By Jeff Sherman Staff Writer Published Nov 21, 2011 at 2:24 PM

Wisconsin Gives Back is currently running its 2012 Wisconsin Calendar sales campaign to raise money for a long list of schools and nonprofits in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin.

"This is an opportunity for the general public to have a hand in supporting these schools and nonprofits by simply purchasing a calendar. We give $9 from each $15 calendar to the participating group chosen by each purchaser," executive director Jake Knox said via email.

Knox also says $9 is "literally the whole profit of each sale," so your money will work effectively.   Of course, don’t hold back and feel free to donate directly to these many groups, too.  

This is a first year program for Wisconsin Gives Back, so check it out and help an organization this Thanksgiving week. It’s easy. Just click here, pick your charity and enter your payment information.  You’ll feel good, and get a calendar in return.

Jeff Sherman Staff Writer

A life-long and passionate community leader and Milwaukeean, Jeff Sherman is a co-founder of OnMilwaukee.

He grew up in Wauwatosa and graduated from Marquette University, as a Warrior. He holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University, and is the founding president of Young Professionals of Milwaukee (YPM)/Fuel Milwaukee.

Early in his career, Sherman was one of youngest members of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and currently is involved in numerous civic and community groups - including board positions at The Wisconsin Center District, Wisconsin Club and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.  He's honored to have been named to The Business Journal's "30 under 30" and Milwaukee Magazine's "35 under 35" lists.  

He owns a condo in Downtown and lives in greater Milwaukee with his wife Stephanie, his son, Jake, and daughter Pierce. He's a political, music, sports and news junkie and thinks, for what it's worth, that all new movies should be released in theaters, on demand, online and on DVD simultaneously.

He also thinks you should read OnMilwaukee each and every day.