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MILWAUKEE (Dec., 2014) – Potawatomi Hotel & Casino donated $1,035,789 to 30 local children’s charities tonight through its Miracle on Canal Street program. This marks the second straight year the program has surpassed the $1 million mark in fund raising.
The 30 Miracle on Canal Street charities each received $34,526, which was announced during Friday’s grand finale. Twenty of those organizations were randomly selected for the program in November.
They joined 10 signature charities previously selected by the Casino’s media partners in August.
“What an amazing gift to the community. It’s certainly a …
Funds will support critical programming in Education, Income and Health
MILWAUKEE (December, 2014) – United Way of Greater Milwaukee announced today that it raised $54,029,869 in its annual community campaign this year, exceeding its $53.8 million projected goal. United Way officials say the total is $1,203,385 million more than the $52,826,484 raised in 2013, for a 2.3% increase.
The money raised will impact 1 in 4 people in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha Counties through the support of 160+ programs at more than 80 agencies.
“We all have a stake in creating a …
Palermo’s Pizza is once again partnering with the Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee for the company’s seventh annual Easter Baskets for the Hungry program that was held on Wednesday, April 16.
More than 100 Palermo’s employees and volunteers will gather at the Hunger Task Force, 201 S. Hawley Court, to assemble 1,500 Easter baskets filled with a week’s worth of holiday meals for local families in need.
As a nod to the company’s 50th anniversary, Palermo’s will celebrate 50 Years of Giving with a surprise plastic golden Easter egg in 50 randomly …
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24-hour online giving event raises money, awareness of need for food, shelter in greater Milwaukee
On March 13, members of the community will come together again to raise funds for 20 nonprofits participating in the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s third Match Day.
The event is the only of its kind in Wisconsin and is designed to raise awareness for basic needs in the greater Milwaukee area.
Thanks to $750,000 in matching funds contributed by a pool of funders including the Brewers Community Foundation and The Ceres Foundation, each donation made online on March 13 …
United Way of Greater Milwaukee announced that it raised $52,826,484 in its annual community campaign for 2013, exceeding its $52.5 million projected goal.
United Way officials say they raised $1.2 million more than the $51,671,080 raised in 2012, for a 2.4% increase.
The community’s generous support will allow United Way of Greater Milwaukee to impact 1 in 4 people throughout Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha Counties each year by strategically funding 160+ programs in Education, Income and Health at over 80 agency program partners.
“This is a wonderful achievement – we set an …
Potawatomi Bingo Casino donated $1,074,391 to numerous local children’s charities tonight through its Miracle on Canal Street program.
This amount was the second highest total the Miracle program has raised in a single year.
One hundred and fifty-six (156) local non-profit organizations each received a vital gift of funds to provide direct services to children.
The 20 official Miracle on Canal Street charities each received $35,813, which was announced during Friday’s grand finale.
Ten of those organizations were randomly selected live during the event, joining 10 signature charities previously selected by the Casino’s media …
‘Warm Smiles for Kids’ Program accepting donations through January 31st
Students from two of Milwaukee Public Schools’ elementary schools will have winter clothing items to help keep them warm this winter, thanks to a donation from the AT&T Pioneers.
The AT&T Pioneers have donated 535 winter children’s items, including hats, scarves, gloves, coats, snow pants, shirts and socks for students at Clarke Street School and Benjamin Franklin School in Milwaukee.
The Pioneers have collected winter clothes for Wisconsin students through their annual “Warm Smiles for Kids” program since 2008.
“With winter fast approaching, we …
Donor steps forward to help
Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic this week announced a major private donation toward capital improvements for the Pulaski and Noyes indoor public pools to help keep them open “next year and into the future.”
Dimitrijevic was joined at a news conference by Stanley Kass, of Brown Deer, who has pledged a substantial undisclosed amount for capital maintenance to keep both pools open.
Kass is making the donation in memory of his late wife, Lee, who was a frequent swimmer at the Noyes pool. Kass will also consider …
‘Tools for Learning Project’ provides backpacks filled with school supplies to needy students
The AT&T Pioneers donated 621 new backpacks filled with school supplies for Milwaukee elementary school students during visits to six schools on Thurs., Aug. 29, 2013.
Each year, the AT&T Pioneers work to raise money to purchase backpacks and school supplies that are then donated to needy students as part of their “Tools for Learning Project.” Last year, the Pioneers donated over 1,000 backpacks to more than 30 elementary schools around the state.
The Milwaukee schools receiving backpacks for students …
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Sen. Taylor thanks Roger Rosen & Rosen Publishing for gift, calls for reading focus at home
Sen. Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee), civic and education leaders this week welcomed a gift of 10,000 books for the children of Milwaukee donated by Roger Rosen and Rosen Publishing. The gift was unveiled today at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center as the Back to School Festival Committee began to place the books in bags for the upcoming Back to School event. The 10,000 books will be distributed at the event and also directly to …