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Food support

  • If you or someone you know is struggling to put food on the table, please contact one of the community resources listed below.

    • Backpack Program
      With school staff recommendation, eligible students receive a backpack of nonperishable food on Friday. Available at some Pierce County Elementary Schools.
      136 North Riverwalk, River Falls, WI 54022
      715-426-9000
    • Food Share Program
      The Food Share Program aims to end hunger, and improve nutrition and health. To qualify for food share, you must meet certain income and resource standards.
      715-273-6788
    • Free Community Meals
      A free meal of soup and bread is served every third Tuesday from 5 to 6 p.m.
      St. Bridget's Church
      211 East Division Street, River Falls, WI 54022
      715-425-1870
    • River Falls Community Food Pantry
      222 North Main Street, River Falls, WI 54022
      715-425-6880
    • Salvation Army
      For emergency food needs, an operator can connect you with volunteers in your area.
      715-425-8900
    • School Breakfast and Lunch
      To qualify for reduced-price or free school meals, your family must meet certain household income standards.
      715-425-1800
    • Second & Fourth Tuesday Banquet
      A free meal is served every second and fourth Tuesday from 5 to 6 p.m.
      St. Bridget's Church
      211 East Division Street, River Falls, WI 54022
      715-425-1870
    • Senior Meal Sites and Home-delivered Meals
      Midday meals offered daily to senior citizens at six sites in Pierce County. Meals can be delivered in each area to anyone who is unable to leave home without help.
      Pierce County Human Services Department
      715-273-6780
    • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Special Supplemental Food Program
      You must meet certain household income standards to qualify for WIC.
      Pierce County Health Department
      715-273-6758
    • Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP)
      The WNEP provides community-based nutrition education programs to those who meet certain income standards.
      UW - Extension, Pierce County
      715-273-6781