Meet BEDS Superhero, Erin Molek

Meet BEDS Superhero, Erin Molek

Erin said there was a need for the Food Rescue program because clients were getting minimal nutritional value from the foods they were able to purchase on their own. What started out as a harvest program has since evolved into a program that provides BEDS clients with substantial meals. Initially, […]

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Meet BEDS Superhero, Sue Dever

Meet BEDS Superhero, Sue Dever

During National Superheroes Month, we celebrate our staff! Meet Sue Dever, Emergency Services Coordinator. Sue started out as a volunteer at BEDS back in 2014, when she and her teenage son had signed up to work an emergency overnight shelter shift. She became more and more involved as a volunteer […]

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Brookfield Elks, Tischler’s partner to aid BEDS Plus clients

Brookfield Elks, Tischler’s partner to aid BEDS Plus clients

Riverside/Brookfield Landmark reporter Jackie Pisano wrote about the partnership between the Brookfield Elks and grocer Tischlers Finer Foods to provide food to BEDS clients. The food basket donations, part of the Match a Meal program, have helped to feed more than 100 people so far. Click here to read more. […]

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Food stamp cuts threaten people experiencing homelessness

Food stamp cuts threaten people experiencing homelessness

It’s not obvious, but helping clients apply for government benefits like Medicaid, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Earned Income Tax Credits (EIC), and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is one of the more valuable things we do. Clients do not always have the […]

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Tyson Foods Intern Max Eckardt discusses his BEDS experience

BEDS would like to thank Tyson Foods Intern Max Eckardt for a job well done this summer! Max focused on food and serious need for those experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. He collected food from area donors for our BEDS locations. Watch the video to hear Max talk […]

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