Financial Help from Z Care.

Financial Help from Z Care.

WAFER is the largest food pantry serving all of La Crosse County and La Crescent, MN. For many people WAFER is the last resort.

  • We serve about 1300 families (about 4000 people) monthly.  Nearly 30,000 total individuals were served in 2021.
  • WAFER distributes about 14,000 food packages a year.
  • A food package provides each person in a family about 4 to 5 days worth of food.
  • In 2021, nearly 1.6 million pounds, equivalent to 1.3+ million meals, were given out.

Our story is documented in data and other information. We want the community to now the facts about WAFER.  Click the links below to access documents you can download and share to spread the WAFER story.

General Overview Powerpoint

One of our clients shares her personal story to a local media outlet.

WAFER encourages individuals and businesses to partner with our organization to raise money or donate food.  Download and share the documents listed just above to learn more about WAFER and our tireless mission to serve people in need.  We welcome the opportunity to partner with individuals, civic groups and businesses to raise money and collect food. Guidelines have been developed to assist in this process. Please contact us at 608.782.6003 to learn how we can partner with you and your group.

Click the links below to access and download these brochures:

Donor and Volunteer Brochure
Patron Brochure