Posted on April 29, 2022 | by in Community Involvement, Events

“Our company has a long history of supporting 4th of July celebrations in Wisconsin. Come join us as we bring families and communities together to celebrate our nation’s independence.”– Mark Skogen, President & CEO of Festival Foods Locations and Details

Posted on March 15, 2022 | by in Community Involvement, Events

Bunny Hop is Festival Foods’ annual springtime event at our stores across the state, which features the Easter Bunny as well as activities and treats for kids.

Posted on February 4, 2022 | by in Community Involvement

Festival Foods has family at its core, so of course we do all we can to encourage families to stay strong with family meals. We’re thrilled to share that we won 2021’s Family Meals Month competition, sponsored by the FMI Foundation! The Gold Plate Award recognizes outstanding programs that food retailers and suppliers have implemented […]

Posted on December 2, 2021 | by in Community Involvement

To help fight hunger in Wisconsin, Festival Foods is partnering with mission-driven food startup Nunbelievable Cookies, which donates one meal for every better-for-you cookie pack sold. The goal of the Nunbelievable/Festival Foods collaboration is to sell 50,000 cookies by December 15 for a total donation of 50,000 meals. The meals will be distributed by Feeding […]

Posted on June 1, 2021 | by in Community Involvement, Events

A number of our locations across Wisconsin host programs aimed at gathering together veterans for coffee, donuts and conversation.

Posted on May 27, 2021 | by in Community Involvement, Events

Dole Packaged Foods and Festival Foods installed a Captain Planet Foundation Learning Garden at Sheboygan Leadership Academy this month.  The Project Learning Garden, with 80 square feet of growing space, includes a garden cart and hand tools. The garden  provides a context for multidisciplinary learning, ranging from nutrition and science to social studies, math and […]

Posted on April 28, 2021 | by in Community Involvement

Mighty Spark and Festival Foods have teamed up again this year to be forces for good and help the one in seven people throughout the U.S. that may not know where they will find their next meal. For each Mighty Spark product purchased at Festival Foods from May 5 through September 7, Mighty Spark will […]

Posted on February 24, 2021 | by in Community Involvement

HALES CORNERS, WISCONSIN — As part of our company’s ongoing support of hunger relief efforts, we’re working with Hormel Foods to donate 2,100 hams – or 7,000 pounds – to Hunger Task Force in Milwaukee in March. The gift is part of the Hormel Cure 81 Hams for Hunger program, which began in 1989. “We […]

Posted on January 28, 2021 | by in Community Involvement

Shoppers at Festival Foods’ 33 stores throughout Wisconsin gave more than $560,000 to the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign in 2020. While the majority of contributions were made at kettles, our stores saw a substantial increase in donations at checkouts – as additions to grocery totals.

Posted on January 27, 2021 | by in Community Involvement

Festival Foods’ fundraising efforts for food pantries and animal organizations surpassed $3.3 million with nearly an $80,000 increase indonations in 2020 compared to 2019. The giving programs, Food for Neighbors and Paw Away Hunger, provide an easy way for shoppers to support these programs by adding $5 or $10 donations to their grocery totals at […]

Posted on December 22, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

The Festival Foods Turkey Trot has raised $3.28 million since it began in 2008 with $360,000 coming with this year’s Home Edition when nearly 20,000 participants laced up all across Wisconsin. As always, Festival Foods will give 100 percent of proceeds to Boys & Girls Clubs and YMCAs throughout Wisconsin. Due to the circumstances this […]

Posted on December 10, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

A matching gift partnership between Festival Foods and Kellogg has raised $20,000 for Wisconsin food pantries! For every Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes® product purchased in November, Kellogg matched $1 as a donation to Festival Foods’ Food for Neighbors program, up to $10,000. In addition, Festival Foods offered to match the donation up to $10,000. With November […]

Posted on December 2, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

Food banks are continuing to face increased demand for food assistance due to COVID-19.  In fact, Feeding America, with its more than 200 affiliates across the country, projects a 6 to 8 billion meal shortfall in the next 12 months and the need for charitable food over the next year will reach 17 billion pounds, […]

Posted on November 6, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

Festival Foods and Frosted Flakes are teaming up during the month of November to raise funds for Wisconsin food pantries. For each Frosted Flakes product purchased this month, $1 will be matched by Frosted Flakes and donated to Food for Neighbors. Even better, Festival Foods will match the Frosted Flakes donation – up to $20,000! […]

Posted on May 6, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

Festival Foods is thrilled to be part of the Keep On Wisconsin program that is bringing hope to people throughout Green Bay and the state. You may have spotted the colorful message on yard signs or social media posts. Keep On is intended to be a rallying cry that brings inspiration and hope to people […]

Posted on May 6, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

Festival Foods has announced it will match up to $25,000 of funds donated to its Food for Neighbors and Paw Away Hunger programs through June 30. The grocer began Food for Neighbors in 2004, followed in 2008 by the addition of Paw Away Hunger to help animal organizations in the state. Both programs offer shoppers […]

Posted on April 28, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

As food banks report unprecedented demand across the United States with school closures and millions of Americans losing jobs, we’re working with Kemps to provide shelf-stable milk to area food banks. Festival Foods has partnered with Kemps to provide Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin with 36,000 Giving Cow packs for the local community. The single-serve, 8-ounce […]

Posted on March 27, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

Skogen’s Festival Foods is donating $200,000 to be divided among United Way organizations in the Wisconsin communities it serves. “These are unprecedented times, so we don’t know where the greatest needs will be as we navigate the impacts of Covid-19,” said Mark Skogen, president and CEO of Festival Foods. “The United Way has been a […]

Posted on March 5, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

Each year, nonprofit organizations can apply on our website to hold a 15-day fundraising icon sale. After all submissions are in, associates at each Festival Foods location vote on the nonprofit they want to support.

Posted on February 28, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

Local. It’s a word that gets tossed around quite a bit these days. So… what do we think it is? Over the 70 years our company has been in business in Wisconsin, we have always believed “local” meant making an effort to work with nearby companies and producers. It also has meant developing long-lasting relationships with farmers […]

Posted on February 28, 2020 | by in Community Involvement

Local. It’s a word that gets tossed around quite a bit these days. So … what do we think it is? Over the 70 years our company has been in business in Wisconsin, we have always believed “local” meant making an effort to work with nearby companies and producers. It also has meant developing long-lasting relationships with […]