Donation Roundup

Contributions made by Northwestern Mutual, U.S. Cellular, Brewers Community Foundation and Summerfest Foundation

  • Northwestern Mutual employees and financial representatives raised more than $775,000 through its annual Race for Research, a corporate challenge to raise awareness and money for childhood cancer research.
  • U.S. Cellular partnered with the Brewers Community Foundation to donate $20,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs across Wisconsin. The money will support a little league baseball program run by Boys & Girls Clubs called the Little Brewers.
  • Summerfest Foundation, Inc., gave $25,000 in grants to twelve local schools and nonprofit organizations to support in-school, after school and summer music education programs. Here’s a list of the recipients:
    • Albert E. Kagel Elementary School – Milwaukee Public Schools
    • Elm Creative Arts School – Milwaukee Public Schools
    • Humboldt Park School – Milwaukee Public Schools
    • Latino Arts String Program – The United Community Center
    • Lincoln Center of the Arts – Milwaukee Public Schools
    • Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy (MESA)
    • Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO)
    • Morse Middle School for the Gifted and Talented – Milwaukee Public Schools
    • North Division High School – Milwaukee Public Schools
    • Reagan IB High School – Milwaukee Public Schools
    • School for Early Development & Achievement (SEDA)
    • Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts

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Ben Stanley
Ben Stanley, former BizTimes Milwaukee reporter.