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Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK)

FORK is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization created to provide nutritional support to children from food insecure homes across Vilas and Oneida County.

To accomplish this mission, FORK has identified 4 areas by which our organization’s success will be measured. It is through these pillars that we strive to ensure that hunger does not stand in the way of success for any child.

  • 1 The first of these measures is how we gauge the success of our 5 local nutritional support programs: FORK Cares, Meals NOW, JUMP START, Formula Support, and the Children’s Pantries.
  • 2 Secondly, FORK will actively collaborate with other local organizations, businesses, and individuals who are also focused on the issue of childhood food insecurity.
  • 3 The third pillar of our success will be built through the organization's active efforts to educate the broader community.
    * Build a common understanding around the challenge of food insecurity
    * Provide broader access to information regarding the support programs to those families struggling with food insecurity
  • 4 Finally, the most critical measure of FORK and our success will be this organization's financial sustainability. Both in support of the critical needs of food insecure children today, and our responsibility to face down chronic long-term food insecurity into the future.

Meet Our Board


Perry Pokrandt


Scott Foster

Vice President

Dan Biehoff


Jackie Coghlan


Jessica Allen

Board Member

Richard (Rick) Miech

Board Member

Catie Ford

Board Member

Kathy Schmitz

Board Member

Support FORK

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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