As the calendar turns to fall, there are many opportunities to help others. Volunteer Milwaukee, a service of the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee features a calendar of events for volunteers, both one-time and ongoing. Here are a few of the opportunities in September and beyond.
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.
It may seem like school just let out, but it’s time to think about shopping for the new school year.
Caring for a child is one of the most important jobs you’ll ever have and making sure you’re doing it well can be overwhelming. One of the ways to ensure your children are healthy and protected is to immunize them.
The Aug. 14 primary election is less than a month away. It’s important to take steps now to ensure that you have a voice in who will be on the ballot for the Nov. 6 General Election.
Summer is here, providing an ideal time for people in Wisconsin to get active. While some people may talk about getting a “beach body,” fitness is more than just a matter of aesthetics – it can mean the difference between a long life and premature death.
You may know someone struggling with suicidal thoughts and not know how to approach them or even if you should. Here are a few signs to look for and tips for what you can do to prevent suicide.
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.
Mosquito bites can be more than an annoyance. Mosquitos can carry the West Nile virus, which may cause fever, rash, headache and joint pain.