February 2010 Backyard Heroes

Roberta Mecum, Community Shares of Wisconsin

As payroll and benefits supervisor for the UW-Madison, Roberta Mecum was active with the workplace giving campaign at the University for 20 years. By volunteering with Community Shares of Wisconsin after her retirement, she continued her commitment to helping employees make charitable donations at work. Roberta helped Community Shares with communication, coordination, and training. Her enthusiasm, commitment, and knowledge were invaluable.

For information about Community Shares of Wisconsin, please visit www.communityshares.com or call 608.256.1066.

Timeka Rumph, Wisconsin Community Fund

Timeka Rumph has been volunteering since she was a teen. Recently she began helping the Wisconsin Community Fund, serving on the Board and on the Grant Allocation Committee. Timeka says, “philanthropy is a part of who I am, who I was raised to be.” About her job with UW Foundation, she says, “it’s a privilege to help offer opportunities for the next generation.”

For information about the Wisconsin Community Fund or to volunteer, please visit www.wcfund.org or call (608) 251-6834.