Free Thanksgiving feast for the needy

A MERGE Group community outreach event presents the First Annual 2014 Feeding Hungry Families initiative, a volunteer run event, in partnership with Urban Poiema Church, Maldonado & Morgan creative agency and INFO Magazine. On November 27th, Thanksgiving Day, a FREE Thanksgiving Feast will be held, for those in need from 11am-2pm at the new Mangos […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee kicks off Click For Kids online toy drive

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) will bring smiles to thousands of its youth members this holiday season with the help of generous donations from individuals via its annual Click for Kids Online Toy Drive. The goal for the Toy Drive; open now until Tuesday, December 23; is to give gifts to 6,500 […]

Milwaukee kids featured on Spriggy SafeT-V, a new series of online safety videos

Andrew Vue and Kyndall Ellis from Milwaukee are featured along with nearly 40 local Milwaukee-area kids in three new online safety webisodes — Spriggy SafeT-V — available for parents and kids to watch and share on KohlsSafeandHealthy.com. The new webisodes showcase the funny, imaginative and creative ideas kids have about the world. Interviewers ask the […]

MPS students to benefit from $9.1M in competitive grants

Students in Milwaukee Public Schools will receive greater academic, behavioral and mental health supports thanks to the district’s successful efforts to help bring in $9.1 million in competitive grants, the district announced this month. “These grants support and complement the important work taking place in schools every day to prepare students for college and careers […]

Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee seeking skilled volunteers

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Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee (RTGM) is a nonprofit organization that provides FREE, professional home repairs and safety modifications for low-income homeowners who are senior citizens, veterans and/or persons with disabilities in both Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties. RTGM is seeking individuals who have a passion for revitalizing homes for low-income residents and have varied construction skills. Potential tasks include […]

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin launches its fifth annual Food for the Holidays campaign

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin launched its Fifth Annual Food for the Holidays campaign today. The holidays conjure up warm, cozy feelings about celebrations with family and friends; this usually includes time spent around the table enjoying a fulfilling meal. While this may be how many of us spend our holidays, families struggling to pay their […]

Running Rebels’ 34th Annual Scholarship Banquet was a success

While many families and youth in the area were gearing up for the official start of the NBA season or prepping their costumes for Halloween, The Running Rebels Community Organization (RRCO) and their supporting community partners, families and friends were all abuzz at their Annual Scholarship Event taking place at the historical Tripoli Shrine Center […]