EVENTS - Hunger Book Sale at All Saints' Cathedral

The 36th Annual Great Hunger Book Sale

August 3-8th, 2017

For more than 35 years, the annual Hunger Book Sale held at All Saints' Cathedral has become one of the largest sales of its kind in Wisconsin, raising money for an array of food pantries, meal programs, shelters and agencies here and abroad. Besides books, we sell previously owned CDs, books on tape, DVDs, and videos. In the course of the sale we sell thousands of used books and have been reaching sales of more than $20,000 for the past several years.



Schedule of Events

OPENING NIGHT: $5 Donation
Thursday, August 3rd
6 - 9 p.m.

Friday, August 4th
11 - 6 p.m.

Saturday, August 5th
11 - 6 p.m.

Sunday, August 6th
11 - 6 p.m.

Monday, August 7th
11 - 6 p.m.

Tuesday, August 8th
11 - 6 p.m.


How to Donate (Year round)

We gladly accept all donations of books, CDs, DVDs, videos and tapes all year round. Please note that we cannot accept the following:
magazines, ex-library books, Readers' Digest Condensed Books,
textbooks, or encyclopedias.

Volunteers will be at the church in the summer months Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to accept your donations, at other times of the year, the church office will take in your books. Please call the Cathedral office at (414) 271 - 7719 if you need directions, or if you would like to arrange a large pick up.

Your participation and donation will help us celebrate our 36th year of feeding the hungry in our community and beyond. Volunteers are always welcome. We would appreciate your donations by July 26th of each year.



Last Year's Beneficiaries

4 free meal sites : The Gathering, St. Ben’s Community Meal, All Saints’ Catholic Church,St. John’s Cathedral Open Door Cafe

6 agencies that include a food programs or distribution:

Interchange Program, Feeding America, Hunger Task Force, Jewish Community Pantry, Rescue Mission holiday meals, Salvation Army Summer Lunch Program,

6 local agencies with food related costs:

Sojourner Family Peace Center, Aids Resource Center, Repairers of the Breach, Cathedral Women’s Center, Neighborhood House, Our Next Generation Homework Club 

2 charities fighting world hunger:

Ecumenical Refugee Council working in Central America, Episcopal Relief and Development


Total donations    $18,000


The Great Hunger Book Sale

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