Block Out Hunger
The Milwaukee Bucks and Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs are taking the court for a fifth year to Block Out Hunger in Wisconsin. Follow the Bucks throughout the regular season as this Wisconsin duo joins forces to provide healthy food options to thousands in need across the state.
Since 2016, the Bucks and Cousins Subs have collected more than 14,437 pounds of food and donated a total of $76,065 for emergency food supplies at pantries statewide. To learn more visit: cousinssubs.com/blockouthunger.
An All-Star Roster is Ready for Action
The Bucks and Cousins Subs have added Hunger Task Force to the roster, which puts this team in prime position to take on hunger in Wisconsin. For every blocked shot made by a Bucks player this season, Cousins will donate $50 to Hunger Task Force to help provide nutritious milk to nearly 50,000 Wisconsin families.
Facts Behind the Blocks
One in six households with children cannot buy enough food for their families.
*Food Research & Action Center
40% of Wisconsin children meet low-income requirements for free or reduced-price school lunch.*
*Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction 17-18 School Year
Milk is a nutritious, kid-friendly staple that is in high demand within Hunger Task Force’s network and in pantries across Wisconsin.
*Hunger Task Force
Milk is the primary food source of 3 of the 4 underconsumed nutrients—calcium, vitamin D and potassium.
*National Dairy Council
A Look Inside the PartnershipCousins Subs joined the Bucks roster of corporate partners prior to the 2015-16 season working together to enhance the fan experience. The partnership has brought Cousins’ local flavor to the upper concourse of the Fiserv Forum, helped thousands in need in Wisconsin, and delivered fans special Cousins’ offers and prizes during home game activities as well as social media contests focused on fan pride.