Charitable Donations Archives

GMAR celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

April 12, 2018

On Wednesday April 11, 2018, the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors (GMAR) and city leaders recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act at an event held on the Marquette University campus. Speakers for the event were Mayor Tom Barrett; Alderman Ashanti Hamilton; former Milwaukee NAACP Youth Council member and Commando Fred Reed; civil… [Read More]

Ripple® donates $29 mil. to DonorsChoose.org: Funds 110 MPS projects

April 5, 2018

In an unprecedented act of generosity, technology company Ripple donated $29 million to DonorsChoose.org this week, funding every project posted by a teacher across the country. In Milwaukee Public Schools, 110 projects posted by 89 teachers were funded, bringing a total donation of $60,081 to the district. “This is such an exciting day for our… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League and GE Healthcare show commitment to O. W. Holmes School

March 2, 2018

Students at Oliver Wendell Holmes School on Milwaukee’s north side are making new friends – with volunteers from the Milwaukee Urban League and GE Healthcare. Volunteers from both organizations are engaging with students as tutors and mentors and using their expertise to raise student achievement. Milwaukee Public Schools has similar mentor relationships in many schools… [Read More]