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Ruud Family Foundation to match up to $50K in new donations for Wisconsin Humane Society-Racine Campus

RACINE — The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS)-Racine campus recently announced that the Ruud Family Foundation is matching all new and increased donations made to the Racine Campus in 2023, up to $50,000. The Racine Campus opened in March 2020 at 8900 16th St. in Mount Pleasant. However, the WHS has been serving the community and […]

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Belle of the Ball 2023 offers free prom dresses March 25-26

RACINE — Free prom dresses are available to prom-goers in the Greater Racine area through the Belle of the Ball dress boutique. The Belle of the Ball organization was founded in 2006 by Krystyna Sarrazin to assist young women who do not have the financial means to purchase a prom dress, according to an article […]

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SC Johnson will match local Red Kettle donations on Saturday, Dec. 15

Accompanied by the familiar sights and sounds of volunteers ringing bells while standing alongside red kettles, the Racine area Salvation Army is again in front or area retailers with the annual Red Kettle Campaign. On Saturday, Dec. 15, SC Johnson will match donations at area Red Kettles. To achieve its goals of helping more families, […]

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School Supply Donations Needed

With school starting in a few weeks, school supply drives are underway. The Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant police departments, and the South Shore Fire Department are on a mission to see who can collect the most school supplies. Donations will be accepted through Aug. 25. The two police departments are challenging the fire department to […]

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Kiwanis of West Racine want your old shoes

Clear out your closets and help the community. The Kiwanis Club of West Racine is conducting a shoe collection drive through May 6 to raise funds for community nonprofit organizations. Gently worn or new shoes of any type may be dropped off in the brightly decorated boxes at these locations: • Milaeger’s greenhouses, 4838 Douglas […]

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Kiwanis One Day Celebrated April 11

The Kiwanis Club of West Racine will celebrate “Kiwanis One Day” on Saturday, April 11 by leading a collection for the Hospitality Center, an outreach ministry of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church that provides service to homeless and near homeless people. The community is invited to donate bottled water, coffee, creamer, sugar and disposable goods such […]

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Donate to The Big Bundle Up

“The Big Bundle Up” winter clothing drive is back for a fourth year. The program, conducted by Real Racine (the county’s destination marketing organization) and the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, accepts donations of new or gently used winter coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items. Donations are being accepted from Tuesday, Nov. 25 […]

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