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Stoughton Area
Community Foundation

Stoughton, WI 53589
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The Stoughton Area Resource Team, Inc. (START) provides a safety net for those in crisis. Recently, a 30-year old single father of two struggled to find work, to pay for daycare for his children and to secure a home; so much time was spent homeless and hopeless.

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Stoughton United Methodist Church Food Pantry

1758 Williams Dr.
Stoughton, Wisconsin 53589

Phone: 6084385792
Contact Name: Lori Olson
Board Member, fundraising
Organization Profile
Grants Info
"Food for Thought" - 2016 Amount Funded: $1,000.00
We understand the importance of healthy food and the learning process. It is our hope to provide food to families with children so they dont go through their learning day with hunger on their mind, and are successful in their work.
Providing food options for families for nutritious breakfasts and suppers during the school year, while kids are receiving nutritious lunches through the school lunch program. We want to include fresh fruits and vegetables and lean meats, offering cooking and storing suggestions.

Acknowledging diversity in our communitys needs - 2017 Amount Funded: $4,000.00
We celebrate the diversity of our community members and acknowledge that all needs are not the same. We strive to provide different types of foods so our clients can eat healthy whether they live as a single person, couple, family or multi family household. Along with food purchases from Second Harvest Community food bank, local businesses, Community Action Coalition, we also have a garden on site to grow fresh fruits and vegetables.
Feeding friends and families in our community is no small task. We try to provide the healthiest options along with options for those with diet restrictions, allergies, and food of different origin and nationality. Allowing our clients the dignity of choice along with education of preparation and storing suggestions will allow the food we purchase and provide to go along way.

Feeding our neighbors in need - 2018 Amount Funded: $4,000.00
We acknowledge that not all of those in need are able to come to our food pantry during the hours of 9 to 11 on Tuesday & Wednesday. So we are now offering time from 5 to 7 on Tuesday evenings. We know that even though someone is employed, doesnt mean they arent hungry and in need. We strive to help those with food insecurities and provide healthy options to chose from for all in need. We celebrate the diversity of our community and acknowledge that all needs are not the same. Along with food purchased from Second Harvest Food Bank, local businesses, and community action coalition, we also have a garden on site to grow local fresh fruits and vegetables.
We have added an additional time for our pantry to be open on Tuesday evenings from 5 to 7 pm to serve more neighbors who dont have the opportunity to visit during the daytime hours.