Wells Fargo Food Donation Drive benefiting Hunger Task Force

Looking for a free admission ticket to the 2021 Wisconsin State Fair, August 5-15? Wells Fargo and Hunger Task Force have got you covered!

Donate four (4) cans of pears or peaches per person in your car on August 6, and each person who donated will receive a FREE admission ticket to the 2021 State Fair. Offer limited to the first 10,000 participants.

Donation Drive will be held from 9 am to 3 pm, and all vehicles should enter State Fair Park at Gate 7 off of W. Kearney Street.

Wells Fargo Donation Drive benefiting Hunger Task Force

Donation Drive Details

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the donation need to be pears or peaches?2020-07-29T09:44:58-05:00

It is highly recommended fairgoers donate pears or peaches due to the void in Hunger Task Force’s donation supply of fruits. However, any donations of four (4) non-expired canned food will be accepted.

Can I bring more than the 4 cans per person?2020-07-29T09:46:27-05:00

Yes, fairgoers can bring more than 4 cans per person but they will only receive one (1) ticket per person.

All persons who wish to receive their 2021 admission ticket must be present, and each Fairgoer must bring a donation of four (4) or more cans.

Can I donate cash instead?2020-07-29T09:47:27-05:00

Cash donations will also be accepted in lieu of four (4) cans of peaches or pears per person.

Why pears and peaches?2020-07-29T09:56:43-05:00

Hunger Task Force supplies local food pantries with donated food options for an emergency 3-day supply of food.

Fruits fill a necessary void in their donation supply. Canned fruit donations are great for kids – they’re sweet, easy to eat and perfect for hot summer days. They’re packed with important nutrients like fiber, vitamin C and potassium.

Learn more about Hunger Task Force at hungertaskforce.org.

Is there anything else I can do at State Fair Park after I participate in the Donation Drive?2020-07-29T09:58:28-05:00

Yes! Treat yourself for giving back to the community with a delicious Cream Puff! From 7 am – 8pm, get a 3-Pack or a 6-Pack of Cream Puffs to go, or opt for the Blue Ribbon Brownies or Chocolate Chip Cookies at the Curbside Cream Puffs presented by Sentry. For menu prices, location and more, click here.

You can also stick around and enjoy fair eats & treats at the Fair Food Drive-Thru presented by Bank Five Nine, beginning at 4 pm.

What if I can’t make the donation time. Can I still drop off donations?2020-07-29T10:00:35-05:00

Yes, there will be donation bins on August 6 near the start of the Fair Food Drive-Thru.

However, to receive a free 2021 admission ticket you must donate during the Wells Fargo Donation Drive benefiting Hunger Task Force between 9 am – 3 pm on August 6. While supplies last.

Are the tickets valid any day of the 2021 Wisconsin State Fair?2020-07-29T10:01:21-05:00

Yes, admission tickets received at the Wells Fargo Donation Drive can be used any day of the 2021 Wisconsin State Fair presented by U.S. Cellular.

What are the dates of the 2021 Wisconsin State Fair?2020-07-29T10:02:21-05:00

The 2021 Wisconsin State Fair presented by U.S. Cellular will take place August 5 – 15, 2021.

Is there any significance to August 6?2020-07-29T10:03:19-05:00

August 6 would have been opening day of the Wisconsin State Fair, honoring a decade-long tradition of being “Wells Fargo $2 Day benefiting Hunger Task Force”.

With the cancelation of the 2020 Wisconsin State Fair, Wisconsin State Fair Park officials are glad to honor this annual charitable event and continue the strong partnership between State Fair, Hunger Task Force and Wells Fargo.

I can’t make it to the Donation Drive. Is there any other way I can still help support Hunger Task Force?2020-07-29T10:13:07-05:00

The best way to support Hunger Task Force and ensure hungry Milwaukee families receive the food and support they need during these uncertain times is to donate online at hungerraskforce.org.