Fundraisers Archives

Employ Milwaukee hosts their first fundraiser luncheon

October 20, 2022

On Thursday, October 13, 2022, Employ Milwaukee held their first fundraiser luncheon at the University Club Milwaukee. The goal of the fundraiser was to support summer youth employment, training, reentry programming and more. It was well attended and the guest speaker was Billye Aaron the wife of the late Hank Aaron. Billye Aaron has been… [Read More]

American Legion District #5 seeks to raise funds to repair landmark

September 8, 2022

In 1931 The American Legion Milwaukee Memorial Monument was erected at Reservoir Park, 626 East North Avenue, on the east hill of Kilbourn Reservoir Park; it’s the only American Legion Star emblem of its size in the United States. The monument template was initially filled with live flowers and plants and was maintained by the… [Read More]

Registration now open for 15th annual Run Back to School

August 11, 2022

Celebrate the start of the 2022-23 school year at the 15th annual MPS Run Back to School (RBTS). Registration is now open for the Run Back to School. Join us for this 5K run/1.5- mile walk through Washington Park to support MPS wellness and youth recreation programs. Event Information • Date: Saturday, Aug. 27 •… [Read More]

Fundraiser, meet-and-greet hosted in honor of Milwaukee County Sheriff candidate Dr. Denita Ball

May 5, 2022

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, JCP Construction, Thelma Sias, Cecelia Gore, Sheila Cochran, Dr. Joan Prince and Faithe Colas hosted a fundraiser for residents of the community to meet and greet Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Dr. Denita Ball, candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff. The event was an opportunity for the public and community… [Read More]

Foundations for Freedom, Inc. hosts Blue Jazz Brunch

April 28, 2022

On Sunday, April 24, 2022, Foundations for Freedom, Inc., hosted “Kind of Blue Jazz Brunch,” at Arts@Large, 1100 S. 5th St. The event brought supporters together to celebrate the organization’s 8th anniversary and raise money for their Housing Solutions Project to strengthen and provide safe, dignified housing for women who have fled from sex trafficking… [Read More]

V100.7 FM hosts Sista Strut to help support Breast cancer survivors

October 7, 2021

On Saturday, October 2, 2021 Doctoral Student and Breast Cancer Researcher Donetta Walker; University of Wisconin – Milwaukee School of Nursing Professor Sandra Millon- Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN; and Ms. Jackie Smith stood proudly together before walking at the annual V100.7 FM Sista Strut to support women survivors with Breast Cancer.

Trinity MBC holds ’27th Annual Chicken & Fish Fundraiser’

September 16, 2021

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, Trinity Missionary Baptist Church hosted their “27th Annual Chicken and Fish Dinner Fundraiser” at the church, 2829 N. Teutonia Ave. The delicious dinner which featured fried fish and chicken, as well as sides of all kinds, was lovingly prepared by the women of Trinity MBC. Pictured are the church volunteers… [Read More]

WAAW Center hosts annual Hat and Fashion Show

April 8, 2021

From Friday, March 26 to Sunday, March 28, 2021, the Wisconsin African American Women’s (WAAW) Center, LTD. hosted its “Annual Hat Fashion Show Fundraiser” at their center, 3020 W. Vliet St. The show featured more than 180 gorgeous new and used hats, as well as headbands and handbags at very affordable prices. Some of the… [Read More]

Poetry Slam Fundraiser to be hosted by PEARLS For Teen Girls

October 29, 2020

PEARLS for Teen Girls, a dynamic and innovative leadership development non-profit serving girls in 5th through 12th grade in Milwaukee, is hosting a Poetry Slam Fundraiser on November 11, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., CST. The event, hosted by actor, singer and former PEARLS girl LaChrisa Grandberry, will feature spoken word performances focused… [Read More]

Operation Warm raises funds for winter coats through Hero’s Haul

September 19, 2019

Get your team ready! Groups of 10 people can test their muscles and pull a fire truck on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Join Milwaukee firefighters for the third annual Hero’s Haul! Operation Warm, a program of the Milwaukee Fire Department, is excited to host this year’s Hero’s Haul Fire Truck… [Read More]