Medicine flushed down the toilet flows directly to Lake Michigan because it passes through wastewater treatment plants that are not designed to remove drugs, according to the Fund for Lake Michigan. A large and growing number of chemicals related to unused medicine are currently being detected in Lake Michigan near Milwaukee.
Prepare students for the upcoming school year by contributing school supplies. This is an ideal opportunity for community groups, churches, families and businesses to make a difference. Volunteer Milwaukee, a service of the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee features a calendar full of events, both one-time and ongoing. Here are some school supply drives.
Summer is an ideal time to volunteer! Volunteer Milwaukee, a service of the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, features a calendar full of events, both one-time and ongoing including a Youth Summer of Service flyer. Here are a few opportunities in July and beyond.