Feed the Kids is a summer meal initiative. The goal is to be able to provide food to families and children that do not have access to other summer feeding programs.  More than 15,000 cold lunches were made and delivered to children in need in 2018.

Feed the Kids runs from Wednesday, June 6th to Thursday, August 30th.

Below is the 2018 route:

Site Time
La Crosse Area YMCA 11:00
Weigent Park (Parks and Rec Summer Program) 11:10
Pineview Mobile Home Park 11:30
Brookview Mobile Home Park 11:45
Schuh Mullen Boys and Girls Club 12:00
Golden Valley Mobile Home Park 12:00
Huber Court 12:15
Mathy Boys and Girls Club 12:30
Poage Park (on occasion) 12:40
Powell Park (on occasion) 12:50

*Some sites will change throughout the summer depending on resources and external partnerships. Please call 608-782-6126 in the morning to find out EXACTLY where we'll be stopping!*

Donations are also needed to keep up with the program demand!

If you'd like to contribute, below is our list of needs. Items with the current biggest need are bolded:


-Resealable sandwich bags

-Brown paper lunch bags

-Plastic spoons

-Bottled water

-Juice boxes

-Lunch meat

-Pudding/Jell-O/Fruit cups

-Single serve snacks

You can drop off donations at our offices - 223 N. 8th Street, La Crosse, WI 54601

Community partners make this program possible.  Current partners include the Hunger Task Force of La Crosse, Great Lakes Cheese, Organic Valley, United Health, and various church congregations.  If you'd like to become a community partner, please call The Salvation Army at (608)782-6126.

Thank you for your continued support!