November 2020 Backyard Heroes

November 2020 Backyard Heroes

  Karen Ann Meulendyke – Wisconsin Women’s Network Karen joined WWN as a volunteer on the Policy Institute Planning Committee in 2015. In her most recent role, Advancement Chair, she led WWN to the most successful fundraising year in our 40-year...
October 2020 Backyard Heroes

October 2020 Backyard Heroes

Dana King – Nuestro Mundo  Dana King is a parent at Nuestro Mundo Community School that has been a dedicated volunteer for the past eight years. Dana routinely volunteers in the classroom and contributes to the wider community through fundraising, garden, and...
September 2020 Backyard Heroes

September 2020 Backyard Heroes

Joie Zhang – Sustain Dane Joie coordinates Sustain Dane’s new volunteer programs and helps run our social media, including starting our Instagram. She is passionate about exploring the intersection between design and sustainability and its ability to...
August 2020 Backyard Heroes

August 2020 Backyard Heroes

Paul Saeman – Moses Paul has been a leader in the MOSES Justice System Reform Initiative (JSRI) task force which advocates for a comprehensive reform of the Dane County Criminal Justice System in order to reduce mass incarceration. From his initial efforts as a...
July 2020 Backyard Heroes

July 2020 Backyard Heroes

Denise Boss – Community Shares of Wisconsin Denise has been a great volunteer for Community Shares during many community/member organization events that we support. She is always willing to assist in any capacity that we ask. She is just a great person to work...
June 2020 Backyard Heroes

June 2020 Backyard Heroes

Dana Pellebon – OutReach Dana is an OutReach board member. She assists with fundraising and stage management for special events.  In her spare time, Dana is also an actor, director, and producer in local and regional theatrical productions, in addition to being...