During the month of August, all Eagle River financial institutions will come together in support of feeding children from food insecure homes through their participation in the 2nd annual CashFORKids fundraiser.

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

An in-school resource starting in August 2021 to aid hungry children during the school day and provide a year-round, 5 day a week, access point for food support to parents or guardians.

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world."

- Margaret Mead

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 announces a $1,000,000 Capital Campaign. With your help, the Tomorrow’s Kids Endowment Fund will help FORK keep its promise to the children who are hungry today and those kids who will be hungry tomorrow.

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FORK Kicks Off Cash For Kids

Feeding children from food insecure homes is a large job and cannot be done without support of the entire community. The Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) second annual Cash For Kids fundraiser is an example of what is possible when a community comes together, according to fundraiser Chairman Keith Kentala. “Once again, the program will…

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Fork Introduces Children’s Pantry

When Feed Our Rural Kids Inc. (FORK) was created, it’s goal was to fill gaps within the current nutrition support system for children. In order to address the challenges related to the ease of food access in terms of location and hours of availability, FORK has announced its newest project — the Children’s Pantry. There…

Teri Mason, left, of FORK presents a $1,000 donation to Pastor Andrea Fluegel of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in support of the Weekend Backpack Program in Eagle River, Land O’ Lakes and Phelps elementary schools

FORK temporarily redirects Jump Start Program funds

Due to a temporary pandemic boost in federal support of the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC), Feed Our Rural Kids Inc. (FORK) will cancel its third quarter funding of its Jump Start Program, according to Teri Mason, FORK’s birth to 4 nutrition support coordinator. “But we are excited to be able to redirect $1,250…

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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)

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

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