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History of Grants Distributed

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Buckets for Hunger Financial Information

Year Total Grants Paid Grants Paid to
Wisconsin Pantries
Grants to Pantries
in other States
2016 $106,000 $106,000 $0
2015 $96,254 $96,254 $0
2014 $83,607 $83,607
2013 $77,816 $77,816 $0
2012 $103,250 $103,250
2011 $118,077 $118,077
2010 $209,271 $209,271
2009 $212,265 $212,265
2008 $144,500 $144,500
2007 $141,358 $141,358
2006 $135,000 $126,200 $8,800
2005 $129,000 $67,000 $62,000
2004 $142,300 $50,700 $91,600
2003 $148,900 $48,550 $100,350
2002 $100,000 $63,000 $37,000
2001 $89,000 $55,000 $34,000
2000 $60,000 $38,000 $22,000
1999 $20,000 $17,000 $3,000
95-6-7-8   $40,000  
Total $2,156,594 $1,798,844 $358,750

Cash on hand as of 12-31-2014 = $9,989 of which $7,000 is committed to a challenge event with the Community Action Coalition of South Central Wisconsin.

All money distributed to pantries in other states includes dollars donated by corporations or individuals who specifically requested that their donations go to another state. It also includes money specifically raised in another state. For example, in the years 2001-2005 Buckets raised almost $250,000 in Dallas from contributions from Texans for the North Texas Food Bank. Buckets is required by the Dallas Mavericks and the individuals to deliver those donations to the North Texas Food Bank.

Single largest recipient of a Buckets grant in each year of incorporation:

Year Recipient Amount
2016 Community Action Coalition $30,500
2015 Community Action Coalition of Southern Wisconsin $27,000
2014 Durand Pepin Food Pantry $14,334
2013 Durand Pepin Food Pantry $11,760
2012 Inn Towne Food Pantry $13,438
2011 InnTowne Food Pantry $15,910
2010 Interfaith food pantry $29,217
2009 Interfaith food pantry $36,494
2008 Interfaith food pantry $22,657
2007 Chetek, wisconsin food pantry $20,362
2006 Sun Prairie $20,000
2005 North Texas Food Bank* $50,000
2004 North Texas Food Bank* $77,100
2003 North Texas Food Bank* $90,350
2002 Community Action Coalition of Southern Wisconsin $25,000
2001 Community Action Coalition of Southern Wisconsin $13,000
2000 Community Action Coalition of Southern Wisconsin $14,000
1999 Community Action Coalition of Southern Wisconsin $11,250

* = all funds raised in Dallas, TX

NOTE 1: Community Action Coalition of Southern Wisconsin has received these amounts of dollars due the fact that they serve thirty or more food pantries in the Dane County area. In fact, CAC of Southern Wisconsin has been the recipient of the single largest grant distributed each and every year of our efforts up to and including the year 2003.

NOTE 2:
Prior to 1999, all money raised went to CAC and to the Oregon/Brooklyn food panty, which is in Dane County. That amounted to approximately $40,000.

NOTE 3: Buckets was not incorporated until 1999.

* FACTS AND FIGURES ARE TAKEN FROM OFFICIAL INCOME TAX FORMS FILED WITH THE IRS.

Wisconsin Communities receiving grants:

Adams County, Albany, Appleton, Arcadia, Argyle, Bangor, Barron, Beaver Dam, Beloit, Black River Falls, Bloomer, Chetek, Columbus, Dunn City, Durand, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Fort Atkinson, Galesville, Germantown, Grant County, Green Bay, Green City, Jackson County, Janesville, La Crosse, Lafayette County, Lake Mills, Madison, Mauston, McFarland, Menominee, Milwaukee,Necedah, Neenah, New Lisbon, Oconomowoc, Oshkosh, Oregon/Brooklyn, Pepin County, Pierce County, Portage, Prairie du Chien, Price County, Pulaski, Racine, Sheboygan, Sheldon, Stevens Point, Stoughton, Sun Prairie, Taylor, Two Rivers, Watertown, Waunakee, Waupaca, Waushara, Wayawega, Wonewoc, Wyocena


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