Wednesday, January 16, 2013
On Monday, district employees will volunteer at 10 differnet non-profit organizations and events in Shorewood and across the Milwaukee area.
"A day on, not a day off.” Staff at Shorewood schools are taking the motto behind Martin Luther King Jr. Day seriously in hopes of building a new tradition of giving. On Monday, employees will volunteer at 10 differnet non-profit organizations and events in Shorewood and across the Milwaukee area. Music department staff will perform at two nursing homes in the area (Catholic Home and Jewish Home, employees will canvass Shorewood to promote fire safety, in conjunction with the Red Cross and the North Shore Fire Department and clean rooms at Kathy's House, a house which provide lodging for patients and their caregivers traveling to Milwaukee area hospitals for medical treatment. “The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Shorewood is a …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Help your elderly or disabled Shorewood neighbors prepare their yard for the winter, Nov. 5 on Shorewood Connects Yard Clean-Up Day.
Old man winter will soon rear his ugly head. And that means its time to prepare your yard for the harsh months to come — winterize it if you will. However, raking the autumn leaves, taming garden beds, subduing the hedges and untangling the water hoses can be difficult for older adults and the disabled. Shorewood Connects hopes to address the issue with its annual Yard Clean-Up Day on Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon, linking volunteers with those who need a hand with yard chores. Organizer Sue Kelly said 150 volunteers are needed this year to meet the demand for help, and it's a chance to give back to the community and help your neighbors. Older and disabled adults seeking more information about yard clean-up should contact Elizabeth Price of …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Whether its a neighbor that fed your dog while you were out on Spring Break, or a friend that gives their time to help out at a soup kitchen on the weekend, share their stories in the comments section and spread the good news!
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
People in Shorewood are doing meaningful things every day, and we think it's time the rest of the community hears about these good deeds. Whether they are volunteering their time with a local organization or quietly helping out a friend or neighbor, we would like you to recognize a local do-gooder in the comments section of this article. Patch already recognizes people that make a difference in the community, so we may want to interview and write about the person that you mention for our "Greatest Person" feature with their permission. Even if we don't write a news story, you can give that person their five minutes of fame by telling their story here for other community members to read. So, go ahead, tell us who deserves a little …