This is a listing of other resources in the south Wood County region which directly or indirectly address food insecurity issues for its citizens.
A United Way initiative, The South Wood County Hunger Coalition, has put together a resource listing which identifies the resources dedicated all, or in part, to addressing hunger in our region. Click on the link below for this full description. We have also provided quick links to many of those listed.
The Neighborhood Table: www.theneighborhoodtable.org.
Rapids Family Backpacks: www.facebook.com/rapidsfamilybackpacks
Women, Infants and Children Program: http://www.co.wood.wi.us/Departments/Health/WIC.aspx
Aging and Disability Resource Center Meals on Wheels: www.adrc-cw.com
Other Community resources:
United Way: Phone 2-1-1, or https://www.uwiw.org/hunger-coalition
Homeless: Wis Rapids Homeless: 340 14th St South Wisconsin Rapids 715-423-7771.
Domestic Abuse: Family Center: www.familyctr.org
FoodShare Employment & Training (FSET) Program: www.myfset.net 715-421-8608
Churches and centers of faith
The following churches already support SWEPS and actively provide volunteers who assist in the distribution of food. If you see your church listed below, consider joining those already participating. If you would like to organize your church or center of faith to participate, call us or contact our Operations staff at firstname.lastname@example.org. We encourage our community to consider SWEPS as a deserving recipient of outreach efforts to those in need. A special "thank you" to those dedicated people who, through their spiritual affiliation, already assist SWEPS in its mission. Here is a list of churches in our community already participating:
Baker Street Community Church: 640 Baker St. Wisconsin Rapids 715-421-5335. bakerstreetcc.org
First Baptist Church: 910 McKinley St. Wisconsin Rapids 715-423-3917. firstbaptistwr.com
First Congregational Church UCC: 311 2nd St South. Wisconsin Rapids 715-423-0350. www.wisrapidsucc.net
Wisconsin Rapids Moravian Church: 310 1st Av South. Wisconsin Rapids 715-423-0180. www.wrmoravian.org
Grace Lutheran Church: 1531 Whitrock Av. Wisconsin Rapids 715-423-2330 glcwr.org
Our Lady Queen of Heaven: 750 10th Av. Wisconsin Rapids 715-423-1251 www.our-lady.org
Sacred Heart Catholic Church: 711 Prospect Av. Nekoosa, WI 715-886-3954 www.rc.net/lacrosse/sacred_heart
Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church: 1110 1st St North. Wisconsin Rapids 715-423-1351 www.sspeterandpaulcatholic.com
Saint Luke's Lutheran Church: 2011 10th St South. Wisconsin Rapids 715-423-5990 www.stlukeslutheran.com
Saint Alexander's Catholic Church: 880 1st St. Port Edwards 715-887-3012 saintalexander.weebly.com
Saint Lawrence Catholic Church: 530 10th Av North. Wisconsin Rapids 715-421-5777 www.saintlawrencewr.org
Saint Paul's Lutheran Church: 311 14th Av South. Wisconsin Rapids 715-421-3634 www.stpaulswr.org
Saint Vincent de Paul: 820 13th St South. Wisconsin Rapids 715-423-2111 stvincentdepaulparish.weebly.com
Trinity Lutheran Church: 990 3rd St. Port Edwards 715-887-3021 www.trinitylutheranpe.org
United Church of Christ: 205 Market St. Nekoosa 715-886-3371 nekoosaucc.com
United Methodist Church: 411 Wisconsin River Dr. Port Edwards 715-887-3011 peumc.org
United Methodist Church: 441 Garfield St. Wisconsin Rapids 715-423-8860.
Crossview Church: 1000 E. Riverview Expy. Wisconsin Rapids 715-424-0800 crossviewrapids.org