The Food Group 2017-10-31T15:11:18+00:00

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When it’s hard to succeed in school, it’s a challenge for them to reach their potential as adults.

Our Story

Thanks to the efforts of a concerned mom in 2010, The Food Group was born as a grassroots effort of community members who were alerted to the plight of hungry kids in Sheridan County.

Horrified by the stories from teachers that students hadn’t eaten a full meal since lunch at school on Friday; this group started assembling bags of meals in the Sheridan Senior Center basement bringing their friends and kids.

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Why Does it Matter?

Making a difference, one kid at a time.

110 kids fed/week in 2010-11
180 kids fed/week in 2011-12
315 kids fed/week in 2012-13
380 kids fed/week in 2014-15
420 kids fed/week in 2015-16
480 kids fed/week in 2016-17
65,176

Bags of food packed by volunteers since 2010.

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Spent picking up, packing and delivering food by our volunteers in 2015

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Our Team

75 volunteers per week work to get food bags into kids’ hands.  On average they work an hour a week for the 36 weeks of the school year, which amounts to a whooping 3,000 hours put in by our volunteers in one year’s time!

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See the fun photos from Tacofest!

Contact Us

Phone:  (307) 763-0850

Email: thefoodgroupwy@gmail.com

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 6702
Sheridan, WY 82801