The Hunger Task Force of La Crosse operates the Kane Street Community Garden at the corner of Kane and Mc Cloud Streets on the North Side. From mid-March to mid-September, volunteers plant, maintain and harvest a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.
In 2013, the garden distributed over 28,000 pounds of produce to more than 1,400 volunteers and recipients. Surplus produce was distributed through the Food Recovery Program to the partner programs served by The Hunger Task Force.Read More
The Hunger Task Force coordinates donations from approximately 80 donors and food drives and distribution to 61 meal sites and food pantries in La Crosse, Vernon, Trempealeau, and Monroe Counties.
In 2013, almost 1,000,000 pounds of food was “recovered” and distributed to these recipient agencies.Read More
Your free and local food bank-serving 60+ meal sites, food pantries and youth programs.
The Hunger Task Force is “The Food Pantries Food Pantry.” All donations are tax-free (501C3)
2014 Taste of the Garden
Join us for the 2014 Taste of the Garden, a relaxing evening and fundraiser at the Kane Street Community Garden featuring local beer and wine tasting, garden-inspired appetizers prepared by local chefs, cheese tasting and more!
A SNAP It’s Not
Do you know all you need to know about SNAP? The food stamp program needs our attention!