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Youth involved in programs at the Social Development Commission (SDC) have made the Thanksgiving holiday a little better for some area families.
Members of SDC’s Youth Advisory Board organized a Thanksgiving Food Drive at the agency.
They and staff collected items of food that were used to create holiday food baskets for families participating in SDC’s Project GAIN and the Refugee Childcare Microenterprise Project.
Employees at SDC sites joined the young people in gathering non-perishable food items that were sorted into baskets that were delivered to participating families in time for the holiday.
Former Milwaukee Bucks player Michael Redd returned to Milwaukee this week to formally announce his retirement from the NBA. Prior to the official announcement that took place at the Milwaukee Bucks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game held on Wednesday evening, Redd returned to visit The House of Peace. While a member of the Milwaukee Bucks he was very supportive, he donated turkeys and holiday fixings for five years to the House of Peace Thanksgiving Food Basket distribution through the Michael Redd Foundation. His generosity allowed central city families the opportunity to …
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Rexnord Corporation to match Thanksgiving turkey donation.
For the second consecutive year, Rexnord Corporation is teaming up with Hunger Task Force to run the Rexnord Turkey Ticker Challenge! Donating turkeys to Hunger Task Force has become a Thanksgiving tradition and local leader Rexnord has stepped up to once again match the number of birds that will be delivered to local families for the holiday.
Donating a turkey online or in person at Hunger Task Force will result in the Turkey Ticker count ticking up on Hunger Task Force’s I-94 electronic signboard. Last …
Nicolet High School students participated in a food drive just in time for Thanksgiving last weekend for area families in need. This particular food drive was for the benefit of the Council for the Spanish Speaking. Students collected food and helped to load trucks last Saturday at Nicolet High School. (Photos by Cy White)
Support local patients and food banks
As the weather gets colder and the holiday season approaches, the need of those less fortunate grows. Blood donors can help patients while also helping a local family have a better holiday.
BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s Thanks for Giving campaign offers donors the opportunity to give back to the community in another way. For every 40 donors that donate with BloodCenter of Wisconsin from November 8-20, Blood- Center of Wisconsin will donate a turkey to the Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee and several other food banks throughout …
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For more than a decade, Hupy & Abraham , S.C. has provided holiday meals for families in need. This year the firm donated $6,000 for Thanksgiving meals and another $6,000 for Christmas meals to feed hungry families in the communities they serve. 100 families in the Milwaukee area received food baskets filled with a turkey or ham and all the ingredients to prepare a delicious Thanksgiving meal. Another 100 families received the food baskets for Christmas. The 13th annual holiday food giveaway events were held at the Pick n’ Save …