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Jacarrie Kicks For Kids
Jacarrie Kicks For Kids Is a Non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the self-esteem of less fortunate youth while lessening the self-consciousness of being underprivileged. Our model of community progress and recovery consist of: Connection, Awareness, Guidance, & Empowerment. We leverage relationship building through positively driven direct contact experiences to build our network, values, and trust, for the transformation of communities we touch.
Good Friend, Inc
Good Friend's mission is to create autism awareness, teach acceptance of differences, and foster empathy for individuals on the autism spectrum. Good Friend Inc. knows there is beauty in diversity, there is strength in community, there is magic in inclusion. We are a non-profit organization using social emotional tools to establish a culture of acceptance in schools and beyond.
Friendship Circle of Wisconsin
Friendship Circle of Wisconsin provides support, friendship, and opportunities to include people with special needs in our community. Together with an amazing team of community volunteers, a variety of social, educational, and vocational experiences are shared. Friendship Circle encourages an inclusive community where all individuals are valued regardless of the challenges they face. By integrating those with challenges into our community and with your help, we are reversing mindsets. Through highlighting achievements, not limitations, we create a world of acceptance and inclusion, helping these special souls to achieve their fullest potential.
Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin
Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin has been meeting the challenge of Veteran homelessness and hunger since 2014 by providing resources to those who have served our nation so they can lead their lives with the dignity they deserve. Our tiny home Village in Racine has already graduated 13 Veterans to homes of their own with the skills they need to break the cycle of homelessness. Now, we're bringing our national model for homeless recovery to Milwaukee with the Gary G. Wetzel Veterans Village.
Lucky Mutts Rescue
Lucky Mutts Rescue is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to rescuing, fostering and finding forever homes for dogs in Wisconsin and surrounding areas. We also work with public shelters in portions of the Southern United States due to the high risk of euthanasia due to pet overpopulation; dogs given up by their owners because of difficult times; and those in danger of abuse or neglect.
Peyton's Smile was created after Bill & Jenna Holland unexpectedly lost their 6-month old daughter in January 2015. They wanted to help others in the community "Find a Way to Smile" as they grieve the loss of their child. Our goal is to provide comfort, support, and relief to families that find themselves in a similar situation as Bill & Jenna did.
One Hope 27
Bringing HOPE to kids and families involved in foster care in Milwaukee County through support and connection with the church and the community around them.
Horse Power Healing Center
The mission of Horse Power Healing Center is to provide children and adults, who are physically, mentally or emotionally challenged, with healing empowerment through horses.
Chix 4 a Cause
Chix 4 a Cause LTD exists with one single purpose—to help individuals who are fighting cancer get through tough times by sharing Gifts of Love.