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Free food pantries, meals and groceries in Waukesha County Wisconsin.

Food banks in Waukesha County Wisconsin can offer emergency and surplus groceries as well as hot meals for individuals or families in need. While the centers do focus on the low income, families with children, seniors, and unemployed, rarely will anyone be turned away. The goal of each of the free soup kitchens as well as food pantries near you is to help people receive meals, food, or groceries in an emergency. Find details below as well as a referral number at the bottom of the page.

The food pantries across Waukesha try to assist the low-income in the community, through referral or direct service, with free or low cost emergency boxes of groceries. Many of the food banks can also provide other support including Meals on Wheels for the elderly or disabled, diapers, clothing, baby formula, or free health care products. There are also holiday meals, household cleaning supplies, and help in applying for government aid such as food stamps.

Based on donations, the resources available will vary. Some of the food distributed can include soup, vegetables, fruit, macaroni and cheese, tuna and meat products. Most of the food banks are only open for limited hours, and have limited funds and resources, so call in advance.

Saint Agnes Food Pantry
Address: 12801 West Fairmount
Butler, Wisconsin 53007
Main phone number - (262) 781-9521

Hartland Food Pantry
Food bank location - 229 Lawn Street
Hartland, Wisconsin 53029
Dial (262) 367-6373
Call this location for government surplus food, Christmas and Thanksgiving meals and gifts, and emergency aid.

Falls Area Food Pantry
N85 W15382 Menomonee River Pkwy
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Call (262) 251-6848 for information.




Hmong American Friendship Association
Call (414) 344-6575

Hunger Task Force Inc.
201 South Hawley Court
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53214
(414) 777-0483
This non-profit also runs food assistance programs for Waukesha County residents.

Mukwonago Community Commission, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church
Food bank address - 211 Main Street
Mukwonago, WI 53149
Telephone number - (262) 363-8251
Free Christmas and Thanksgiving meals are served along with a box of canned food or fruits in Waukesha County.

Mukwonago Food Pantry
325 Eagle Lake Avenue
Mukwonago, Wisconsin 53149
Food pantry phone number (262) 363-3452
Call this location for perishable items like meats, breads, fruits, vegetables, and frozen foods.

Muskego Food Pantry
Food bank location - W189 S8184 Mercury Drive
Muskego, WI 53150
(262) 679-6448
Qualified individuals can get clothing, household products, and free emergency food too.

New Berlin Food Pantry
14750 West Cleveland Avenue
New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151
Telephone - (262) 789-8040

Blessed Teresa of Calcutta St. Vincent De Paul Society
W314 N7462 Highway 83
North Lake, WI 53064
(262) 966-0366
St. Vincent is one of the leading non-profit charity organizations in Waukesha. Call them for a wide variety of assistance, including food, meals, and shelter. Limited financial assistance may be offered for rent, electric bills, clothing, and medications. Also get help in applying for food stamps and public aid such as LIHEAP.





Oconomowoc Area Emergency Food Pantry
Location - 5848 Brown Street
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
(262) 567-7054
Free boxes of groceries are offered. They also operate a Meals on Wheels service for seniors citizens and the disabled.

Pewaukee Food Pantry, Gethsemane United Methodist Church
642 Main Street
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Food Pantry Direct Line - (262) 893-8241

Sussex Area Outreach Services Resource Center
Location - N63 W23669 SILVER SPRING DRIVE
Sussex, Wisconsin 53089
Dial (262) 246-9860
Programs include SNAP food stamps application, school supplies for children, and some clothing.

The Women's Center
Address is 505 N East Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone:(262) 547-4600
The focus is on women and ensuring they are safe and have housing, but meals and food may be provided too along with clothing and more.

Kettle Moraine Food Pantry
705 Tomlin Road
Wales, Wisconsin 53183
Dial (262) 968-6466 for food distribution hours.
Christmas meals and toys for children may also be offered during the holidays.

Food Pantry of Waukesha County
Address: 1301 Sentry Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 542-5300
Free hot or cold meals. Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas meals and baskets may be provided too.

Hunger Task Force Inc.
Stockbox Program Food Pantry of Waukesha County
1301 Sentry Drive
Waukesha, WI 53186
Food pantry phone number - (262) 542-5300

The Salvation Army Of Waukesha
445 Madison Street
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188
(262) 547-7367
Runs a number of financial assistance programs for bills, housing, and more. Also has a thrift store, food bank, clothing closet, and other aid for the low income and seniors.





Mukwonago Food Pantry
325 Eagle Lake Ave
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
For services, dial (262) 363-3452

Additional free food and hot meals in Waukesha County

For additional locations of free food pantries or benefits near you, dial 414.931.7400. There are also SNAP food stamp applications, surplus commodities as well as services such as Meals on Wheels. If someone can’t make it to a center do to being homebound, then some agencies will deliver a hot meal or box of food.


By Jon McNamara













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