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Racine family sends Racine Bingo holiday cards to share their love for the city

RACINE — Racine Bingo could be the newest craze this holiday season. Greeting cards have all been sent and the Christmas rush is at its peak. A local family in Racine sent unique holiday cards to share their love for the City of Racine’s establishments, activities and events. Jen Adamski, her father Frank, and her […]

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‘Reverse Advent Calendar’ Food Drive through Dec. 24 by Covenant Presbyterian Church

RACINE — Covenant Presbyterian Church is hosting a food drive with a special twist for the month of December. This month, community members are encouraged to participate in a “reverse advent calendar” as a way to stock up the Northside Food Pantry. As the days in December pass by, advent calendars typically dwindle. A local […]

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The Veteran Market at VOW seeks donations for Christmas boxes for veterans through Dec. 19

The Veteran Market at Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin is working to ensure that veterans have food on their tables this holiday season. With the potential help of the community, the nonprofit is striving to give away 250 boxes of holiday meals to veterans in Wisconsin. The nonprofit secured meals for veterans this past Thanksgiving. Now, […]

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5 free acts of giving to accomplish this holiday season

Racine County has a rich history of giving among its residents. Over the years, thousands have donated time, efforts, money and material goods all in the name of making our community better place for all. This holiday season is no different. Amidst the hustle and bustle of life, make the holidays heartfelt this year. Whether […]

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Toy donations urgently needed for Focus on Community Toy Drive Nov. 19, Dec. 3

RACINE — Focus on Community, a local nonprofit, urgently needs unwrapped toy donations to give to local children this holiday season. “For the past three years, we have put together a Toy Shop for families in need during the holidays.  We had usually gotten a large donation from a local business, but their stock of […]

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Santa in a Shoebox kicks off its 14th year

RACINE — Santa in a Shoebox is back for another year of spreading joy this holiday season. Now in its 14th year, this non-profit is not only 100% community-driven, but it is also completely, fully volunteer-coordinated. Javier’s Cuisine is one of two official drop-off locations for the organization. – Santa in a Shoebox kicked off […]

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It’s Christmas all year-round at Tex Reynolds’ Toys for Tots workshop

RACINE – Christmas Day is still months away, but you wouldn’t know it from the flurry of activity at the Tex Reynolds’ Toys for Tots workshop every Wednesday morning during the summer. Repairing a battery-powered toy truck. – In room after room in the basement of City Hall Annex, 800 Center St., some two-dozen volunteers […]

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Downtown Burlington Presents 2021 “Frozen Frenzy” Christmas Parade

The 39th Annual Downtown Burlington Christmas Parade will take place on Friday, December 3. Fantastical parade floats, community members, and dazzling lights will make their way through Historic Downtown Burlington as a way to ring in the holidays. This annual jubilee brings the community together and fills the small town with holiday spirit. Parade watchers […]

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Racine/Kenosha Community Action Agency Hosts Holiday Food Basket Program

The Racine and Kenosha Community Action Agency (RKCAA) will be hosting its annual Holiday Food Basket Program during the 2021 holidays. This program operates in conjunction with The Racine County Food Bank, the City of Racine, Racine County, labor, civic groups, churches, schools, and businesses in the area. The program was started to ensure food […]

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