More than 5,000 individuals donated $1.9 million during Thursday’s online fundraising campaign. Greater Milwaukee Foundation contributed $750,000 in matching funds.
Three months into a new program at the Cardinal Stritch University Leadership Center, participants are learning new skills and gaining confidence in their ability to lead.
14th Street C.A.R.E.S. and residents of other blocks in the Borchert Field neighborhood have merged under the new name Borchert Field C.A.R.E.S. A member has offered a building he owns to house the new organization.
They might not be the Academy Awards, but each year finalists for the coveted Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) wait on pins and needles for the envelopes to be opened and the winners announced.
The dragon dojo rises up after a fire to teach students to take opponents down.
BMO Harris has donated $50,000 to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. The donation comes during a post-holiday lull in charitable giving.
The Milwaukee Chinese Community Center hosted a colorful celebration of the Chinese New Year at the Mitchell Park Conservatory Domes.
Tatiana Joseph, born in Costa Rica and raised on the south side, struggled with her identity as a youth whenever she ventured outside her south side neighborhood. Now she helps others take pride in who they are.
Volunteers counted homeless people at shelters and under viaducts as part of Milwaukee’s “You Count” effort.
Sharon and Larry Adams of Walnut Way Conservation Corp. are featured in the national Penzeys Spices magazine, along with two of their favorite recipes.