Nonprofit/Philanthropy

Under a new business model that positions United Way of Washington County as a community problem solver and a convener, the nonprofit organization is pivoting much of its focus toward a solution for the county's workforce crisis.
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Rev. Michael Marco, S.J., has been named the 11th president of Marquette University High School, following unanimous approval from the Marquette University High School board of directors and the Wisconsin Province of the Society of Jesus.
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Mental health conditions affect millions of Americans, with more than 25 percent of people in any given year experiencing some kind of anxiety, depression or other condition, according to Mental Health America.
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The PGA of America announced this week that all volunteer positions for the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits have been filled, with approximately 3,400 volunteers set to represent 42 states and five countries during the August 10-16 event in Haven, Wis.
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Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, Inc. celebrated the neighborhood development progress it has made in the last two decades during its 2015 Executive Breakfast, held March 19 at Alverno College. The event, in its ninth year, highlighted LBWN's 20th anniversary while also calling attention to the nonprofit's pool of stakeholders. LBWN, founded by the School Sisters of St. Francis, has leveraged more than $40 million in neighborhood investments throughout its history. The breakfast event included networking, remarks from community leaders and public officials, and a panel discussion featuring insight from neighborhood residents.
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BizTimes Media’s fifth annual Giving Guide serves the region’s business community as a vehicle to engage with area nonprofit organizations and discover opportunities for philanthropic involvement.
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In recognition of today being American Diabetes Association Alert Day, the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee is hosting a free health screening from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Parklawn YMCA, 4340 N. 46th St., Milwaukee.
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Milwaukee-based life insurance organization Catholic Financial Life today reported record 2014 results.
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee will form a competitive basketball league for students in 3rd through 8th grades, thanks to a $2 million donation from Albert Nicholas, founder and chairman of Milwaukee-based Nicholas Company, Inc.
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State Farm will again work to transform neighborhoods across the country this year with its fourth annual State Farm Neighborhood Assist program.
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