Empty Bowls

October 24, 2020
11:00 AM / 01:00 PM
YMCA of Northern Rock County (608) 754-5333

COVID-19 Style Fundraiser to support ECHO, fighting to end hunger in Janesville with handmade soups from local restaurants.

Soups by: To Be Announced September 1, 2020

Soups will be pre-sold in quart freezer safe containers. Orders will be taken starting 9/1/20 at noon until sold out.

Pricing: $8 per quart or 3 quarts for $20.  Discount does not work online. Will receive a refund of $4 for each 3/$20 purchased at pickup on October 24.

Pickup will be done as a drive thru at YMCA of Northern Rock County's back parking lot off of Court Street on October 24 from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Thank you to our sponsors: Old National Bank, Why the Fuss Technical Solutions, and Meadowlark Photography & Design.

ECHO Thanksgiving Basket Distribution

November 21, 2020
08:00 AM / 12:00 PM
Rock County Fairgrounds

Thanksgiving baskets have been a part of ECHO since at least 1975.  The basket includes a turkey, vegetables, instant potatoes and gravy, stuffing, homemade cookies or bars, pumpkin pie and whipped topping, and other miscellaneous items.

Sponsors are needed for the Thanksgiving baskets.  Each basket costs $30.  If you would like to make a donation to help feed families for Thanksgiving, please send a check to the ECHO Office at 65 S. High St., Janesville, WI 53548, made out to: “ECHO Thanksgiving” or visit www.echojanesville.org to make a donation online.

Canned Cranberry Drive will be starting October 1. ECHO would like to get 1,200 cans for the Thanksgiving Basket program.

Volunteers are needed at  8am to begin packing the Thanksgiving baskets at Rock County Fairgrounds.  Volunteers are needed at 9:30am for distribution of the Thanksgiving baskets.  Please call our volunteer coordinator, Fran, at 754-5333 with questions or to volunteer.

Grocery bags can be picked up at ECHO for youth groups and organizations to decorate.  Please bring your decorated bags to ECHO by Friday, Nov. 20.

Volunteer bakers are needed.  Drop off your pre-packaged cookies and bars (one dozen per ziploc bag) at Rock County Fairgrounds on Saturday, November 21, 7am-10am or at the ECHO office on Friday, November 20, 9am-Noon.


ECHO Christmas Dinner

December 25, 2020
11:00 AM / 01:00 PM
St. William's Catholic Church