The Community Buzz: What’s Up With Local Nonprofits

For a full look at what local nonprofits are up to, check out our new nonprofit community feed here. Here’s a snapshot of the things you’ll find: Have you picked up your 2020 Kiwanis ornament yet? https://www.facebook.com/WestRacineKiwanis/posts/3065013720444507 Looking for a last minute gift? Racine Family YMCA may have what you’re looking for. https://www.facebook.com/YMCARacine/posts/3421691951217567 Big Brothers […]

United Way COVID Relief Awards More Than $60k To Nine Nonprofits

RACINE – The United Way of Racine County (UWRC) has awarded $62,466 in pandemic relief grants to nine local nonprofits. The grants, announced Monday, were the first to be awarded through the UWRC COVID Relief Fund. The grant recipients are: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Racine CountyRacine Health Care NetworkRacine CountyRacine ZooRacine Friendship ClubhouseSAFE […]

United Way Launches New Phase of Pandemic Relief Efforts

In response to the ongoing needs created by the pandemic, United Way of Racine County (UWRC) has launched new opportunities for local nonprofits to request support and for community members to get involved. Through its UWRC COVID Relief project, local nonprofits can apply for funds, request single-use face masks, and request supplies. Community members are invited to donate to the COVID Relief Fund, donate to the supply drive and volunteer to construct masks. […]

UW-Parkside Nonprofit Breakfast Goes Virtual, Celebrates Community Engagement

SOMERS – In lieu of an in-person networking event this year, UW-Parkside hosted its 2020 Nonprofit Breakfast virtually on October 9. Guests settled in with their own breakfasts and joined UW-Parkside faculty and staff for a morning celebrating the partnership between the regional nonprofit sector and UW-Parkside. Participants gained first access to this website, which features […]

Faith Hope and Love sustains flood damage

The Faith Hope and Love headquarters, 740 College Avenue, flooded after a storm came through Racine on Monday. The damage is over $7,000. Consequently, children are suffering. Items such as Duffel for Kids bags, backpacks, and other merchandise are not salvageable. Blankets, stuffed animals, storybooks have been ruined. These items waiting for shipment will no […]

Open Wings Learning Community

Open Wings Learning Community is a school that focuses on the whole child. The school environment nurtures deep and meaningful learning through a balanced experiential and integrated educational program that is individualized for students. The entire school community benefits from drawing on a diverse community of learners. We are a school that caters to complex […]