Responding to the Coronavirus: Keeping Our Communities Safe

Mar 16, 2020

The Salvation Army Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division remains committed to Doing The Most Good for our neighbors in need, especially now as we respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. After taking into consideration all of the federal, state and local guidelines, our worship and community centers are making adjustments to their daily activities. See the list below for adjustments to programming. This page will be updated as changes are made.


Officers will be on site and buildings will be OPEN for emergency assistance such as food pantries.

All worship and community centers scheduled activities and worship services are SUSPENDED until May 26th. Updates will be provided after the 26th.

All thrift store operations will RESUME on Thursday, May 28th. Pick ups will resume June 10th in Milwaukee.

All summer camps at Army Lake Camp have been CANCELED.

For your safety through social distancing, if you would like to help The Salvation Army of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan we are asking that you give in two ways: 

  • Mail a check to The Salvation Army, 11315 W. Watertown Plank Rd., Wauwatosa, WI 53226 and in the memo write "CV19 Help WUM"
  • Donate online
  • Text 'WUM' to 24365

NOTE: At this time, due to state guidelines, we are unable to accept collected food donations from the public.

Corps Community Centers

Beloit

  • Food Pantry hours: Monday - Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Pantry orders will be pre-packed
  • Meal Site hours: Monday - Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch program will be grab-and-go sack lunches.

Eau Claire

  • Pre-packaged food boxes available.

Fond du Lac

  • Office Hours
    •  Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Drive up food pantry hours:
    • Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Food pantry delivery service available for high-risk individuals
  • Case Management accessible by phone Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Virtual Sunday Service available Sunday at 10:30 a.m.  
  • Thrift Store now open for temporary hours: Mondays- Saturdays 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fox Cities

  • Food Pantry Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Lunch meal program providing to-go meals Monday - Friday, 11:30 a.m.  12:30 p.m. at 130 E. North St.

Green Bay

  • Food Pantry: please call the Social Services Office at 920-593-2379 to schedule an appointment
    • Distribution Hours: Monday - Friday: 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
  • Noon Lunch Program served to-go from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (until further notice)
  • Gym no longer being rented or used for community events
  • Thrift Store opening temporary hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Green Bay Kroc Center

Hancock

  • Food Pantry: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Ishpeming

  • Food pantry offering pre-packaged food boxes
    • Hours: 
      • Monday and Tuesday, 9:30-12:00 & 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
      • Wednesday: 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
      • Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
  • Ishpeming lunch program SUSPENDED

Janesville

  • Food Pantry Hours: Monday - Friday
    •  11:00 am - 3:30 pm
    • You will need to call 757-8300 and ask for the Food Pantry. Pantry orders will be pre-packed.
  • Meal Site Hours: Monday - Friday
    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Lunch program will be grab-and-go sack lunches.

Kenosha

  • Food Pantry offering pre-packaged food Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • All programming SUSPENDED until May 1

La Crosse

  • Emergency Shelter and meal service programs are OPEN
  • Thrift Store
  • Sunday Worship Services SUSPENDED
  • Food Pantry & Collaborative Care Clinic SUSPENDED ( food pantry items can be provided by WAFER until further notice)
  • Administrative office is closed but still offering services
  • Beginning Wednesday, April 8th: The Salvation Army of La Crosse County will begin delivering packaged meals, food baskets, and blankets to members in the county affected by the COVID-19 virus.
  • Mobile Meal Delivery Route and Times:
    • The Salvation Army Corps: 11 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
    • Goose Green Island Park: 11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • The Salvation Army Thrift Store: 12:05 p.m - 12:15 p.m
    • Copeland Park: 12:20 p.m - 12:40 p.m
    • Cameron Park: 12:45 p.m - 1:20 p.m
    • Houska Park: 1:25 p.m - 1:45 p.m
    • Riverside Park: 1:50 p.m - 2:00 p.m

Madison

  • Church/chapel services (including Bible study) SUSPENDED
  • Community center & after school programs SUSPENDED
  • Monitoring congregate meals and may soon limit capacity
  • All volunteer activities except dropping off meals/donations SUSPENDED
  • Madison Corps - sheltering 130 in a hotel for social distancing

Manitowoc

  • Bible Study, Women’s Ministries, Youth Music lessons, Celebrate Freedom SUSPENDED
  • Food pantry: Call ahead to schedule appointment for pick up (920) 684-7117
    • Distribution Hours:

      •  Mondays: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
      • Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - Noon & 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
      • Wednesdays: 9 a.m. - Noon & 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Marinette

  • Meal program: Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursday 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
  • Food pantry hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Marquette, MI

  • Food pantry offering pre-packaged food boxes
    • Hours: 
      • Mondays & Tuesdays: 9:30 a.m. - Noon & 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
      • Wednesdays: 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
      • Thursdays: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
  • Marquette lunch program offering to-go options
    • Hours:
      • Mondays - Fridays: Noon - 12:45 p.m.

