For the entire month of November, Wilde Toyota is hosting a Hunger Task Force MyPlate Food Drive, collecting and providing healthy food items for our neighbors in need. Hunger hits Milwaukee hard around the holidays, but you can help by grabbing a few extra non-perishable items and dropping them off in the donation boxes at Wilde Toyota, beginning November 1, 2017. Last year, Wilde Toyota contributed 461 pounds of food donations with your help—this year, our goal is to collect over 600 pounds!
We encourage you to donate wholesome, nutritious food choices from the Hunger Task Force MyPlate Preferred Food Items List. When selecting your holiday donations, look for heathy non-perishables, like: canned fruit in 100% juice; low-sodium, canned vegetables; whole grain foods with no sugar added; boxed, low-fat milk; nutritious foods for on-the-go; and salt-free condiments.
Hunger Task Force is Milwaukee’s free, local food bank and Wisconsin’s leading anti-hunger association. The organization was founded in 1974 by parents who advocated for the establishment of a breakfast program in the Milwaukee Public School Systems. The group developed, eventually forming Milwaukee’s first food bank in the early 1980’s. Hunger Task Force not only provides a safety net of emergency food to a network of local food pantries and meal programs, but also is the only food bank that does not charge for food, delivery or a network membership.