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File #: 41286    Version: 1 Name: Recognizing and commending the 21st annual NBC15 Share Your Holidays to eliminate hunger campaign to benefit Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/27/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 12/6/2016 Final action: 12/6/2016
Enactment date: 12/9/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00877
Title: Recognizing and commending the 21st annual NBC15 Share Your Holidays to eliminate hunger campaign to benefit Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin.
Sponsors: Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Paul R. Soglin, David Ahrens, Samba Baldeh, Shiva Bidar, Sheri Carter, Maurice S. Cheeks, Mark Clear, Denise DeMarb, Sara Eskrich, Tim Gruber, Amanda Hall, Rebecca Kemble, Steve King, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
12/6/20161 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/27/20161 Council Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available

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Recognizing and commending the 21st annual NBC15 Share Your Holidays to eliminate hunger campaign to benefit Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin.

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WHEREAS, since Second Harvest opened their doors in 1986 they have distributed more than 131 million pounds of food; and,

 

WHEREAS, Second Harvest serves 16 counties in southwestern Wisconsin (Adams, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Lafayette, Monroe, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Vernon); and,

 

WHEREAS, 1 in 9 people in southwestern Wisconsin struggles with hunger; for kids under 18 it’s 1 in 5; and,

 

WHEREAS, Second Harvest meets nearly one million food assistance requests for help every year; and,

 

WHEREAS, Second Harvest helps end hunger through food distribution to their more than 200 partner agencies, promotion of outside food assistance programs like FoodShare, and raising awareness of hunger; and,

 

WHEREAS, it is the 21st annual NBC15 Share Your Holidays to eliminate hunger campaign, and this year's goal is to raise 3.21 MILLION MEALS; and,

 

WHEREAS, the NBC15 Share Your Holidays campaign - Southwestern Wisconsin’s largest food and fund drive - has raised 33.35 million meals for families struggling with hunger since its inception in 1995; and,

 

WHEREAS, the NBC15 Share Your Holidays Grand Finale Phone-a-thon and Sort-a-thon will be held December 8, 2016; and,

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Common Council recognizes and commends the efforts of the NBC15 Share Your Holidays to eliminate hunger campaign benefiting Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin.