Below is a wish list of items and volunteer opportunities from nonprofit organizations in Racine County. They were provided by local nonprofit organizations.
Other nonprofit organizations in Racine County who would like to have their wish lists published here may email them to Features Editor Ann Walter at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include contact information and information about where to donate or volunteer. Updated lists should also be sent to Ann Walter at email@example.com. New lists and updated lists should be sent the Monday prior to the requested publication date.
These organizations offer their thanks to all who have made donations so far.
A partial list is published in the Family, Life & Travel section every week. The full list appears online every Sunday at www.journaltimes.com/faithandcommunity.
The Hospitality Center provides Racine’s largest meal program and offers hospitality without agenda.
The Hospitality Center is volunteer-driven and provides a safe place for all to “drop in” for friendship, rest and food.
The Hospitality Center is open at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Racine on every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. A community meal is also held on the last Thursday of the month from 5-6 p.m. All are welcome!
Donations may be dropped off at the Hospitality Center at 614 Main St. (corner of Seventh and Main) on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 8 a.m. and noon. Please contact Kevin Stewart at 414-345-7971 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
To donate items, drop them off at the Volunteer Center, 6216 Washington Ave., Suite G, Racine, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday or call 262-886-9612 for more information.
The Becker Shoop Center, a memory care/rehab facility in conjunction with the Atrium of Racine, is in need of the following items:
Items may be dropped off at: Becker Shoop Center, 6101 16th St., Racine or contact Mike Stirle at 262-898-2772 to make arrangements for pickup or to find out more about volunteering.
Careers Industries enriches the lives of people with disabilities through work, care and community. We also help local organizations and businesses meet their business and staffing needs.
Items can be delivered to Careers Industries, 4811 Washington Ave., Racine, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information, call 262-752-4100.
Call 262-637-0582 to arrange a convenient drop-off time at the NAMI Racine County office.
The mission of Dress for Success Racine is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and life. Job-ready women come to Dress for Success Racine by referral from a range of nonprofit or job placement agencies. Each client receives one suit for her interview or job fair and additional clothing when she becomes employed. Every woman deserves a success story.
What we need:
Donations are accepted by appointment at 5540 Durand Ave., Suite B-296, Racine. Call 262-898-5530 to make a donation appointment or for more information. More information is also available at www.dressforsuccess.org/racine.
To make a donation, contact Alison Sergio 262-632-2400 or drop off donations to the Health Care Network office at 904 State St., Racine.
The Racine Civil Leaders Academy (RCLA) is a growing public charter school of the Racine Unified School District. We serve the midtown neighborhood and strive to foster connections between our community and our school.
Items may be dropped off at: RCLA, 1325 Park Ave., Racine between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, or contact Principal Dani Dekker at 262-664-8502 to make arrangements for pickup or to find out more about volunteering.
HOPES Center is a Racine Dominican ministry providing counseling, case management and healing arts to the homeless of Racine. Volunteers are always needed and welcome. Donations can be dropped off at 521 Sixth St. in Racine. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Cheryl O'Brien via email at email@example.com or by calling 262-898-2940. For more information, go to www.hopescenter.org.
Focus on Community is Racine's substance abuse prevention agency, where we strive to empower our community to make positive, healthy life choices, free from substance abuse. Focus on Community is currently in need of the following items:
Donations may be dropped off or mailed to Focus, 1220 Mound Ave., Suite 307, Racine, WI 53404. For more information, call Gina Wisialowski at 262-632-6200 or go to www.focusracine.org.
The Burlington Senior Center (BSC) serves as a senior activity center. BSC provides the following activities for western Racine, western Kenosha and eastern Walworth County seniors: bridge, euchre, hand & foot, pinochle, sheepshead, bunco, dominoes, crafts, ADRC lunch program, senior sports including volleyball, bowling, softball, Our Harmony Club, jam sessions, parties, trips and more.
For more information, call BSC at 262-763-2854. Donated items may be dropped off at BSC at 201 N. Main St., Burlington.
Rooted in hope, the Racine Dominican Eco-Justice Center is dedicated to environmental education and care of Earth in a context of community, contemplation, creativity and cultivation.
Items on the center's wish list include:
Donations may be dropped off at the center at 7133 Michna Road, Caledonia, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. You may call 262-681-8527 to confirm that the center can use the items you’d like to donate. Larger items may be picked up, if needed. For more information, call director Allison Thielen at 262-681-8527 or email allison.ecojusticecenter.org.
HOPE Safehouse is a non-profit 501(c)(3) dog and cat shelter in Racine. Mission: “Working together to help homeless and abused animals.” Our name HOPE stands for “Help for Orphaned Pets through Education.” Our primary goal is to educate the public on the importance of spay/neutering their pets and proper care habits to decrease the number of abandoned and abused animals.
In 2005, HOPE rescued 327 animals from the Hurricane Katrina aftermath, provided them with emergency medical care, shelter and placed them into loving homes with the help of animal lovers in our community. HOPE continues to provide education to the public and food, shelter and medical care to animals in need.
Donations may be dropped off at the HOPE office, 1911 Taylor Ave. (shares office with Speed Textile) Monday through Friday, noon-3 p.m. For more information, call 262-634-4571.
Those interested in volunteering or fostering can apply on our website: www.hopesafehouse.org or may email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through private, hosted, and sponsored retreats, as well as spiritual direction, Siena Retreat Center nurtures a spirituality of healing, peace, and wholeness.
Current needs include:
A ministry of the Racine Dominican sisters, Siena Retreat Center is located at 5637 Erie St. in Caledonia. For more information, go to www.SienaRetreatCenter.org, call 262-898-2590 or email email@example.com.
The Racine Literacy Council Adult Tutoring Program provides tutoring to adults who want to learn English, improve basic literacy skills, including math, or work toward getting a GED.
The RLC offers small group instruction for citizenship, driver's license testing, conversation classes and computer-assisted learning. Volunteers from the community are trained as tutors to work with adults in the program. Tutors meet with the students for two hours a week, with day, evening and Saturday hours available.
If you are 16 years old or older and interested in becoming a volunteer tutor, go to www.racineliteracy.com or call 262-632-9495 for more information.
Contact the Racine Literacy Council for more information.
It is the mission of the Cops ’N Kids Reading Center to enable and empower all children to strive toward the fundamental successes in life through recognition of the importance of reading.
The Cops ’N Kids Reading Center is in need of:
To make a donation or volunteer, contact the Reading Center at 262-632-1606 or drop off donations at the Reading Center Monday through Thursday from 3:30-6 p.m. at 800 Villa St., Racine.
The LGBT Center of SE Wisconsin has been an agent for positive change since 2009 for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Racine, Kenosha and surrounding counties. The LGBT Center is focused on supporting the LGBT community and seeks to provide a safe and empowering environment for LGBT-identified persons in the area, as well as link and integrate with other nonprofit organizations and service providers in order to help clients thrive. Many clients are homeless and some items are used to provide for their needs. The center also offers support groups for individuals, and some items are used to assist some group members. The center offers drop-in hours five days a week.
The following items are needed for some of our clients who otherwise would not have these items available
For more information, email Ida Love at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dale Estes at email@example.com at the LGBT Center of Southeast Wisconsin, 1456 Junction Ave., or call 262-644-4100.
Our Harmony Club, with the help of trained volunteers, offers activities and companionship in a group setting to seniors who need assistance or supervision. The club provides the time for the spouse, caregiving child or other family member to attend to their own needs for up to six hours.
Call Dawn Vlach at 262-880-5301 or Sue Pettit at 262-716-1998 to arrange for donations or with questions.
Royal Family KIDS—Racine Camp is one of an international network of camps, Royal Family KIDS, Inc. (www.royalfamilykids.org). In cooperation with Racine County Human Service Foster Care Program, we take children from ages 7 to 11 who have been abused, neglected and/or abandoned to a residential camp for five days each summer. Our goal is to provide positive memories to these children in a safe, fun, secure environment. We are an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that funds the camp through money we raise, as well as, gifts in kind.
Royal Family KIDS—Racine Camp is in need of the following items for our 2016 camp:
Contact Fred or Chris Oertel, directors at 262-639-0480; 262-930-3418 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.racine.royalfamilykids.org.
Hospice Alliance provides hospice care “wherever a patient calls home” — a private residence, residence of a loved one, assisted living facility, nursing homes and in our 24/7 residential care facility. As a nonprofit community hospice, we provide care for all people, regardless of ability to pay. Hospice Alliance is the only hospice provider in Southeast Wisconsin to earn the national Hospice Honors and Hospice Honors elite award in back-to-back years — 2014 and 2015.
Please drop off donations at Hospice Alliance, 10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd., Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin 53158 or call 262-652-4400 for pick-up. To learn about volunteer opportunities with Hospice Alliance, contact Andrea Scheuermann at 262-652-4400 or email@example.com. For more information, go to www.hospicealliance.org.
Peace Learning Circles is a nonprofit, educational organization. Our mission is to promote a culture of peace through education to youth and communities. PLC teaches safe, non-violent ways to deal with conflicts and differences. We focus on respect, values, teamwork, inclusion, unity, compassion and how to be a peacemaker and peace mentor in homes, schools and communities.
Cash donations are also very much needed and appreciated. You can make a tax-deductible donation by using PayPal on our website, www.peacelearningcircles.org, or by sending your donation to Peace Learning Circles, P.O.Box 44578, Racine, WI 53404. If you have any questions regarding donations, item requests, programs or volunteer opportunities, please contact us at 262-939-1285 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make your day by making a senior smile.
Racine County Meals on Wheels has a need for volunteer drivers.
If you have 1½ hours to spare once a week or when needed, you could help us make sure no senior goes hungry.
A smile, driver’s license, insurance and a reliable car is all that is needed. A gas stipend is offered.
To learn more, contact the Meals on Wheels office at 262-898-1370. For more information, contact Ruth Stauersbol at 262-898-1370.
Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization Inc. is a homeless shelter serving up to 120 people each day. Currently, we are in immediate need of the following items:
For our Growing Home Program:
For our Family Program:
For our Housing Programs:
Items NOT ACCEPTED: Leftovers from a rummage sale; old/heavily used shoes & boots; electronics; stuffed animals or toys (take to Toys for Tots); car seats; books; shoes and clothing.
Contact Amy Macemon at 262-633-3235, ext. 142. For current needs, go to www.haloinc.org.
Housing Resources Inc. is a HUD-approved agency that provides training for first-time home buyers as well as post-purchase foreclosure-prevention counseling and assistance.
If you would like to make a donation or for information about dropping off donations, , contact MaryBeth Aldrich, program manager, at 262-636-8271 or MaryBeth_Aldrich@hri-wi.org.
Loose Ends Sewing and Stitching Group meets weekly (Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) at the Waterford Public Library to sew for local nursing homes and organizations in need of stitched items such as wheelchair/walker totes and clothing protectors. New stitchers are always welcome.
We are a nonprofit group and survive on donations. We are in need of:
Drop off items at the Waterford Public Library, 101 N River St. in Waterford, or send email to email@example.com.
Faith, Hope & Love is a nonprofit program through Living Light Christian Church which provides duffel bags for children in crisis situations. The duffel bags are filled with various items that provide personal care and comfort items. Items needed are:
For more information or to set up an appointment to drop off donations, call Mark and Heather Lojeski at 262-902-0556 or go to www.fhlforkids.org.
The George Bray Neighborhood Center, 924 Center St., Racine, is in need of:
Donations can be dropped off at the Bray Center, 924 Center St., Racine. Call the center at 262-770-4906 for more information.
Making A Shelter A Home:
Therapeutic Aids To Healing:
Because of our work with victims who remain in the community, gift cards are always helpful to aid their transition to a single-income family. Gift cards can be purchased at: area grocery stores; area pharmacies; Home Depot or Menards; gas stations OR consider tickets for family fun outings like the movies or bowling.
For more information, including a street address at which to drop off donations, Katy Stephan Cothell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-633-3233.
Items may be dropped off at the Racine Symphony Orchestra office at 800 Center St. Office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 262-636-9285 for additional information.
Contact Renee Heider at email@example.com or 262-412-6314 to make arrangements to make any donations.
The Educational Center, a new ministry of St. Patrick's Parish, offers programs for middle school and high school students in an effort to prepare them for success in high school so that they can graduate with various career choices and with the leadership skills necessary to become leaders in the Racine community.
Supervised study hall, individual mentoring and tutoring sessions are offered Monday through Thursday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and from 7-8:30 p.m. The new Educational Center is open to children of all religious affiliations and racial backgrounds. A minimal cost of $25 per semester is requested to help defray the cost of supplies and materials.
Items that would be greatly appreciated include:
Donations may be dropped off at 1101 Douglas Ave. For more information, call 262-898-7250.
Racine Vocational Ministry Inc. assists unemployed and under-employed individuals prepare for, find and retain employment. RVM also provides employers with quality ready-to-work employees. For more information about RVM, visit: www.rvmracine.org.
Our current needs include:
To donate items, contact Racine Vocational Ministry, 214 Seventh St., Racine, at 262-633-8660 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday for more information.
Lincoln Village is a long-term care and skilled rehab community.
Donations can be dropped off at 1700 CA Becker Drive, Racine.
The mission of Family Literacy of Racine is “Investing in Family and Community: Read, Lead, Learn, Succeed.” We provide literacy services/educational services to parents and their children from ages birth to age 15, focusing on helping kids be successful in school and life. Wish list:
Donors may contact Family Literacy of Racine Inc. Executive Diretor Donna Lyons at 262-898-3968 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SMILES is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization whose purpose is to improve the lives of children and adults with special needs through a partnership with horses. The horse is a powerful motivator and participants receive a host of physical and emotional benefits while riding and communicating with their four-legged friends. Virtually anybody can experience positive gains, regardless of age, disability, or current situation, as they are empowered by this large but gentle animal.
Volunteers, 13 years and older, are needed for so many aspects of the program:
No experience is necessary and training is provided.
Not sure about helping in the barn? How about:
For more information, call Katie, the volunteer coordinator, at 262-882-3470 or email her at volunteer@smiles.Nu.
Below is SMILES' wish list:
Fundraising supplies and misc.:
Donations are appreciated for the following:
Engrave a brick in our patio with your message:
For questions, visit the SMILES website at www.smiles.nu or call SMILES at 262-882-3470.
Donations can be dropped off at N2666 County Road K, Darien.
The mission of Bethany Apartments is to provide Transitional Housing to women and children who have suffered from domestic abuse.
Bethany Apartments provides safe, decent affordable housing and opportunities for survivors of domestic abuse to regain their self-esteem, pursue educational opportunities, employment and a new beginning. Bethany Apartments is sponsored by the Racine Dominicans.
Items on our wish list:
Please call 262-633-9446 or email email@example.com for information on dropping off donations.
Friends of the Library needs donations of the following:
We do not accept encyclopedias or Reader’s Digest condensed books.
Proceeds from the sale of the donated books fund library programs not covered by the annual budget. Books may be dropped off at the front desk of the library.
Contact the library with any questions or call Hazel Dickfoss at 262-886-9133.
Donations may be dropped off at the Wisconsin Humane Society Racine Campus, 2706 Chicory Road, Racine, Monday through Friday noon to 8 p.m. or Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you have any questions regarding items, programs or volunteer opportunities (we are currently looking for foster volunteers!), please contact us at 262-554-6699 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or check out www.wihumane.org/racine.aspx.
A ministry of the Racine Dominicans, the Senior Companion Program is a nonprofit organization whose mission seeks to enhance the quality of life for older adults through socialization, friendship and sharing of information. Volunteers have provided companionship with compassion to the Racine community and surrounding Wisconsin communities since 1978. Volunteers visit lonely or isolated older adults in their homes, in nursing homes or in supportive living facilities.
Donations may be dropped off at Senior Companion Program Inc., 521 Sixth St., Racine, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call 262-898-1941 for more information.
Donations may be dropped off at the River Bend Nature Center located at 3600 N. Green Bay Road, Caledonia, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you have any questions regarding items, programs or volunteer opportunities please feel free to call us at 262-639-1515 or email email@example.com.
ReStore takes donations of the items listed below from contractors, lumber yards and individuals and sells those items to the general public, with proceeds going directly to the local Habitat for Humanity housing fund.
For donation information, please call or visit Habitat ReStore at 2302 DeKoven Ave., Racine, during store hours, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 262-898-2929 for more information.
Items may be dropped off the Zoo office, 200 Goold St. Call 262-636-9189 for more information.
The Arc of Racine is an organization that provides advocacy, support and education to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. All donations are greatly appreciated.
To donate, please call our office at 262-634-6303 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Transitional Living Center is to provide temporary and timely assistance to those people in need of shelter and living essentials who are willing to accept personal responsibility and the empowerment that goes along with it.
TLC "helps the homeless help themselves." TLC can always use:
Donations may be dropped off at or sent to Transitional Living Center, 482 S. Pine St., Burlington, WI 53105. For more information, email email@example.com or call 262-767-1478.
Needed: Volunteers high school age and older, men and women to mentor boys and girls who would benefit from one-to-one mentoring provided by a caring and responsible adult.
Those interested in volunteering may contact the Big Brothers Big Sisters office at 2302 DeKoven Ave., Racine, WI 53403, by phone 262-637-7625, or online www.beabignow.org.
Shepherds Ministries has been serving people with intellectual disabilities since 1964. Shepherds offers residential and vocational opportunities and Shepherds College provides post-secondary opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Any donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Shepherds’ Findley Center, which is located on Highway 11 across the street from Dairy Queen in Union Grove.
For a tour of our campus, or volunteer opportunities, contact Amy DeBurgh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-878-5620, ext. 2304.
Wish list items:
Contact Toys for Tots 262-633-1379 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 8 to 11:30 a.m. for more information. Toys for Tots is located at 800 Center St., the same hours. Toys and supplies also can be dropped off at any fire station east of the interstate, Kortendick's Hardware and Wells Fargo Bank on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
Call Susan Sandvick at 262-633-1250, ext. 105, or stop by 2519 Northwestern Ave. from noon to 6 p.m. weekdays. For further information on RTG, visit www.racinetheatre.org.
The following is a wish list of items for RADD (Recreational Activities for the Developmentally Disabled), a nonprofit agency which provides individuals with developmental disabilities the opportunity to develop physical, social, emotional, vocational and leisure skills that can be applied across home, school, work and community settings.
We are dedicated to promoting health and wellness among our clientele and are a long standing Partner Provider of United Way of Racine County.
Contact us at 262-633-0291 to make arrangements for delivery of wish list items, or to learn more about ways in which you can support RADD programs and participants. Visit our website at www.radd-cpa.org to see all that RADD has to offer. RADD is also found on Facebook. RADD is located at 3131 Taylor Ave., Building No. 4, Racine, WI 53405.
The mission of the Racine Public Library is to enhance our community’s quality of life by providing information, ideas and creative works.
The Racine Public Library is located at 75 Seventh St., Racine, WI 53403. For more information, contact Darcy Mohr at 262-636-9247 or email@example.com.
Donations may be dropped off at the school or mailed to the school at 1008 High St., Racine, WI 53402. Call the school at 262-632-6797 to make other arrangements or for more information.
An unplanned pregnancy can raise many unanswered questions. We can help by providing information to enable our clients to make an informed decision about their pregnancies.
Our purpose is to serve women by offering emotional and practical support. When needed, we provide referrals to the community for medical help, financial assistance, professional counseling and support systems. All our services are free and confidential.
To make a donation or have questions about our organization, contact Joyce Nelsen at 262-639-7134 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Life Transition Inc.’s mission is to enable disabled and disadvantaged individuals to find meaningful employment within the community while maximizing their abilities and/or fostering healthy lifestyles.
The individuals we serve come from varying walks of life, including disabled and disadvantaged individuals on public assistance, people recovering from alcohol, drug, other addictions and ex-offenders.
This year we wanted to give some families in the community Christmas baskets but did not have enough for the children’s gifts.
Gifts are needed for boys ages 3-6 and 11-12, girls ages 3-6 and 12-13. Clothing sizes are unavoidable so small toys or books are wanted for these children.
They can be dropped off at Life’s Transitions Inc. at 1220 Mound Ave., Suite 301, until Tuesday, Dec 23.
Contact Pamala Handrow at 262-637-9559, ext. 7100, to set up an appointment or email email@example.com.
A&S Unlimited Solutions is committed to providing quality social service programs that will encourage, motivate and create positive change within the challenging lives of children and young adults.
