Mission: Our mission is to bring a message of mercy and hope to those in need by providing nutritional basics and encouragement; to be a unifying, servant hearted and community building expression of jesus christ in madison.
Programs: The river food pantry had 29,333 family visits in the food pantry during 2014, an average of 2,440 visits per month, and served 26,286 meals. We distributed 135,880 pounds of free clothing during the year.
the river food pantry initiated the river bakery as a job training program to bring hope of self-sufficiency and encouragement to the underemployed, unemployed and incarcerated by providing job training, mentoring, and job placement into baking related positions. In the first full year the river bakery accepted 24 students. Twelve students completed the program and 9 students found employment in baking related positions.