Webinars and Events
Feeding Wisconsin and its member food banks host training webinars to help educate partners on best practices to conduct outreach and to provide updates on any new FoodShare policies. See below for past webinars!
FoodShare 101 - November 2014
You can watch a recording of our first webinar, FoodShare 101, on Vimeo.
The presentation will discuss
How FoodShare works
Who benefits from FoodShare in Wisconsin
Common myths and stigmas associated with FoodShare
Please note, eligibility guidelines have be updated since this presentation. The current eligibility guidelines posted on our homepage.
FoodShare Outreach at Food Pantries & Meal Sites - March 2015
Want to connect your clients with more food- without bringing more food through your pantry doors? Watch our webinar. Sarah Hyman, FoodShare Outreach Specialist, will walk you through the ins-and-outs of FoodShare, explain who’s eligible, debunk common myths about FoodShare, and help you connect your pantry visitors with a QUEST Card that provides money for groceries each month. Have your volunteers watch too!
FoodShare ABAWD Work Requirement - March 2015
As of April,1 2015, ABAWDs (Able Bodied Adults without Dependents) between 18 and 49 who do not have any dependent children can get FoodShare benefits only for 3 months in a 36-month period if they do not work or participate in a workfare or employment and training program other than job search. Find out what this policy change means for food insecure clients you serve and the impact that it may have on the emergency food network.
Senior FoodShare Outreach - Sept 2015
Two-thirds of eligible seniors are not participating in the FoodShare program. Do you want to learn more about connecting the seniors you work with to FoodShare benefits? Are you trying to bring more seniors into your program and want to know how to direct messaging to a senior audience? Listen to this webinar! (the recording begins at minute 1:30)
FoodShare Outreach for Homeless Communities - April 2016
FoodShare can help stabilize lives and help to end the cycle of poverty. Learn about policies, best practices, and talking points specific to the homeless population.
Hunger on College Campus and the role of FoodShare Outreach
This presentation discussed the scope of campus hunger, provided resources to share with students experiencing hunger, presented a toolkit to help decrease the SNAP/FoodShare gap among students on your campus, and provided information about Feeding Wisconsin’s FoodShare Outreach services and student eligibility requirements for FoodShare.