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The Willkomm Companies 8th Annual Charity Fundraiser benefiting two local homeless shelters concluded Friday at the company’s Christmas party. Representatives from HALO of Racine and Shalom Center of Kenosha were each presented with a $12,637 check for their shelters.

The Christmas party is the final piece of the fundraiser for these two local homeless shelters, where employees take part in a raffle to help raise more money for the shelters, contributing $600 towards the total. For the month prior, employees at twelve locations asked customers to help raise money for these shelters. The twelve locations include:

·        Willkomm’s on Spring, Rocket Wash & The Dish – Racine (Spring St. & Hwy 31, Racine)

·        Willkomm’s Highlands PETRO, Iron Skillet Restaurant and TA Truck Service (HWY 20 & I-94, Racine)

·         Willkomm’s Washington Ave Mobil & BOSS Burger-N-Beef (6840 Washington Ave, Racine)

·         Willkomm’s Sports Plaza Mobil (HWY 31 & HWY 158, Kenosha)

·        Willkomm’s Oasis Mobil & The Dish – Oak Creek(Hwy 100 & 27th St., Oak Creek)

·        JWI Mobil Distribution Plant (I-94 & HWY E, Somers)

Adding to these amounts, Exxon Mobil contributed $1,000! So in grand total, this year, the Willkomm Companies proudly raised $25,274 for these shelters.  Over the last eight years, Willkomm Companies has raised a total of $116,014 that went directly to these two local homeless shelters.

Michael Willkomm shared, “We are so incredibly blessed to have such awesome team members that have embraced this challenge to help our community members in need.  Willkomm’s Night of Heroes was the perfect setting to thank our employees for going over and above in serving our customers and our community!”

The Willkomm Companies is a family-owned business that has been serving southeastern Wisconsin for three generations. Since 1946, the Willkomm family has been committed to supporting and strengthening their ongoing relationship within the community.

Jim Willkomm, Co-Owner, Nina Thillemann, HALO and Michael Willkomm, Co-Owner.

Jim Willkomm, Co-Owner, Rick Barnes, Shalom Center and Michael Willkomm, Co-Owner.

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