Stepping Stones of Dunn County

Food. Shelter. Support. Since 1986.

Join us for the Second Annual
Step Up to Hunger Walk/Run!

Saturday, Sept 29, 2018
Red Cedar Trail

Save the Date

Registration opens at 9:00 a.m.
Walk/Run begins at 10:00 a.m.
Register online at: www.steppingstonesdc.org/StepUp2018 
Participants receive a t-shirt and swag bag. Delicious chili and cornbread feed follows at Riverside Park. All ages welcome!

Please advise your supporters that pledges can be made at:
www.steppingstonesdc.org/StepUpPledge

If you prefer, you can also print the following PDF:
Step Up to Hunger Pledge Form

Proceeds benefit Stepping Stones Food Pantry, Shelters and Community Connections Programs.


YOU SHOP.
AMAZON GIVES.

When you’re shopping online please use this Amazon Smile link to have 0.5% of your purchase donated directly to Stepping Stones!  It couldn’t be easier to support Stepping Stones and we will all be smiling.

Note:  You must use the above link or the Amazon Smile link on Amazon.com—using the mobile app does not give you the option to donate. 


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Serving Dunn County

Stepping Stones seeks to foster a community that prevents hunger, homelessness and
isolation throughout Dunn County through its three programs.

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FOOD PANTRY

The Food Pantry provides food and personal care items to people in need and is currently averaging 1,500 visits per month. Stepping Stones also provides over 400 Project SAM weekend kids meal bags to children and youth at local schools each week.

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SHELTERS

The Stepping Stones Shelters provide emergency shelter, housing assistance, and referral services. Winter Haven operates November 15 through May 31. We are currently seeking volunteers for Winter Haven.

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COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

The Community Connections Program connects volunteers to people needing support services and provides direct assistance to people in emergency financial need as funds are available.

Statistically Speaking

1,500

Average visits to the Food Pantry per month in 2017. That’s an average of over 60 families per day, six days a week, nearly 80% of whom are living at or below poverty level and the rest very close.

5,083

Nights of shelter provided in 2017 at either one of the Stepping Stones Shelters or at a local motel for short-term stays when the shelters are full.

492

Individuals and families who received almost $30,000 in emergency financial assistance for rent, heat, electrical bills, fuel, clothing and other critical needs in 2017.

17,401

Volunteer hours contributed in 2017 to help make all of Stepping Stones’ programs and services possible.

Newsletter & Memorials Archives

Recent news and Memorial contributions

The Stepping Stones Newsletter is a vital communication tool that lets the community know about all of the great work that is done each quarter by Stepping Stones Volunteers, Board, and Staff. You can read the most current information on the Food Pantry including number of people served and many organizations that have donated. There is data about the Stepping Stones Shelters and those we have assisted. Community Connection volunteer support—both financial and direct aid—are detailed. And, of course, each issue includes the very popular Gifts & Memorials section.

Newsletter and Memorials Archives

In the archives, all of the issues for each year are assembled into one PDF volume for your reading pleasure.  It’s a great way to get a sense of the enduring work and mission of Stepping Stones!

Every Dollar is Worth Ten

1 in 9 people in Western Wisconsin are food insecure. For children, the rate is 1 in 5.
With every dollar you donate, we are able to buy
TEN DOLLARS worth of food at the food bank.

Your dollar makes a tenfold difference at Stepping Stones!

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