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Milwaukee Nonprofits

The nonprofit Grateful Girls strives to inspire, empower, motivate and encourage women of all ages and serve those who have escaped the sex-trafficking industry, with the specific goal of eradicating human trafficking. Read more

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My Sista’s KeepHer, a nonprofit founded by poet, mentor and performer Tina Nixon, inspires and encourages hundreds of middle and high school girls each year to love themselves and each other through the art of self-expression. Read more

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Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, DreamBikes and Bublr Bikes have teamed up to provide what is believed to be the country’s first Bike Repair and Maintenance Certification Program. The one-of-a-kind opportunity provides motivated youn... Read more

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The nonprofit Purpose Filled Purse program provides purses filled with personal care items and hand-written letters of love and encouragement to women who may have fallen victim to human trafficking, prostitution, domestic violence, homeles... Read more

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Eleven top Milwaukee chefs are hosting the benefit dinner “Milwaukee Chefs for Homeless Vets: Waffle House Re-Imagined” on Monday, May 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. at Merriment Social (240 E. Pittsburgh Ave.) to support the nonprofit Milwaukee ... Read more

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MHVI has founded a new collaborative initiative called Wisconsin Veterans Network, or VetsNet for short, and will host an open house at its new office (6317 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis) on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m.-noon. Read more

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“My concern is the need is greater and we have to be able to support one another, not necessarily by giving or donating food, but just by coming humanly together,” says Rev. Richard F. Suero of Faith Santa Fe Lutheran Church in the Layto... Read more

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Cinderella Project MKE collects and provides free prom dresses to deserving girls throughout Milwaukee and in surrounding areas. Read more

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The Milwaukee Bucks and Cousins Subs are teaming together for Block Out Hunger, benefiting Milwaukee’s Hunger Task Force and food pantries throughout Wisconsin. For every block the Bucks make this season, Cousins Subs will make a donation t... Read more

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Care-a-lotta, the volunteer-driven charitable arm of Bartolotta Restaurant Group, announced its new initiative, Gal-a-lotta, which will provide a local nonprofit with an all-expenses-paid gala completely staffed by Bartolotta employees at t... Read more

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Supporting community initiatives is something Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative has been doing with its Community Partners give-back program for more than 20 years. Read more

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Milwaukee alone is home to more than 400,000 volunteers and though everyone’s individual experience is unique, the motivation behind volunteering remains constant: to make our communities and our world a better place to live. Read more

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Founded by Lynn Allen in April 2013, the nonprofit Canine Cupids is a licensed, Milwaukee-based dog rescue that concentrates on getting dogs out of local animal control and into foster homes and adopted. Read more

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Founded in 2005, Community Warehouse (521 S. Ninth St.) is a faith-based nonprofit that offers affordable home and facility improvement materials for member individuals, businesses and organizations in Milwaukee’s Community Development Bloc... Read more

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Founded in 2002, 29th Street Inc. (previously known at 29th Street Alumni Association) is a volunteer-run nonprofit that offers free central city basketball camps to boys and girls ages 9-12 and also raises scholarship funds to help aid stu... Read more

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Arts @ Large (908 S. Fifth St.) offers Milwaukee Public Schools a three-year integrative program that incorporates themed experiential learning through arts and humanities activities that are targeted to meet the needs of participating scho... Read more

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Founded in 2010, the nonprofit Another Hand Foundation (6633 W. Mill Road) assists families and individuals who have been affected by a house or apartment fire or flood as well as veterans in need of assistance due to unforeseen circumstanc... Read more

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The Shepherd Express honors as its Heroes of the Week the volunteers of the nonprofit Prevent Blindness Wisconsin, which offers free, certified vision screenings to identify children and adults who need full eye exams. Read more

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The Shepherd Express’ Heroes of the Week applauds Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center (JCC), which offers an array of no-cost, paid and membership health, fitness, wellness, social, art and education programs for everyone, no... Read more

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