Donations may be dropped off at 2711 19th St., Racine. For more information, contact Dianne Howard at 262-636-2002 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since 1997 the Racine Arts Council has been offering the Lonely Instruments Need Kids program (LINK) to support the young people of our community and school music programs throughout Racine County by providing musical instruments to elementary and middle school children who are financially unable to purchase or rent an instrument of their own.
We seek donations of slightly used musical instruments in good playing condition.
Cash donations are also needed for instrument repairs. Flutes, violins, saxophones, violas, clarinets and baritones are especially needed.
To donate, call The Racine Arts Council office at 262-635-0261 or email us at email@example.com.
"Super Six" most-needed food items:
Donations can be dropped off at 2000 DeKoven Ave., Unit 2, Racine from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment. It is best to call ahead at 262-632-2307. In addition, the Food Bank also maintains a collection barrels at all of the Pick ‘n Save and Piggly Wiggly locations East of I-94.
Client Services needs:
If you’d like to make a donation, please call the Care Net Family Resource Center first, at 262-658-2555, to make arrangements. You may also contact Care Net via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gift cards to:
Also: Forever stamps, riding snowblower, skid steer, passenger van, golf cart.
Items can be dropped off Monday-Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Contact Donna Jorgenson, campus administrator, at 262-633-6401 or email@example.com for more information.
Racine County Opportunity Center, 4214 Sheridan Road, is a nonprofit organization that includes the Community Placement Program and the Nestling Place Day Care under one roof.
The Community Placement Program is staffed by trained personnel who specialize in job development and training disabled persons in community based sites. The Community Placement Program was established in 1980.
The Nestling Place provides amply qualified staffs who direct a developmentally appropriate curriculum. The Nestling Place was established in 1990 to provide a much needed additional source of high-quality early childhood education/daycare within the community
To make a donation, contact Jamie Dieter-Pias, assistant supervisor to Job Development, at 262-554-8662.
The Nestling Place Day Care:
To make a donation, contact Michelle Beeglem director, at 262-515-1531. Please call before visiting.
The Racine Family YMCA is a non-profit agency committed to strengthening communities through Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. In order for the Racine Y to provide local children opportunities to learn and grow through academic, athletic and socially responsible activities. We are looking for donations of the following items:
Donations may be dropped off at 725 Lake Ave., Racine. For more information, contact Lynda Knudtson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thread by Thread is a clothing ministry located at Bethania Lutheran Church that serves residents of Racine who are in need of good clean clothing for their families. We are open the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. and 6–7:30 p.m. The clothing is free of charge and we ask only that you take what you need and need what you take. Bethania Lutheran Church is located at 4120 Wright Ave. We are asking for assistance with the following items:
Donations may be dropped off at Bethania Lutheran Church, 4120 Wright Ave. on Wednesdays when we are open or anytime in the donation box located in the parking lot in back of the church.
For additional information call 262-632-7267.
The Racine Raiders Football Club is a nonprofit/tax-exempt club made up of all volunteers. We are always looking for good people who want to join our group of volunteers. Email email@example.com or call 262-880-3334 and leave a message for more information or to arrange a drop-off of a donation. Gift cards may be mailed to Racine Raiders Football Club, 3806 Douglas Ave., Racine, WI 53402.
Help us to help others.
We continue to need donations of household goods, clothing and furniture
Donated items may be dropped off at 926 LaSalle St. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays only (until further notice).
If you'd like to donate furniture, call St. Vincent de Paul at 262-633-6467 to arrange for pickup.
Seno K/RLT Conservancy is dedicated to natural resource education and preservation. Below is our wish list:
Seno K/RLT Conservancy is located at 3606 Dyer Lake Road (Highway P), Burlington, WI 53105. Call us at 262-539-3222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for donation drop-off at Seno. Visit our Facebook page at Seno K/RLT Conservancy and our website at senokrlt.org. Better yet — come out for a walk on our trails. We are open dawn to dusk all year long.
The Racine Urban Garden Network (RUGN) is a volunteer-run organization focused on increasing access to healthy food and building community stewardship in the city of Racine. RUGN accomplishes these goals by creating community gardens on previously barren city lots. RUGN provides participants with garden plots, tools, soil and water, educational opportunities, and events for social networking and interaction for a donation of $20. If you would like to join RUGN in achieving this mission, we are requesting the following:
To make a donation or if you would like to volunteer, contact Sasha Broadstone at 262-676-2209 or email email@example.com. Thank you in advance.
