You can help feed the hungry in our community with your tax-deductible contribution of money or food to the Waunakee Food Pantry.



 For special donations contact us at

Weather Policy

The Food Pantry is closed when Waunakee schools are closed due to inclement weather. The Waunakee Food Pantry is open and continues to serve clients during the COVID-19 and Safer At Home restrictions, however food distribution is under a no-contact form.


Top Items Needed by the Waunakee Food Pantry

  • Spaghetti sauce

  • Snacks

  • Breakfast cereal

  • Laundry detergent

  • Toilet paper

  • Paper towels

  • Toiletries (Soap, shampoo, etc)

  • Condiments (honey, mayonnaise, ketchup and mustard)

  • Crackers

  • Canned meats

  • Canned fruit

  • Boxed or bagged dinners (Hamburger Helper)

  • Boxed potatoes

  • Pancake mix

  • Pancake syrup

  • Flour

  • Sugar

  • Snack items and crackers (Snack items that can be put into the Children's luncheons, any type of cracker)

Please check expiration dates on food items before you donate


Vegetable Donations

Yes, we welcome garden vegetable donations! Please plan these donations so we 1) receive them only on the days we are open and 2) receive them in smaller quantities to ensure we can distribute everything. Thank you!



You can make a tax-deductible monetary donations for the benefit of the Waunakee Food Pantry. Please make checks payable to the Waunakee Ecumenical Board Inc (a 501c3 organization) and note on the check memo line that the donation is directed to the Waunakee Food Pantry. The Waunakee Food Pantry has been a program of the Waunakee Ecumenical Board Inc for over 40 years! The Waunakee Ecumenical Board, Inc also assists families in need with rent or utilities assistance in emergency situations. Mail checks to:

Waunakee Ecumenical Board, Inc.
Waunakee Food Pantry program
PO Box 143
Waunakee, WI 53597-0143


Food Donation Locations


Food donation and other items can be dropped at the Food Pantry 806B South Division Street Waunakee, WI 53597. For special donations contact us at  


Donation bins are also located at:

Christian Life Assembly of God Church, 1161 Simon Crestway

Crossroads United Methodist Church, 5901 Hogan Road

First Presbyterian Church, 5763 County Road Q

Peace Lutheran Church, 701 S Century Avenue

St John's Catholic Church, 209 South Street

St Mary of the Lake Catholic Church, 5460 Mary Lake Road

State Bank of Cross Plains, Waunakee, 610 W Main St

Waunakee Chamber of Commerce, 100 W Main Street

Waunakee Public Library, 710 South Street


For more information contact us at:


Last updated: May 03, 2020

The Waunakee Food Pantry is an Equal Opportunity Provider

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