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Racine Community Foundation and United Way of Racine County Launch Community Cares

United Way of Racine County and the Racine Community Foundation are excited to announce Community Cares, their new partnership to address the COVID-19 crisis. Community Cares consists of the Racine County Supply Drive and Racine County COVID-19 Relief Fund. The Racine County COVID-19 Relief Fund has been established to provide flexible financial resources to 501(c)(3) […]

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Racine Fire Department seeks approval to accept donation for rescue UTV

The Racine Fire Department has asked the Common Council to greenlight a donation to be used to purchase a rescue utility task vehicle. An off-road vehicle, it is capable of going over rough, slippery, and challenging terrain. “The fire department began researching Rescue UTVs in earnest last year following multiple drowning calls that occurred in […]

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$25,000 Grant Helping YMCA Develop Young Leaders

The Young Leaders Academy at the Racine Family YMCA received much-appreciated support this week in the form of a $25,000 grant from the Racine Community Foundation. “The YLA is a year-round program dedicated to reversing the negative trend of low academic achievement and stereotypical behavior of youth ages 7-14 from low-income communities in Racine,” said Ahmad […]