Nonprofit Calendar

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:16 pm

*Saturday, April 26, IndependenceFirst will hold an e-cycle drive in the parking lot of the Pettit National Ice Center, located at 500 S. 84th St. in Milwaukee. The drive will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will collect computers, large appliances, televisions and other electrical equipment. All computer donations will support IndependenceFirst’s Computer Recycling Program, which gives free computers to people with disabilities. The e-cycle drive is made possible with assistance from AT&T, River Run Computers, Digital Recyclers, Rocket Clicks and the Pettit Center. For more information, visit

*Wednesday, April 30, Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee will host a fundraising kick-off event themed “We Rebuilt this City on Rock and Roll.” The kick-off will celebrate the start of the organization’s 14th rebuilding season with music, dancing and a meal provided by Bartolotta Restaurant Group. The fundraiser will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Pier Wisconsin in Discovery World, located at 500 N. Harbor Dr. in Milwaukee. Tickets cost $100. For more information or to register, visit

*Thursday, May 8, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will hold a workshop on techniques to use in training staff members to work effectively with volunteers. The workshop, titled “Training Staff to Succeed with Volunteers,” will teach attendees how to train staff to develop volunteer positions, oversee volunteers and handle conflict. Bonnie Andrews, volunteer center manager, will run the workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Nonprofit Center’s office, located at 2819 W. Highland Blvd. in Milwaukee. Cost is $25 for Nonprofit Center members and CDBG agencies and $50 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit

*Friday, May 9, BoardStar Inc. will hold a workshop on the power of auxiliary boards. The workshop, titled “Another Board? How Auxiliary Boards Can Transform Your Organization,” will help attendees learn the benefits auxiliary boards offer nonprofit organizations as well as how to structure a board or enhance an existing one. The information session will be led by Laura Zumdahl, an experienced nonprofit leader and current president and CEO of Chicago, Ill.-based New Moms Inc. The workshop will run from 9 to 11 a.m. at Pathfinders, located at 4200 N. Holton, Ste. 400, in Milwaukee. Cost is $35 for BoardStar members and $50 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit

*Saturday, May 10, the Milwaukee Bar Association will host a series of free walk-in legal clinics as a part of Law Day 2014. Attorneys will be staffed at four area libraries from 1 to 4 p.m. to work one-on-one with area residents in need of legal assistance. Library locations are: Forest Home Library, 1432 W. Forest Home Ave.; Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.; Center Street Library, 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave.; and Brown Deer Library, 5600 W. Bradley Rd. For more information, visit

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