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Community Shares to Distribute $81,000 to Nonprofits

Community Shares to Distribute $81,000 to Nonprofits

This week the Board of Directors of Community Shares of Wisconsin took action to distribute $81,000 to its members from the Fund for a Just Recovery. The Fund was created as an effort to help Community Shares of Wisconsin’s member nonprofits continue to take bold...

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Community Shares of Wisconsin Response to the Election

Community Shares of Wisconsin Response to the Election

While the outcome of the presidential election remains unclear, Community Shares of Wisconsin is very clear in our commitment to social and environmental justice. We know that real change happens at the local level and that the leaders within our membership are the...

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This is Workplace Giving season.

This is Workplace Giving season.

A workplace giving campaign coordinated by Community Shares of Wisconsin allows employees to make gifts to nonprofits through payroll contributions. Community Shares of Wisconsin offers you the choice of supporting close to 70 local nonprofits working on voting...

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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 history!  In...

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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 social...

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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 connect...

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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 member...

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