Frequently Asked Questions
Does my household qualify?
Do I need to bring proof of income or address?
No. We do gather general information at registration.
Where are you located?
1515 Walnut St. Baraboo See the map on our resources page. (moved on 2/15/20)
Do you deliver?
Sorry, we do not.
Where do you get your inventory?
How much does it cost me?
$0.00, We fund raise for our expenses and we have wonderful donors
Why do I need to register?
This information assists with funding and gives us contact information as needed. See our graphs
What is a household?
A household is a dwelling with a kitchen. All who share that kitchen are considered one household.
Are you a non-profit?
Yes, we are a 501(c)3. Your donations are tax deductible.
How much does it cost the pantry to feed a family?
We can feed a family on $20.00 per month
What does that 20 dollars include?
Operating cost (including rent, utilities, office supplies and such) and Food (including when available fresh produce, meat such as chicken, beef and pork, dry goods, milk, and toilet paper)
Can I specify my donation to be applied for food only?
You may and we do honor these requests. Please also note, if we do not have a facility to disperse the food, we will need to close our doors.
Do you buy food?
Yes, we get discounted and wholesale food pricing from Second Harvest. We also purchase food from local grocers.
Do you have paid staff?
We do not. We have many hard working volunteers. Our executive director (Shannon Howley), puts in uncountable hours per month. Our dream is to get her a salary.
Can I have a food drive for you?
Yes, Please contact Shannon at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can not accept expired food.
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