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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 within the Northland Pines, Three Lakes, and Phelps School Districts.

Support Feed Our Rural Kids WIN $100 in groceries per week for a year from the grocery store of your choice*.

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FAMILY FOOD HELPLINE Vilas & Oneida County

The Family Food Helpline gives area residents a road map to locally available 'Free Food' programs, that will make their household's food insecurity easier to navigate.

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

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Stay Connected with FORK

Keeping people informed about FORK's free food support programs, as well as providing the community with details of our collaborative 'food for kids' partnerships is literally our biggest challange. What we see as one of the most important tools in this task is FORK’s annual newsletter.

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

The program provides children a 'free food' resource during their school day and provides families a year-round, 5 day a week, emergency 'food cupboard'.

FORK Legacy Fund provides financial stability and long-term sustainability to both Feed Our Rural Kids Inc, as well as other local childhood nutrition support programs.

Latest News

Coghlan receives 2023 Crimson FORK

Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) has announced that Jackie Coghlan of Eagle River as the winner of the 2023 Crimson FORK award. Coghlan’s background of caring for, teaching, and feeding children spans a lifetime. For the last 20-plus years, she has served as a volunteer with the Vilas Food Pantry in Eagle River, where she…

What Others Say: UW students shine a light on food insecurity

It is no surprise that food insecurity is a global problem. As students at the UW-Madison, there are students all over campus struggling to access food, even if it is not explicitly shown. People everywhere struggle to put food on the table, especially healthy food. Yet, we never realized the extent to which the condition…

FORK board welcomes Teri Maney

Three Lakes School District Administrator Teri Maney has joined the Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) Board of Directors. “This is an exciting move forward as Teri brings a lifetime of experience in the care and nurturing of children within our communities,” said FORK President Perry Pokrandt. In addition to her current role as district administrator,…


Support FORK

Children in Vilas and Oneida County are 19.86% more likely to be food insecure that the average child in Wisconsin.(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!

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

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