Nonprofit Calendar

  • Friday, April 1 Easter Seals of Southeastern Wisconsin will host Act For Autism Night with the Milwaukee Admirals at the Bradley Center beginning at 7 p.m. The Milwaukee Admirals will take on the Houston Aeros. Tickets for the game cost $15 and $3 of each ticket sold will go to Easter Seals to support programming for Autism. In addition, guests can also purchase raffle tickets in section 217 of the game for a chance to win Frontier Fly Bucks card worth $500, Milwaukee Admirals memorabilia and other prizes. Those who wish to attend should download the order form  and fill it out and send to Milwaukee Admirals ATTN: Act For Autism Night 1001 North 4th St Milwaukee WI 53203. If you have any questions or if you want to place an order, call Nate Harker at 414-227-0556 or e-mail him at
  • Saturday, April 2 Journey House will host its Annual Journey to the Center of Your Heart Gala & Auction at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., from 5:30 to 10 p.m. The event will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and a raffle. The money raised at the event will support programs and services of Journey House.  For ticket prices or more information contact Cherise Myers at 414-647-0548. 
  • Tuesday, April 5 through Thursday April 7 The Council for the Spanish Speaking, Inc., in partnership with Souder, Betances & Associates will host the National Education Conference, “Educating & Graduating Latino High School Students.” The conference will be held at the Wyndham Airport Hotel & Conference Center and will facilitate qualitative and proven strategies aimed at improving the content of high school education for Latino students who must prepare for admission and completion of college. The Conference will include national speakers from the Pew Hispanic Center and motivational speakers from corporations and government agencies. For more information or to register visit or call 414.384.3700.
  • Tuesday, April 5, The Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library will host its Spring Literary Luncheon on at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin,  from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event will feature Donna Leon, author of Drawing Conclusions – the landmark 20th novel in her celebrated Commissario Guido Brunetti series. Leon’s novels have opened a window into Venice – a world of incomparable beauty, crime, corruption and mystery. For ticket information, please call (414) 286-8720. Seating is limited.
  • Tuesday, April 12 United Way in Waukesha County’s Volunteer Center will host its annual ‘Inspire by Example’ Volunteer Recognition and Celebration Luncheon on at Country Springs Hotel and Resort, 2810 Golf Road in Pewaukee, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.The ‘Inspire by Example’ Recognition luncheon will feature stories of outstanding volunteerism throughout Waukesha County.  Cost to attend is $40 per person or $400 for nonprofit table of ten or $500 for corporate table of ten. To register email by Monday, April 4.
  • Saturday, April 16 The Men of Tomorrow, a charitable youth organization, will hold its annual clothing drive at St. Mark A.M.E. on 16th St. and Atkinson Ave., from 8a.m. to 4 p.m. All donations are tax deductible and go to help Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. Men of Tomorrow’s mission is to prepare young African American and other minority males for successful transition from youth to adulthood by helping them develop awareness and skills based on economic, social, cultural and spiritual components.
  • Thursday, May 12, the Center for Communication, Hearing & Deafness will host its eighth annual Gardens Luncheon at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. “Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms” will feature gardening expert Melinda Myers and emcee Tiffany Ogle, co-host of The Morning Blend.  All proceeds support children’s programs at the Center, to help children with hearing loss develop critical language and literacy skills. Stay after the luncheon for a special 30 minute Q & A with Melinda or to purchase an autographed copy of one of her books. Tickets are $65 each and tables seat 8.  Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling 414-604-2200.  Interpreting and real-time captioning will be provided. 
  • Saturday, May 21 Sillwaters Cancer Support Services along with honorary chair Joe Bartolotta will host the first ever Hospital Food Fight at the Tommy G. Thompson Center, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The ‘Iron-Chef-Type” competition will feature head chefs from area hospitals as they compete for the title of Best Hospital Food in Wisconsin. Restaurants, grocers and hospitals will provide food and beverage samples as refreshments. Ted Perry of Fox 6 News will emcee the event. Cost to attend is $35 before May 4. For more information, or to register, click here.

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