• Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Pantry Donations to FOCUS/SWEPS Food Pantry

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    November 17, 2022
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI- On October 10th, the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce started a food drop off box for “FOCUS” Food Pantry, formerly known as “SWEPS” for the Holiday Season. 
    Dale, the Executive Director from FOCUS, stated that the pantry was currently needing the following items:
    • Jelly
    • Crackers
    • Cereals
    • Dry Pastas
    The pantry donation ended on November 16th and the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce dropped off the items on November 17th with a total weight of 371 pounds.
    “I want to thank the community for helping get items donated to the FOCUS food pantry. We couldn’t have done this without you, and you are helping hundreds of families in the area who are in dire need of these certain items,” says Katie Wright, Event Director for the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce. “I hope to exceed donations next year. Keep an eye out on our Facebook or Website for more upcoming opportunities to donate. This has been an amazing process and heartwarming to be doing something like this for our area.”
    If you would like to continue to donate, please visit www.swepspantry.org as they have a full list of items that they need year-round. They are also always looking for volunteers, especially during this holiday season. 
    Katie Wright, Events Director
    communications@wisconsinrapidschamber.com, 715-422-4859
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