Nonprofit/Philanthropy

The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee officially exited from Chapter 11 bankruptcy today after receiving confirmation from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in a hearing that lasted less than hour.
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The Hebron House of Hospitality, a homeless shelter and housing resource located in Waukesha, kicked off the new year with a new executive director – Rev. Kris Androsky.
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Assurant Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Milwaukee-based Assurant Health, has distributed $240,000 worth of grants to eight area nonprofits serving the city’s population of youth who struggle with hunger, homelessness and health and wellness.
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A successful social media campaign spearheaded by Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine initiative enabled the company to donate a $20,000 grant to Milwaukee’s Sojourner Family Center.
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Variety – The Children’s Charity of Wisconsin recently revamped its board of directors.
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The Medical Society of Milwaukee County, an organization representing nearly 4,000 physicians across the Milwaukee community, introduced this week a new brand identity, including a new logo and the tagline of “Powered by Physicians. Compelled by Community.”
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Milwaukee Public Schools' employee wellness program recently earned a gold designation from the American Heart Association's Fit-Friendly Worksite Wellness Program. MPS is one of two school districts in Wisconsin to earn the recognition.
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The Global Water Center, the 98,000-square-foot facility created in a seven-story former warehouse building in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood, is running out of available space.
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Businesses in southeastern Wisconsin finished 2014 in strong fashion and are forecasting gains in revenues, profits and hiring in 2015.
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To combat a severe labor shortage that could sweep through Washington County within the next decade, the Washington County Economic Development Corporation (EDWC) has created a new program that will package customized workforce solutions for individual businesses.
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