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Hunger is a reality for thousands of people in our community.

WAFER is here to help.

Approx. 35,000 People

Served in 2022

1,400 Families

Served Each Month

17,000 Food Packages

Distributed Each Year

1.4+ Million Meals

Provided in 2022

You Can Help

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If you would like to join our growing team, call us at 608-782-6003 or email us at volunteer@waferlacrosse.org.


Bring food donations to WAFER during business hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am to 12:30pm and Mon, Tues & Thurs 4:00 to 7:00pm.

Hold a Fundraiser

We welcome the opportunity to partner with individuals, businesses and civic groups in the fight against hunger.

Food Rescue

We work with a number of area businesses to receive leftover food that we can make available for our patrons.

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According to the USDA, more than 38 million people, including 12 million children, in the United States are food insecure.

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The pandemic has increased food insecurity among families with children and communities of color, who already faced hunger at much higher rates before the pandemic.

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Every community in the country is home to families who face hunger. But rural communities are especially hard hit by hunger.

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"Wonderful and very caring staff that treat you with the highest respect. The facility is always clean and well organized. If you need a little help feeding and caring for the needs of your family and yourself or maybe even just information about what is available in the area for resources, please don't hesitate to stop in and talk with the staff."

Thank you for helping feed our friends & neighbors.

WAFER is a partner agency of: