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The Community Buzz: What’s Up With Local Nonprofits

For a full look at what local nonprofits are up to, check out our nonprofit community feed here. Here’s a snapshot of the things you’ll find: The Racine Art Museum is offering another look at its Peep Exhibit. Have you seen the whole exhibit yet? https://www.facebook.com/ramartmuseum/videos/295974605300786/ Like poetry? The Racine Literacy Council is celebrating National […]

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United Way of Racine County receives second grant from Morgridge Family Foundation

RACINE – United Way of Racine County this week received another grant, in the amount of $57,500, from the Morgridge Family Foundation of Denver, CO. The funds are part of the foundation’s $1 million COVID-19 emergency relief fund. Morgridge provided grants to 11 community foundations in Wisconsin and five other states. United Way of Dane […]

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The Community Buzz: What’s Up With Local Nonprofits

For a full look at what local nonprofits are up to, check out our nonprofit community feed here. Here’s a snapshot of the things you’ll find: The Racine Literacy Council held their work skills class. Congratulations to their newest graduates! https://www.facebook.com/racineliteracycouncil/posts/3784628458270374 The Sienna Retreat Center is looking for volunteers. Are you able to help them […]

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Restoration Ministries: Rebuilding Lives in Racine

Kelly Scroggins-Powell founded Restoration Ministries, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, with the motivation to assist people in need. Through this ministry, they rebuild lives by providing support services. The organization was established in 2006. Scroggins-Powell lived in Indiana when the organization was first created. However, when moving back to Racine, she brought Restoration Ministries with her. […]

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The Community Buzz: What’s Up With Local Nonprofits

For a full look at what local nonprofits are up to, check out our nonprofit community feed here. Here’s a snapshot of the things you’ll find: The Racine Art Museum is raising money for next year’s programs. (Don’t forget the CARES Act allows for a $300 deduction for nonprofit donations.) https://www.facebook.com/ramartmuseum/posts/10158246684032585 Own or run a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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United Way Seeks Volunteers For Season of Caring

This year, United Way of Racine County is transforming Day of Caring into Season of Caring. This extended volunteer opportunity will run until June 21, 2021, giving everyone the chance to make a difference through volunteerism all year. The United Way is currently collecting volunteer opportunities, both virtual and in-person, from local nonprofit organizations. The […]

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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 […]