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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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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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Racine Neighborhood Watch Hosts Group Workcamps Starting Monday

Press Release: For the 20th consecutive year, Racine Neighborhood Watch, Inc. and Group Workcamps are partnering to help local Racine homeowners with home maintenance and repairs. Beginning Monday, June 18, and continuing through Friday, June 22, youth and their leaders, along with representatives from Group Workcamps, will spend their days doing home repair projects for qualified […]

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Racine Theatre Guild Announces Show Line Up For 2018_19 Season

Last night, Racine County Eye was invited to preview the 2018-2019 season of the Racine Theatre Guild’s show line up, and we were not disappointed in the choices! The Racine Theatre Guild is a volunteer-based community theatre that has been operating since 1938. The evening began with refreshments and excited chatter about the upcoming season. […]

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Mary Ann Miller Farley Was A Dedicated Volunteer

Mary Ann Miller Farley passed away with her husband and daughter by her side on Thursday in Racine, Wisconsin. She was born March 2, 1931, in Racine, Wisconsin to Mary Elizabeth “Dolly” Middlecoff Miller, of Duluth, Michigan, and Bernard “Bernie” Henry Miller, of Racine, Wisconsin, co-founder and co-owner of Miller Bros. Insurance Company. (The original […]