Poverty & Hunger Awareness

Poverty, food insecurity and hunger are major problems for hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin residents.

Poverty & Hunger Awareness Resources

Fond du Lac Food Resource List (English)

Fond du Lac County Area Food Resource Guide (Spanish)

Fond du Lac County Poverty and Food Security Profile

Community Food Challenge is a tool that can educate everyone, from policy makers to local community leaders, about the day to day realities and challenges of accessing food as well as what communities can do to address food insecurity. This interactive experience aims to increase awareness of food security issues by simulating the challenges faced by low-income individuals and families trying to obtain an adequate daily allowance of nutritious foods

Poverty Simulation– is a tool that can educate everyone, from policy makers to local community leaders, about the day to day realities and challenges families living in poverty face. This interactive experience aims to increase poverty awareness  by simulating the challenges faced by low-income individuals and families.  Minimum of 60 maximum of 75 participants needed for simulation.

Wisconsin Food Security Project – Click for localized data on food security.

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UW Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty – Click to access information from the center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States.

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If you have any questions regarding Poverty & Hunger in Fond du Lac County, please contact:

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Michelle Tidemann | Family Living Educator/Co-Dept. Head

Fond du Lac County – UW Extension
Room 227/Extension Bld, 400 University Ave | Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Phone: 920-929-3179 | Wisconsin Relay: 711
Fax: 920-929-3181
Email: michelle.tidemann@ces.uwex.edu

 

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Amanda Miller | FoodWIse Coordinator/Family Living Educator

Fond du Lac County – UW Extension
Room 227/Extension Bld, 400 University Ave | Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Phone: 920-929-3176 | Wisconsin Relay: 711
Fax: 920-929-3181
Email: amanda.miller@ces.uwex.edu

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