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Volunteers, emotion fuel Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Published Sept. 20, 2013

More than 18,000 people will gather on the Milwaukee Lakefront Sunday morning with the goal of raising $1.2 million to support the Komen Fund and breast cancer treatment and research. Their day of mourning, celebration, support and courage is made possible by the roughly 1,000 volunteers who spend about 10 months of the year devoted to the event and the cause.


"Canoes for a Cause" works for a clean river

Published June 20, 2013

On Saturday, June 29, the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company and the Milwaukee Riverkeeper invite people to help clean up the Milwaukee River as part of Leinenkugel's "Canoes for a Cause" program.


Outpost makes connection with Ugandan children

Published Feb. 10, 2013

Last year, Suzanne Garr created what will hopefully be a long-lasting relationship between Outpost Natural Foods and Ugandan children. Garr, who is the Outpost board director, coordinated Outpost's Buy-A-Bag Program with a school / orphanage in Uganda. The numbers are in: 2012 was a record-breaking year for the program.


Party for the Parks event inspires service

Published Nov. 18, 2010

Clearly, because this was the first instance I had participated in a Park People event, I am not an expert and I do intend to scream atop of a soapbox of any kind. Instead I'll admit that I feel inspired, after seeing how few of my peers seem to care about this issue, to take the cause as my own.


The changing face of those in need

Published Nov. 24, 2009

Food banks, pantries and meal programs need donations more than ever as demand is at a decades-long peak. Meanwhile, hundreds of new families and individuals -- once donors to food pantries -- are finding themselves suddenly unemployed and struggling to put food on the table.

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