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There are several great ways for you to give back this holiday season.

Newaukee's Season of Giving is a chance for you to give back

Believe it or not, the holiday season is right around the corner. If you're looking to get into the holiday spirit by giving back, Newaukee's Season of Giving, presented by Catholic Financial Life, offers a great opportunity to do so.

If you need a little more incentive to help out, any volunteer who attends an event will get a drink ticket that can be redeemed at any NEWwaukee event through March 2018.

In addition to Season of Giving, NEWwaukee is hosting a supply drive to collect gently used ornaments and craft supplies on Nov. 16th with The Social at Stella Van Buren. OnMilwaukee is a proud partner of that event.

There are still volunteer opportunities to help out at for the following events:

St. Benedict the Moor Meal Program

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: St. Ben's Community Meal (1015 N. 9th St.)
Volunteers will be helping out with St. Ben's Community Meal Program. More than 100,000 meals are served each year. All are welcome and considered family in a community that shares a warm, safe environment. Register here.

St. Vincent de Paul Meal Program (North Side Location)

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 14
Time: 5-7:30 p.m.
Location: North Side Location (2600 N. 2nd St.)
Volunteers will be helping out with St. Vincent de Paul Meal Program. Each of the sites serves between 150 and 200 hot and nutritious meals. Register here.

House of Peace

Date: Saturday, Nov. 18
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: House of Peace (1702 W. Walnut St.)
Volunteers will be helping out with House of Peace's Annual Holiday Drive, which provides holiday cheer to more than 1,200 families by sorting holiday boxes and toys for Christmas. Register here.

Evelyn's Circle Blood Drive & Be The Match Registration

Date: Monday, Nov. 20
Time: 3-7 p.m.
Location: Bavarian Bierhaus (700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale)
Evelyn's Circle is hosting a blood drive seeking whole blood donors to sign up and make a donation with the Blood Center of Wisconsin, as well as sign up to be a marrow donor. They need people to sign up to both give blood and help out with the setup and take-down of the event. Register here to donate blood. Register here to help out at the event.

Milwaukee Rescue Mission

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Location: Milwaukee Rescue Mission (830 N. 19th St.)
Volunteers will help Milwaukee Rescue Mission set up its Christmas store, where families in need can come receive Christmas gifts for their children. Volunteers will also help with decorating and other activities. Register here.

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