At various locations, volunteers from SHARE Food Buying Club distributed boxes of meals to Milwaukee residents. The program helps individuals save up to 50 percent on food every month.
Neighborhood children were treated to a tasty breakfast and an early visit from Santa Claus at the Journey House Breakfast with Santa. The event took place a week before Christmas at Journey House Youth Center, 2212 W. Greenfield St. It also included five tables where children could create arts and crafts projects for gifts.
FacebookTwitteremailFor most people the holiday season is a time for celebration. But for many others – who may be struggling to keep the heat on – buying gifts is simply impossible. With community assistance groups also hurting in tough economic times, Seaway Bank and Trust Company has stepped up its “Trim-a-Tree” program to help families […]
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, Inc. (LBWN) recently received a $112,000 grant from Wells Fargo to continue home renovation efforts in the neighborhood. The money will be used for the Turnkey Renovation program, a project in which foreclosed homes are purchased, renovated and fitted with the latest in energy-saving technology.
Most members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee leave when they finish high school. But 19-year-old Erick Perkins has returned to the program at North Division High School as a volunteer. The aspiring entertainer credits the club with helping him realize his gift for music.
NNS invites Milwaukee residents to submit photos that show how they celebrate the holidays. Submissions are due by Monday, Jan. 2. The 10 best photos will be posted at www.milwaukeenns.org on Monday, Jan. 9. First prize will be a $50 Visa gift card; two runners-up will each will receive a $25 Visa gift card.