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Sherrie Tussler

Sherrie Tussler, executive director of Hunger Task Force.

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Proposal Would Grow Central City Farms

Proposal Would Grow Central City Farms

Two Milwaukee legislators envision urban farms rising in 30th St. Corridor.

Bill Targets Evictions, Housing Discrimination

Bill Targets Evictions, Housing Discrimination

1 in 8 families evicted every two years. Rep. Crawley’s bill aims at problem.

Advocates Push City On Lead Pipes

Advocates Push City On Lead Pipes

City may not know which homes own lead laterals, which action to take.

Black Officials Canvass Amani Neighborhood

Black Officials Canvass Amani Neighborhood

Gwen Moore, LaTonya Johnson and David Crowley do doors, hoping to increase turnout.

Op Ed: How 70,000 People Lost Food Stamps
Op Ed

How 70,000 People Lost Food Stamps

And how this cost state taxpayers $54 million.

Lead Poisoning a “Public Health Crisis”

Lead Poisoning a “Public Health Crisis”

Health Department official says lead laterals must be replaced, but resources lacking.

Lead Transparency Resolution Challenges Health Department to Educate the Public About Lead in Water
Summer Program Has Free Meals for Kids

Summer Program Has Free Meals for Kids

138 locations in city, by Hunger Task Force, for anyone under 18 who’s hungry.

A Call for Clean Water

A Call for Clean Water

Community leaders push city to rid Milwaukee's water of lead.

Wisconsin’s Anti-Hunger Leader

Wisconsin’s Anti-Hunger Leader

Hunger Task Force raises money to feed 50,000 people every month. It’s not easy.

Support Grows for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act
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Support Grows for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act

Bold legislation to fight poverty with real solutions garners support from leaders in Wisconsin and across the country

Outpost Natural Foods Launches “Milk Money” Program
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Outpost Natural Foods Launches “Milk Money” Program

Co-op’s in-store voucher program provides nutritious milk for Hunger Task Force pantry network

County Program Combats Urban Food Deserts

County Program Combats Urban Food Deserts

New SEED program launches mobile retail groceries and community gardens.

Hunger Task Force Awarded $100,000 Federal Grant to Support Fresh Picks Mobile Market
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Hunger Task Force Awarded $100,000 Federal Grant to Support Fresh Picks Mobile Market

The Mobile Market is stocked with only healthy foods and includes 40+ varieties of fresh fruits and vegetables, and 10+ high-grade meat and dairy items.

Hunger Task Force Wins $50,000 Prize in WaterStone Bank 95th Anniversary Video Contest
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Hunger Task Force Wins $50,000 Prize in WaterStone Bank 95th Anniversary Video Contest

Hunger Task Force received 5,195 of the 23,652 contest votes during the campaign and took home the first place prize of $50,000.

Where Can Former Sex Offenders Go?

Where Can Former Sex Offenders Go?

Restrictive city law often leaves them nowhere to live, many are becoming homeless.

Op-Ed: 15,000 People Have Lost Food Assistance
Op-Ed

15,000 People Have Lost Food Assistance

Soup kitchens and food shelters flooded with hungry people needing help.

Hunger Task Force and Pick ’n Save Launch Mobile Grocery Store
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Hunger Task Force and Pick ’n Save Launch Mobile Grocery Store

Mobile Market will bring fresh food choices to Milwaukee’s ‘food deserts’

Reps. Bowen & Brostoff Introduce Heat & Eat Bill
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Reps. Bowen & Brostoff Introduce Heat & Eat Bill

New Legislation Would Reverse Food Stamp Cuts from 2014 Farm Bill

State Crackdown on Food Stamp Fraud

State Crackdown on Food Stamp Fraud

12-fold increase in recipients suspended under Walker. Critics assail it as politically motivated.

Murphy’s Law: A Whole New Class of Poor People?
Murphy’s Law

A Whole New Class of Poor People?

Walker plan to quietly slash Food Stamps for 62,000 people will cost state $58 million to lose $92 million in federal funding.

Fresh Produce For Poor People

Fresh Produce For Poor People

Local charitable food programs working to offer more nutritional food, fruits and vegetables.

Federal Cuts Challenge Local Food Programs

Federal Cuts Challenge Local Food Programs

Funding reduced though number of county Food Share recipients hasn't declined.

Murphy’s Law: Hey, Let’s Drug Test Food Stamp Recipients
Murphy’s Law

Hey, Let’s Drug Test Food Stamp Recipients

Walker and Vos love the idea. So what will it cost and what will it accomplish?

Wisconsin Senior Citizens Mistakenly Cut from FoodShare
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Wisconsin Senior Citizens Mistakenly Cut from FoodShare

Many local seniors are eligible to have their FoodShare benefits restored to previous levels

Women of Influence: Community Supporter – Tonit Calaway
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Women of Influence: Community Supporter – Tonit Calaway

FoodShare benefits will run out November 2
Press Release

FoodShare benefits will run out November 2

Government shutdown threatens food security of 859,000 Wisconsinites

Thousands Could Lose Food Stamps Under Walker Proposal

Thousands Could Lose Food Stamps Under Walker Proposal

Job training requirements could mean more hunger in Milwaukee, advocate predicts.

Mission Accomplished!
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Mission Accomplished!

Friends of Hunger Task Force rally to donate over 100,000 jars of peanut butter!

Hunger Task Force Receives $50,000 Gift from The Brico Fund to Purchase Food for Milwaukee’s Hungry
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Hunger Task Force Receives $50,000 Gift from The Brico Fund to Purchase Food for Milwaukee’s Hungry

Sherrie Tussler, Executive Director of Hunger Task Force said, “Strengthening the safety net that ensures nutritious foods for our most vulnerable Milwaukeeans helps us all breathe a little easier.

Got Milk
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Got Milk

Hunger Task Force to receive leftover dairy after local plant sudden closing.