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Help children ‘Sleep in Heavenly Peace’ Feb. 11; volunteers needed to build 100 beds

RACINE, KENOSHA — More than 100 children in Racine and Kenosha Counties are without a bed to sleep in tonight. The Racine/Kenosha Sleep in Heavenly Peace chapter is in need of volunteers to help build beds for children in need. Chapters from Chicagoland area and Waukesha joined with the Racine/Kenosha team to build beds for […]

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Sleep in Heavenly Peace seeks volunteers to deliver beds to children before Christmas

Sleep in Heavenly Peace is looking for volunteers who will help deliver 100 beds to children in the Racine/Kenosha area before Christmas. Sleep in Heavenly Peace is a local non-profit organization that builds and delivers beds to children who don’t have their own beds to sleep in. “This will be your chance to play Santa and […]

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5 free acts of giving to accomplish this holiday season

Racine County has a rich history of giving among its residents. Over the years, thousands have donated time, efforts, money and material goods all in the name of making our community better place for all. This holiday season is no different. Amidst the hustle and bustle of life, make the holidays heartfelt this year. Whether […]

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UPDATE: Volunteer Center: Nominate a Volunteer for Recognition Awards, Deadline April 18

UPDATE: The Volunteer Center has extended the deadline for nominations until April 18 to allow for more people to get their nominations in. Read below to see how you can nominate a volunteer who has made a difference in Racine County. Orginal Article: The Volunteer Center of Racine County brings volunteers together in the Racine community. […]

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Kenosha Achievement Center Seeking Virtual Volunteers

KENOSHA – The Kenosha Achievement Center (KAC) Adult Day Services Program is seeking volunteers to lead virtual activities or demonstrations for adults with disabilities. KAC promotes the development of independence, self-esteem, and improved quality of life for adults with special needs. Exploring new skills and hobbies in order to empower individuals to choose what interests […]

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Serve Wisconsin Now Accepting Nominations for the 2021 Governor’s Service Awards

Serve Wisconsin is pleased to open nominations for the 2021 Governor’s Service Awards, with the award ceremony taking place on Wednesday, August 4, at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison. The Governor’s Service Awards honor outstanding national service members, volunteers, and programs that have helped address pressing needs in their communities. Those […]

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Serve Wisconsin Recruiting Organizations Working to Alleviate Poverty in Wisconsin

Serve Wisconsin is seeking to place 20 AmeriCorps VISTA members this August in nonprofits, schools, and government agencies to help them build organizational capacity to alleviate poverty in Wisconsin.  To learn how AmeriCorps VISTA members can assist in reducing poverty, organization can register to attend one of four virtual presentations this April. Tuesday, April 13 […]

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Milwaukee VA Needs Volunteer Drivers to Take Patients to Appointments

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center is seeking volunteer drivers to take patients back and forth to their hospital appointments. The Disabled American Veterans, which oversees the driving program, needs volunteers for the Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, and Milwaukee area. The program is set up to give free rides to patients for their hospital appointments at the […]

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Volunteer Center celebrates 20th anniversary, even through a pandemic

The Volunteer Center works to make Racine a first-rate town. We have done much of the proverbial “pivoting” recently, increasing our virtual volunteer efforts and altered the way in which we deliver services, but we feel strongly, that particularly in times like this, we should be pitching in and contributing. What has changed? We now […]

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Focus on Community

Nonprofit Mission and Vision Statements Our mission is to unite our community in an effort to prevent substance abuse and to inspire healthy life choices. Please provide a paragraph or so about what your organization does in the community. Include any recent achievements, projects, and goals. We are based in Racine, Wisconsin where we teach […]

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Volunteer Guardian Services

Nonprofit Mission and Vision Statements Volunteer Guardian Services is provided by Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin through a grant from the Kenosha County Division of Aging and Disability Services. Goodwill provides training, employment, and supportive services for people with disabilities or disadvantages who seek greater independence. Please provide a paragraph or so about what your […]

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Mrs. Myers’ Reading Room

Mrs. Myers’ Reading Room helps children discover the JOY of learning. We teach children to read in a way that is more effective and better prepares them for learning in all subjects. The foundation of our instruction is based on the speech therapy experience of our founder, Tammy Myers. We use kinesthetic, visual, and auditory […]

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Junior League of Racine

Nonprofit Mission and Vision Statements The Junior League of Racine, Inc is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League of Racine will grow through and be […]

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City of Racine seeks partners for Adopt-A-River program

Adopt-A-River is a program initiated by Leadership Racine and PRCS, providing organizations with an opportunity to volunteer and support Racine’s anti-litter program. The City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS) is seeking community organizations, associations, or agencies as partners for the Adopt-A-River program. Each qualified organization assumes responsibility for litter control along the […]

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Youth Hoops Registration begins – Volunteer coaches needed

City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) will host three evening registrations for the Fall/ Winter Youth Hoops Basketball Program.  Evening registration is designed specifically for the measuring and testing of players in grades 5 – 8 and will be held on September 6, 11, and 19 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at […]

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