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“Keeping people informed and up- to -date with Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK), is literally a full-time job,” explained Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) President Perry Pokrandt. “What we see as one of the most informative and important tools in this task is FORK’s biannual newsletter.”
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Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK)
The mission of Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) has been, from the beginning, to provide nutritional support to children from food insecure homes within eastern and central Vilas County.
FORK provides ‘Help Brochures’
Many nutritional support programs are available to families across central and eastern Vilas County, according to Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) President Perry Pokrandt, but finding out what those programs are and how a family can access that help is often a challenge. “That is why FORK has created and distributed their ‘help brochure’ to…
Trig’s Round Up Event to Benefit FORK Pantries
Now through Nov. 30, customers at Trig’s Food and Drug in Eagle River will again be asked to round up their purchase payments to the nearest dollar. It is Trig’s second annual Round-Up to benefit Feed Our Rural Kids Inc. (FORK). “With enough pennies, we can change lives,” said FORK President Perry Pokrandt. The way…
REALTORS Donate $1,000 To FORK
Jerry Burkett, president of the Greater Northwoods MLS Realtor® (GNMLS) service, recently presented a check for $1,000 to Perry Pokrandt, president of Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK), an organization which strives to provide nutritional support for children in Vilas County. “No person better understands the dynamics around what makes a community a great place to…
It costs $3.55 to feed a child one meal in Vilas County. That is 28% more than the average cost of that same meal's cost calculated as an average within Wisconsin as a whole.
If you wish for your donation to be used in support of a particular FORK program, please include mention of your preference in the memo line of your donation form. All non-designated donations will be used to fund programs for which funds are most critically needed at that time.
Your donation in any amount is appreciated and will help FORK ensure that hunger will not stand in the way of success for any child. Thank You!
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Feed Our Rural Kids, Inc.
4887 Echo Ridge Drive
Eagle River, WI 54521