With help from more than 50 area businesses, the fifth annual “Dinner on the Mayflower” citywide food drive organized by Milwaukee-based C.H. Coakley & Co., collected 21,000 pounds of nonperishable food items in support of Hunger Task Force.
Journey House, Inc., a Milwaukee-based nonprofit organization focused on community development issues such as education, employment, crime prevention and neighborhood revitalization, has announced a new lineup of board directors to serve two-year terms.
The first phase of a citywide bike share program could hit the streets of Milwaukee next year following approval of $320,000 in city funding by Milwaukee’s Public Works Committee during a Wednesday hearing.
The Water Council and the Milwaukee Institute have announced a new partnership to “accelerate water-based product development and research utilizing Wisconsin’s very own high performance computing and storage resources.”
The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) Southeast Wisconsin has announced plans to launch a new Ways to Work program in Milwaukee to assist families who have poor credit ratings in obtaining low-cost loans to purchase or repair a pre-owned vehicle.
Area organizations and companies like Menomonee Falls-based Kohl’s Department Stores have expanded their philanthropic efforts globally to support disaster relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.