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Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK)

The mission of Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) is to provide nutritional support to children from food insecure homes across Vilas and Oneida County.

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Keeping people informed and up- to -date with Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK), is literally a full-time job,” explained Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) President Perry Pokrandt. “What we see as one of the most informative and important tools in this task is FORK’s biannual newsletter.

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“Take what you need, Give what you can!”

The program provides children a nutritional resource during the school day and provides families year-round, 5 day a week, food support.

Feed Our Rural Kids reimagines the role of the FORK Endowment in feeding kids from across Vials and Oneida Counties.

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Urged to donate to FORK

Feeding kids is an everyday responsibility for parents of every economic stratum. But when your family is economically challenged, as so many are today, that responsibility becomes an even bigger challenge. Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) was created to provide nutritional support to children from food insecure homes. Today, world-wide inflation makes our commitment to…

Local banks band together to support FORK program

Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) announced that it is again holding the Cash For Kids fundraiser through the month of August to fund FORK’s five nutritional support programs that provide food to area children. “Eagle River’s financial institutions have a long history of standing up in support of many great charitable efforts over the years,”…


Feed Our Rural Kids Inc. (FORK) has announced the kickoff of its third annual Cash For Kids fundraiser on Aug. 1. “Once again, the program will be a collaborative effort of all Eagle River financial institutions in support of FORK’s mission,” said Cash For Kids Chairperson Lexi Scafaro. “Working together, Eagle River’s financial institutions can…


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It costs $3.55 to feed a child one meal in Vilas County. That is 28% more than the average cost of that same meal's cost calculated as an average within Wisconsin as a whole. 
(Feeding America)

Your donation in any amount is appreciated and will help FORK ensure that hunger will not stand in the way of success for any child. Thank You!

Donate Via Mail*

Feed Our Rural Kids, Inc.
4887 Echo Ridge Drive 
Eagle River, WI 54521

Secure Online Donations*

* FORK reserves the right to utilize all donations in support of program needs deemed most critical. 

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