Food / Nutrition

Care and Share Food Bank: The Food Bank is open Thursdays from 1 – 4 p.m. except for emergencies.
Income limits apply:

  • Single                     $1,859 a month
  • Couple                    $2,504 a month

Food Distribution Schedule:

  • 1st Thursday – Montello, Dalton, Packwaukee, Neshkoro
  • 2nd Thursday – Westfield
  • 3rd Thursday – Oxford, Briggsville, and Endeavor

N2975 State Rd 22 South
Montello, WI 53949
(608) 369-1059

Endeavor Food Pantry Distribution: No income guideline to receive benefits. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6 – 7pm. One time sign up is at the Endeavor Civic Center.
(608) 587-2486
www.endeavorwi

Ensure Plus Marquette County DHS: You can purchase cases of Ensure from the Nutrition Program. The Ensure needs to be picked up at the Health and Human Services Building. 1 case contains 24, 8-ounce cans, and will cost $28.00 per case.
428 Underwood Ave
Montello, WI 53949
(608) 297-3146

Free/Low Cost School Meals: Children may qualify for free or reduced-price school meals, both breakfast and lunch. Availability is based on family income. Information and applications can be provided by your local school.
amy.korth@ces.uwex.edu

Foodshare Program: Marquette County – Economic Support East Central IM Partnership. Applications can be picked up at the office, completed online, or over the telephone. Food benefits are issued to onto a Quest – debit card. Foodshare is available to insure an adequate and nutritious diet to low-income households.  Non-financial eligibility requirements for the Foodshare Program include U.S. Citizenship and a Social Security number for each household member.  If you are over age 60, you do not have to register for employment.  If under the 200% Federal Poverty Level, there is no asset test.
Gross Income Limits Per Month

  • 2018:
    130% FPL               200% FPL
    Single:          $1,307                    $2,010
    Couple:         $1,760                    $2,708

Marquette County Economic Support
428 Underwood Ave
PO BOX 405
Montello, WI 53949
(888) 256-4563 or (608) 297-3124
access.wi.gov

Home Delivered Meals/Nutrition Program:  Marquette County DHS – Aging Unit: Home delivered meals are provided to people who meet eligibility requirements and are 60 or older. A referral from a doctor, hospital discharge planner, Social Worker, Health Care Professional or family member is preferred.  The suggested donation per meal is $3.25.
428 Underwood Ave
Montello, WI 53949
(608) 297-3124

Marquette County AddLIFE Senior Dining Sites: There are six meal sites that serve lunch in Marquette County. There are no income guidelines for participating in this program.  There is a $3.00 suggested donation for all seniors over 60 or their spouses. Call by 3pm the day before for a reservation. (608) 297-3146
Marquette County Nutrition Program details

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program: Offered through the Marquette County Health Department. WIC is a supplemental nutrition program designed to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children.

  • Marquette County
    428 Underwood Ave
    PO BOX 405
    Montello, WI 53949
    (608) 297-3135
  • Family Health Care/LaClinica
    400 S Townline Rd
    PO Box 1440
    Wautoma, WI 54982
    (920) 787-5514
  • Adams County Health & Human Services
    108 E North St.
    Friendship, WI 53934
    (608) 339-4505

Second Harvest Food Bank: Is a mobile food pantry that delivers in multiple locations. They request that you call between 8:30 – 5pm for information and bring your own bags/boxes if available. Approximately 60 pounds of fresh and non-perishable food is distributed to each household. Nearest Distribution Sites:

  • Adams-Friendship, 3rd Wednesday of the Month, Middle School (420 North Main Street), 5 pm.
  • Pardeeville: 4th Monday of the month, St. Mary’s of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church (318 S Main Street), 3:30 pm.
  • Portage: 2nd Monday of the Month, Veterans Memorial Field (Fairgrounds), Intersection of Griffith Street and Superior Street. 10:30 – 11:30 am.

Sharing Suppers in Endeavor:
Sharing Supper began in Endeavor in January 2014. Each supper includes free blood pressure checks, Kids Corner with educational games and activities plus informational booths for guests to learn about services that are available to them in our community. Meals are free and everyone is invited. The Endeavor Sharing Suppers are held on the last Wednesday of each month at the Endeavor Elementary School, 414 Church St, Endeavor, WI from 5:00-6:30pm.   For more information regarding Endeavor’s Sharing Supper, please email:  endeavorsharingsupper@gmail.com

Sharing Supper Portage:  
Sharing Supper came to Portage in 2015. Each supper includes free blood pressure checks, Kids Corner with educational games and activities plus informational booths for guests to learn about services that are available to them in our community. Meals are free and everyone is invited. The Portage Sharing Suppers are held on the last Monday of each month at the Bartels Middle School, 2505 New Pinery Road from 5:00-6:30pm.  We are always looking for great people!  We reach out to local businesses, civic groups, and individuals to ask them to consider giving back to their community by donating their time, talents, and treasures.  For more information regarding Portage’s Sharing Supper, please email portagesharingsupper@gmail.com

Additional Resources


 

 Aging & Disability Resource Center of Adams, Green Lake, & Waushara Counties
(877) 883-5378          www.adrcinformation.org

Aging & Disability Resource  Center of Columbia County
111 East Mullett Street
Portage, WI 53901
(608) 742-9233
adrc@co.columbia.wi.us
http://www.co.columbia.wi.us/columbiacounty/adrc/ADRCHomePage/tabid/1497/Default.aspx

Coloma Food Pantry: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church:  Open third Saturday of every month 10am to Noon, or as needed.
409 N Slater St
Coloma, WI 54930
(715) 228-4171

First Congregational United Church  of Christ
887 Bonnell Ave
Redgranite, WI 54970
(920) 566-4666
redgraniteucc@gmail.com

Markesan Community Food Pantry: Clergy/Social Services Recommendation needed.
521 S. Margaret St.
Markesan, WI 53946
(920) 398-2042 Jean Daye
Or (920) 398-2688

New Life Assembly of God
612 E North St
Plainfield, WI 54966
(715) 335-6905
newlife7@uniontel.net
www.newlifeplainfield.com

Poy Sippi community  Food Pantry: First Lutheran Church
710 Prospect St
Poy Sippi, WI 54967
(920) 987-5151
PoySippi@WisconsinUMC.org
www.umc.org

Princeton Outreach Food Pantry Inc: Sunnyview Health Care Center:  Sunnyview Health Care Center: Open 2nd and 4th Saturday 8:30 AM to 10 AM
900 Sunnyview Ln
Princeton, WI 54968
(920) 295-6463

River Shores Church: Two locations provide meals for those who have recently had a baby, been sick, or experienced some sort of crisis.
(920) 398-2734
http://terraceshores.com

  • 253 S. Church Street
    Berlin, WI 54923
  • W3278 Cty Road K
    Markesan, WI 53946 

St. John’s Church: Free community meal, 2nd Wednesday of every month at 5pm. No string attached.
W4570 County Rd A
Saxeville, WI 54976
(920) 622-3371
saintjohs@centurytel.net
www.stjohnsaxeville.org

Waushara Community Church : FULL – Not accepting new people.
N2126 22nd Ave
Wautoma, WI 54982
(920) 787-7148
wcc@centurytel.net
https://wausharacommunitychurch.org/