Milwaukee Citadel

  • Food Pantry hours:
    • Thursday 10 a.m. – Noon
    • Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Home League & Bible Study SUSPENDED

Milwaukee Cold Spring

  • Food Pantry
    • Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10 a.m. - Noon
  • English Learning Classes (Mon. & Wed. 9:30 a.m. - Noon) SUSPENDED
  • School of Music (Wed. & Thurs. nights) SUSPENDED
  • Bible Studies & Worship Team practice (Thurs. nights) SUSPENDED

Milwaukee Distribution Center

  • Food Pantry Hours:
    • Monday - Friday: 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Milwaukee West

  • Youth Basketball SUSPENDED (Monday Night)
  • Food Pantry Hours:
    • Tuesday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Oak Creek

  • All programming SUSPENDED
  • Food Pantry Hours:
    • Wednesdays & Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Feeding program in partnership with OCFSD still available (Mondays & Wednesdays 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) Providing 500-600 meals per day via drive up Press Release | Photos
    Weekly menus will be posted every Thursday at: www.ocfsd.org/meals

Monday meals will consist of:

  • Two breakfasts
  • Two "ready to eat" hot lunches

Wednesday meals will consist of:

  • Three breakfasts
  • Three "ready to eat" hot lunches
  • Meal pickup locations:
    • Forest Ridge Elementary, 2220 W. Drexel Rd., Oak Creek, WI
    • Oak Creek High School, 340 E. Puetz Rd., Oak Creek, WI
    • The Salvation Army Oak Creek, 8853 S. Howell Ave., Oak Creek, WI
  • Mobile feeding underway:
    • Centennial Park Apartments
      11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

    • The Gables at Oak Creek
      11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    • Springbrook Cercle Apartments
      11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

    • Country Oaks Apts
      11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    • Riverwood Estates
      12 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

    • Brandywood Apartments
      12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Oshkosh

  • Lunch Meal Program:
    •  Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. on the west side of the building
  • Food Pantry Hours:
    • Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Pedal Out Hunger Bike Ride, Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, Vet Ride Program SUSPENDED

Racine

  • Food Pantry available with limited hours call for appointment
  • Children's feeding program at Cop Houses
    • Villa Street House: Monday - Friday: 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Geneva Street House: Monday - Friday: 5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday worship services and bible study SUSPENDED (Facebook Live available)
  • Singing Company, Women’s Ministries, and Senior Congregate Dining SUSPENDED
  • Senior Center SUSPENDED

Rhinelander/Oneida County

  • The Service Extension Rep working with WIC and other local organizations to provide formula and other items of necessity to families
  • Families in need are instructed to call WIC at 715-369-6109 or text/call 715-493-0733

Sheboygan

  • Budget & Credit Counseling, Made New Again, Laundry of Love SUSPENDED until May 26th
  • Food Pantry offering pre-packaged boxes

Steven's Point

  • March Advisory Council Meeting SUSPENDED
  • Bagged Lunch/Dinner meals available for community at Hope Center entrance

Superior

  • All activities and services SUSPENDED until May 26, 2020

Waukesha

  • Food Pantry Hours:
    • Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Fridays: 9 a.m. - Noon.
  • Hot Community Meal Program Hours:
    • Tuesday, Thursdays & Saturdays from 5 p.m. - 5:40 p.m.
  • Bread Room Hours:
    • Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Men's Emergency Shelter offering clean, safe lodging at 445 Madison Street, Waukesha, WI 53188

Wausau

  • Food Pantry Hours:
    • Monday - Friday 12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
    • Pre-packaged boxes available
  • Lunch Meal Program:
    • Monday - Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    • Saturday meals not available at this time
  • Emergency Assistance available by phone and appointment
  • Sunday church service, Bible study, women’s group, and Tuesday night programs for kids SUSPENDED

Wisconsin and Upper Michigan Divisional Headquarters

  • Helping Hands for Healthcare Heroes
    Our mobile feeding truck is delivering meals to hospitals in the Milwaukee area. Read our lunch assembly and safety guidelines.
    • 3/27: Canteen at Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s (400 served) Press Release | Photos
    • 3/31: Canteen at Progressive Community Health Center (75 served) | Photos
    • 4/1: Canteen at Progressive Community Health Center (75 served) | Photos
    • 4/7: Canteen at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers on 20th Street (70 served) | Photos
    • 4/8: Canteen at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers on Layton Avenue (40 served) | Photos
    • 4/9: Canteen at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers in Waukesha (25 served) | Photos
    • 4/14: Canteen at Outreach Community Health Center on Capitol Drive (75 served) | Photos
    • 4/16: Canteen delivers meals to Milwaukee VA Hospital (400 served) | Photos
    • 4/21: Canteen delivers meals to Milwaukee VA Hospital Day 2 (1,500 served) Press Release | Photos
    • 4/28: Canteen delivers meals to Green Bay VA Clinic & Aurora Healthcare Hospital (300 served) | Photos
  • Hosting weekly services via Facebook
  • Divisional Headquarters staff working at state Emergency Operations Center

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