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Block Out Hunger

For the seventh consecutive season, Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs and the world champion Milwaukee Bucks team up to fight hunger across the state through the Block Out Hunger campaign. In honor of the brand’s 50th anniversary, Cousins Subs and its Make It Better Foundation will donate $50 for every shot the Bucks block during the 2021-22 regular season to Hunger Task Force to purchase nutritious milk for the nearly 50,000 Wisconsin families the nonprofit organization and its affiliate food pantries serve. To learn more visit

Last season the Milwaukee Bucks blocked 334 shots, resulting in a $16,700 donation from Cousins Subs to Hunger Task Force.

Since its inception in the 2015-16 season, the Block Out Hunger campaign has raised more than $115,000 to support Hunger Task Force and its affiliated pantries across the state of Wisconsin.

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. In Wisconsin, nearly one in 11 people struggle with hunger. Campaigns such as Block Out Hunger are key players in the fight against hunger in our local communities. To learn more visit

According to the National Dairy Council, the majority of school-aged children do not meet current recommendations for milk and milk products.

Facts Behind the Blocks

One in four households with children cannot buy enough food for their families.

*Food Research & Action Center

Nearly half 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 Partnership

Cousins Subs and the Milwaukee Bucks became corporate partners prior to the 2015-16 season and recently renewed that collaboration for an additional three years. The partnership brings the local flavor of Cousins Subs to Fiserv Forum’s upper concourse, consistently helps thousands in need throughout Wisconsin, and delivers fans with special Cousins Subs offers and prizes during home game activities as well as social media contests focused on fan pride.


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