Milwaukee Public Schools and local community groups launched the “Saving Our Sons — I Will Not Die Young” campaign in an effort to help at-risk teens remain in school.
Northwestern Mutual Foundation awarded Running Rebels $1,000 as part of its Days of Sharing campaign. The foundation donated $100,000 to 25 organizations chosen by employees.
A new partnership between Walnut Way Conservation Corp. and the health department’s Empowering Families of Milwaukee program is working to reduce infant mortality and premature birth rates in Lindsay Heights.
Lindsay Heights teens sold Christmas ornaments and baked goods to benefit the Walnut Way 4-H Club and enhance their skills at the club’s second annual holiday sale.
Artist Evelyn Patricia Terry made a strong statement about the value of public art to a community when she tracked down and restored a unique bus shelter.
Jake’s Deli, a Lindsay Heights institution, opened its second location after 57 years on Milwaukee’s north side.
The community group Team Dun Did Dat bought food and prepared a free home-cooked dinner for residents in its North Side neighborhood recently. The group of moms is addressing their neighbors’ needs throughout the year.
About 70 people who live, work or serve in Lindsay Heights attended a Report to Community event focused on increasing residents’ engagement.
Walnut Way, Alice’s Garden and Fondy Food Center played an important role in Milwaukee’s selection as a finalist in the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge, a national competition to generate new ideas for addressing challenges facing cities.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. celebrated its 12th annual Harvest Day Festival with a parade, music, face painting and more.