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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.

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The Concert for the Kids features musical acts from around the Northwoods including Brett and Frisk, Big Road, and Scott Kirby.

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 Cares plans food for students during spring break

FORK Cares, a nutritional support program managed and funded by Feed Our Rural Kids Inc., (FORK) was created to provide children in eastern and central Vilas County a supplemental food source while they do not have access to school-delivered nutrition programs, including spring, summer and winter breaks. “During the pandemic, school districts have been provided…

Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) has started FORK Cares to provide food to children in the summer. —Contributed Photo

Committed to feeding youths FORK supports children from food-insecure families

The local organization Feed Our Rural Kids Inc. (FORK) has continued to make progress in its second year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to FORK President Perry Pokrandt. “The year ahead is as uncertain as any we have faced. Yet we go forward with one certainty,” said Pokrandt. “That is children from food-insecure homes will…


Press Release: Tomorrow’s Kids $50,000 Matching Grant

Just two weeks ago Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) announced that it was embarking on a $1,000,000 capital campaign through its Tomorrow’s Kids Endowment Fund. “Today we are pleased to announce that FORK has received a $50,000 Matching Grant challenge to double the impact of our 2021 endowment fundraising efforts,” announced Fund committee chairman Keith…


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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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