31st Annual “Grumpy Old Men” Flagpole Food Drive is Happening!

The 31st annual “Grumpy Old Men” Flagpole Food Drive is happening in 2021! In honor of Jerry Carter and Mel Germanson’s hard work over the years, a new group of GOM will be at Memorial Park, by the flagpole, in downtown River Falls collecting both food and monetary donations. Stop by Tuesday, November 30th from […]

Family Fresh Market “Pantry Scan Campaign” October 27th through November 7th

Family Fresh Market partners with the River Falls Community Food Pantry during scan campaign to provide hunger relief Between October 27 and November 7, store guests who visit the River Falls Family Fresh Market will have the opportunity to donate $1, $5 , $10 or round up their purchase at any checkout lane – and 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit our food pantry. Throughout the year, SpartanNash – and its […]

First National Bank Continues with “Fair” Donations

The Pierce County Fair takes place annually in Ellsworth and brings people from all over the region. First National Bank of River Falls has created their own annual tradition. Every year the bank purchases an animal from the Fair in order to donate the meat to local Food Pantries. This year they brought ground lamb […]

We Have a Flex Farm!

The food pantry was recently setup with our very own Flex Farm from the Fork Farms Company!  A few local residents who, “moved by a passion to put faith into action aimed at addressing food insecurity, especially among those most in need, donated all the funds to purchase the Flex Farm.” The Fork Farms company […]

Now Hiring! Accepting Resumes for Part-Time Position

The Food Pantry is seeking a qualified candidate for a part-time, salaried position. Full job description can be found here: RFCFP Community Coordinator Position Description. Please submit resume and cover letter to info@rfcfp.org no later than May 1st.

Shoe Giveaway for Kids August 27th and 29th

Via the River Falls Chamber of Commerce: Check out the Tennis Shoe Distribution event happening next weekend! There will be free tennis shoes for school age children in the River Falls School District. The event will take place on August 27 & August 29th at Moody’s parking lot. For more information, call Our Neighbors’ Place […]

COVID-19 Loss of Income Assistance from WEST CAP

WEST CAP is accepting applications for those who have experienced financial difficulty during the COVID-19 pandemic. Up to $3,000 is available to help with rent, utilities, phone, internet and other needs. You can fill out the application right on their website: https://westcap.org/ or print an mail in the application. You can reach them by phone at (715) […]


Per partnering state agency requirements we will continue with curbside pickup through Fall/Winter 2021/2022, until we are given further guidance on how operations should proceed. We have continued adding to our shopping lists so that families are receiving what they’d like. Don’t forget, each household may visit us twice per month for full food allotments […]


With so many events being postponed or cancelled some local businesses pulled together to sponsor the 2020 COVID-19 SOLO 5K from May 1st to the 3rd. 111 participants signed up to run this “virtual race” from all over the country: Wisconsin, Florida, California, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota and Colorado. Each person completed a 3.1 mile […]