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Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK)

The mission of Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) is to provide nutritional support to children from food insecure homes across Vilas and Oneida County.

FAMILY FOOD HELPLINE Vilas & Oneida County

The Family Food Helpline gives area residents a road map to the nutritional support that will make challenging times easier to navigate.

When you need food, you can get help, just call the Family Food Helpline.

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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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“Take what you need, Give what you can!”

The program provides children a nutritional resource during the school day and provides families year-round, 5 day a week, food support.

Feed Our Rural Kids reimagines the role of the FORK Endowment in feeding kids from across Vials and Oneida Counties.

Latest News

FORK To Launch New Food Helpline

Families living in Oneida and Vilas counties who are experiencing food insecurity will be able to find nutritional support by calling the new Family Food Helpline, announced Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) President Perry Pokrandt. The helpline will go into effect on Nov. 1. “The Family Food Helpline is a collaborative effort between FORK and…

Endowment fund reports new name, expanded mission

Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) has announced the renaming of the Tomorrow’s Kids Endowment Fund, which will now be known as the FORK Endowment Fund, according to FORK Endowment Chairman Nic Weight. “With this new name also comes a new and expanded vision of our mission, and we are excited to share that with our…

CASH FOR KIDS Drive Meets $25,000 Goal

Feed Our Rural Kids Inc.’s (FORK) third annual Cash For Kids fundraiser raised $25,000 during August, announced Cash For Kids Chairperson Lexi Scafaro. “It is amazing what is possible when Eagle River’s financial institutions all work together,” Scafaro said. The Cash For Kids fundraiser was a collaborative effort of all Eagle River financial institutions: Nicolet…


Support FORK

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. 
(Feeding America)

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!

Donate Via Mail*

Feed Our Rural Kids, Inc.
4887 Echo Ridge Drive 
Eagle River, WI 54521

Secure Online Donations*

* FORK reserves the right to utilize all donations in support of program needs deemed most critical. 

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