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Hunger Task Force receives $25,000 pledge from SWARMM Events

Published Sept. 16, 2014

This afternoon, Hunger Task Force, Milwaukee's free and local food bank, announced a new partnership with SWARMM Events. The new partnership includes a commitment from SWARMM Events to donate a minimum of $25,000 to Hunger Task Force over the next year.

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The GIVE Shirt Runathon gives around the world

Published Aug. 15, 2014

Many people will find it easier to wrap their heads around the idea of a 24-hour run than to grasp what Thomas Budde seeks to accomplish with a charity called The GIVE Shirt. Larger nonprofits raise millions to fight cancer, save endangered species or fight domestic violence. Budde raises thousands, primarily to encourage people to give. Give what? Whatever they can.

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Grateful Hearts Giving Network gives back to local moms

Published May 11, 2014

It can be an intense, lonely time for mothers in the NICU, even on Mother's Day. That's a part of the reason why friends Amy Scott and Erin Nevicosi created the Grateful Hearts Giving Network. The fledgling charity organization was founded to give people a chance to give back to those in times of need - in this case, those in the NICU - by donating and assembling useful items into gift bags.

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Driver announces the winners of the Driven to Achieve Awards

Published Feb. 5, 2014

Former Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver Donald Driver announced the first-ever class of Driven to Achieve Award winners. The awards were created to recognize the achievements of charities, companies, community leaders and celebrities on both the national and local level that have made a remarkable difference.

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Filling the void left by stillbirth

Published Oct. 13, 2012

Dead babies aren't sexy. It's a harsh observation from a mother who endured the often insensitive responses of friends and family members after the loss of a child via stillbirth and was stunned by the lack of medical and charitable efforts to prevent late-term infant deaths. "People don't want to talk about it. Nobody wants to talk about it at all," said Mindy Mueller, who delivered Abigail, at 37 weeks of pregnancy. "Not talking about it is exactly why it keeps happening."

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