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NOW Sponsorship Form

Since its creation in the fall of 2013, the Nutrition On Weekends program has grown to help more than 450 local children whom are facing food insecurities in their home. The program provides supplemental food packs for children to take home on the weekend throughout the school year. Last year, the NOW program served children in the Marshfield, Auburndale, Granton, Greenwood, Loyal, Pittsville, Spencer and Stratford School Districts. The program also served children at the Marshfield location of the Wood County Head Start program. 

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we feel it’s important to provide a consistent program for our children throughout the school year. We have modified our program for the 2020-21 school year in a way we can keep both children and our volunteers as safe as possible.

The communities' support of this program has been wonderful and has made it possible for the program to grow into what it is today. To continue the success of the program, United Way has created a sponsorship form as another way to support the program. The average cost of a food box is $6.76. The cost to sponsor a child for an entire school year is $115. Children will be provided a box of food every other week. 
Each food pack contains: bread, peanut butter, jelly, cereal, granola bars, mac 'n cheese, apple or fruit cup, bananas and oranges, carrots, fruit snacks and an additional snack item. Please see below if you are interested in sponsoring a child/children in the upcoming school year.

Below is the breakdown of and average cost of one supplemental food pack.

Total Cost $6.76

  • Bread - $1.80

  • Peanut Butter - $.50

  • Jelly - $.50

  • Cereal - $.84

  • Granola Bars - $.30

  • Carrots - $.62

  • Apple/Fruit Cup - $.87

  • Banana and Orange - $.53

  • Fruit Snack - $.24

  • Mac 'n Cheese - $.36

  • Additional Snack Item - $.20

Please use the form below if you would like to sponsor a child in the upcoming school year.

Please enter number of children you are sponsoring.

Or (Alternate option if you'd like to sponsor one child for a portion of the school year)

Please enter number of weeks you would like to sponsor one child.
Please select what payment option you prefer. If you choose cash or check, please drop off at the United Way office at 612 W Blodgett Street or mail check to PO Box 771, Marshfield, WI 54449.