Through Stock the Shelves, readers can feed hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin residents as meal costs rise

The average price of a meal provided by Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin increased from $2.98 to $3.13 this year. That 15 cents represents about a...

September 29, 2022
1:56 PM

The average price of a meal provided by Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin increased from $2.98 to $3.13 this year. That 15 cents represents about a 5% cost increase, and for Feeding America it's applied to three meals a day for half a million people in Wisconsin who rely on the program. That's according to Feeding America's president and CEO, Patti Habeck, who spoke to USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin reporters in September about the struggles and successes the organization faced in the last year. In Milwaukee County, that average meal cost is $3.

Taima Kern