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Our Impact. Our Vision

Together, we have provided 13,794 meals in just 4 years.  This year we are projected to provide nearly 3,000 more healthy meals during winter break to hungry students in Mauston, WI. Currently, we provide winter break meals for an entire school district, encompassing eight schools. As we grow, we are working develop new programs to […]

2021

In December 2021, Lyle’s Lunchbox will again partner with the Community Sharing Food Pantry in Mauston, WI, providing Winter Break bags to 200 children who would otherwise experience significant hunger during the weeks they are home on break. These precious children (and their parents) rely on the Free and Reduced Breakfast and Lunch Program to […]

2020

We had 200 children counting on us last year, and we were thrilled to be able to offer them a winter break bag unlike any we had ever done. Last year our Winter Break Bags included: – 7 breakfasts – 7 lunches – a coupon for half-gallon of white milk at a local grocer – […]

2019

We achieved a major milestone in 2019; we surpassed 10,000 meals provided! In under three years, we have provided a total of 10,868 winter break meals to hungry children. Even though fewer children needed our assistance this year (262 students, down from 300 in previous years), Mauston’s winter break was longer than in past years, […]

2018

In 2018, we knew children would still go home to empty cabinets over winter break, so we stepped in to help again. Together with our incredibly generous donors, we again made sure those children did not go hungry; thanks to our amazing donors, we were able to provide 3,600 meals plus snacks and drinks! We […]

2017

Lyle’s Lunchbox began as the Lyle Wernimont Memorial Charity in 2017. Lyle was our founder’s father, and the charity was created as a way to continue Lyle’s legacy of feeding the hungry.  Following his death from cancer in 2011, we had been coordinating a food and donations drive with Mile Bluff Medical Center, the hospital […]