Items needed now:
Help is needed to give Love and Charity a fresh new look. Let’s come together and help Louise Hunter give the shelter a facelift. There is plumbing, electrical and remodeling work to be done on the inside, in the areas including the sanctuary, the rooms for the homeless men, women and families, the bathrooms, kitchen and the dining room. Eventually the outside of the building will need a face lift, also.
Donations for building materials are needed, along with your skill and expertise for those who wish to volunteer.
Donations may be dropped off at 1031 Douglas Ave., Racine. Call 262-634-7059 for more information.
For more information, contact Bill Schoessling at Love, Inc., 480 S. Pine St., Burlington, WI 53105 or call 262- 763-6226.
Items for distribution through the Social Service Program:
These items can be brought to the Salvation Army office, 1901 Washington Ave., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Our mission and goal is to empower parents and individuals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Autism Solution Pieces is a volunteer-based organization whose purpose is to raise hope and awareness by providing support and peer group meetings, educational conferences, fundraising events, and community outings for Autistic individuals.
We are committed to providing current information on ASD causes, prevention, and treatments so parents and individuals can use these resources to build knowledge best suited for their families.
Our wish list includes:
To make a donation please contact Cindy Schultz 262-639-3041 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit A.S.P. website: www.autismsolutionpieces.com.
Racine Youth Sports is a nonprofit organization, with our money coming from player registration. We are also a partner provider of the United Way Racine County.
RYS manages and operates Haban Sports Complex in Sturtevant. We service more than 3,000 youth in baseball, football, volleyball and Judo. Our mission is to provide quality, structured youth sports programs that will teach sports fundamentals, good sportsmanship, character, discipline, competitiveness and teamwork in a positive, caring, safe environment.
RYS believes that sports unite diverse backgrounds, such as: social, racial, gender and economics. In RYS, every child has the opportunity to participate regardless of their athletic or financial ability.
To make a donation, contact TJ Hearn at 262-886-0797 or email@example.com.
Stop Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Program:
Contact Karen Fetherston at 262-619-1633 if you can donate items, would like to volunteer or, have any questions about the program.
Sexual Assault Services:
Contact Katy Adler 262-619-1634 if you would like to volunteer, donate items to SAS, or have questions about the program. Any donated items for SCAN or SAS can be dropped off at our office at 1220 Mound Ave, Suite 304, Racine, WI 53404.
The Caledonia Historical Society is in need of:
For more information on making a donation, call president Leroy Schmidt at 262-752-0062, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by the depot in Linwood Park weekdays before 4 p.m.
We are a nonprofit organization that integrates adults with mental illness into the economic and social community. A Clubhouse is a community intentionally organized to support individuals living with the effects of mental illness. Through participation in a Clubhouse, people are given the opportunities to rejoin the world of friendships, family, important work, employment, education and to access the services and supports they may individually need.
We are located at 2000 17th St. in Racine. For more information, call 262-636-9393 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and ask for Lynelle or Chris.
Family Service of Racine is a nonprofit agency that provides counseling and mental wellness services to the Racine community. For more information about our services and to find out how you can help, please visit our website at www.fsracine.org or call us at 262-634-2391. We are located at 420 Seventh St., Downtown Racine and love visitors!
Donations can be dropped off at our office at 420 Seventh St., Racine. Please call 262-634-2391, so we can arrange a time to welcome you!
The Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network fosters the Root-Pike and adjacent watersheds to protect and enhance the integrity of water, air and land resources. Our mission is to protect, restore, and sustain the ecosystem in the watersheds through the funding and facilitation of a regional network of locally initiated projects.
Please contact Angeline Markiewicz or Mary Beth Popchock at 262-598-0098 for more information.
Namaste Equine Rescue is a non-profit equine (horse and donkey) rescue located in Yorkville. The mission of the Namaste Equine Rescue is to procure equines seized by law enforcement, primarily serving the state of Wisconsin, to rehabilitate them mentally and physically and re-home them in a safe, forever environment.
For more information, call 262-492-0767, email email@example.com or go to www.namasteequinerescue.org.0 Comments0 0 0 0 0