The Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency, Inc. (RKCAA) will serve as the clearinghouse for the Holiday Food Basket Program again this year. Essie Allen, Chief Executive Officer of RKCAA, states that the Holiday Food Basket Program is a joint effort with The Racine County Food Bank, City of Racine, Racine County, labor, civic groups, churches, schools, and businesses and simply a way to say we care.
The Racine area Community Action Agency will begin taking applications October 1, 2018. The deadline for submitting applications is November 30, 2018. All individuals must apply in person and will be required to provide a Picture ID, verification of household size, proof of current address, and information regarding household income. The applications will be completed by RKCAA staff ONLY. Poverty guidelines will be used to establish eligible citizens.
Holiday baskets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Businesses, churches, civic organizations, schools or private citizens who would like to help a family by providing a food basket through RKCAA or by delivering it to a family, please call RKCAA at (262) 637-8377 and you will be provided with family names. Anyone wishing to donate monies may submit a check to “Holiday Food Basket”, c/o Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency, Inc., 2113 N.Wisconsin Street, Racine, WI 53402.
Anyone wishing to donate food may drop it off at RKCAA or call the number above and schedule an appointment with RKCAA to pick-up the food. This is a special time of year! Please help us make someone’s holiday a little brighter. It is in giving that we receive. Please call Zeke Leo at (262) 637-8377 ext. 107 and assist by taking a family name or donating money or food.