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Kenosha County Joint Information Center Announces Food Pantry Needs

In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is periodically publishing a list of needs at local food pantries. This list is compiled by Extension Kenosha County in cooperation with the Joint Information Center. To add your organization to the […]

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UW-Parkside Student Debuts Short Film on Food Shortage

University of Wisconsin-Parkside student Reagan Becker created a short film illustrating how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the nutritional need of individuals, as part of a project for her Community-Based Learning course. The film was shown at UW-Parkside’s Virtual Faculty & Staff Fall Convocation Ceremony and is available to view online via YouTube. In CBL […]

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Carthage College Dining Donates Food Surplus to the Shalom Center

Sodexo, the food service provider at Carthage College donated more than 1600 lbs. of food to the Shalom Center in Kenosha. The shelter received a variety of food, including dairy, produce, and bread. “We donated the food because there is a need out there every day, but especially now in these challenging times,” said Jim […]

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Willkomm’s Kick Off Annual Fundraiser for Homeless Shelters

The Willkomm Companies 10th Annual Charity Fundraiser benefiting two local homeless shelters (HALO of Racine & Shalom Center of Kenosha) will kick off on Monday , October 28th.  Our employees at our ten locations will ask customers for a dollar donation to help raise cash for these shelters.   Last year the Willkomm Companies proudly raised […]

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Shalom Center

The mission of the Shalom Center is to serve the community by providing emergency food, shelter, and support in ways that meet immediate needs and respect human dignity. VISION: Through food, shelter, and guidance, we will help people maximize their potential for self-sufficiency. Shalom Center is a local non-profit providing shelter, food, and guidance to […]