Posted inCommunity, Events, Government, Life, Local news, Parenting

‘Take the Plunge’ to become a foster parent in Racine County, 7 informational sessions available

June kicks off Racine County’s Foster Care information series. The goal of these sessions is to educate community members about becoming foster parents in Racine County. As of now, there are 97 providers and 120 kids in the foster care system within Racine County. There are seven scheduled sessions in June at the four local […]

Posted inCommunity, Non-Profits

Faith Hope & Love Wins Best Nonprofit Organization of the Year at the 2021 BizX Awards

Racine, WI  – Faith Hope & Love announced today that they were named the winner of Best Nonprofit Organization at the 2021 BizX Awards, an annual event that honors the best of the best small and medium-sized businesses around the world. The event, which was held virtually on April 29 and 30 recognizes exceptional results […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Fire damages Fosters reStore warehouse in Racine

RACINE ⏤ A Saturday evening fire caused smoke damage to a nonprofit city thrift store.  The Racine Fire Department responded to 5626 21st St. around 6:26 p.m. Saturday for a report of smoke inside the 100,000-square-foot building. Firefighters extinguished a small fire along the building’s south wall. https://www.facebook.com/theuptownobserver/posts/129786192232571 Sign up to make a monthly donation […]