years, leaving food shelves less stocked than in the past. According to the 2010 Poverty and Population estimates from the US Census Bureau, 69,950 people in the 14 counties of west central Wisconsin live in poverty including more than one of every five children.