a name from the “giving tree” at church
an offering at your church
a coat to Condella’s Coats for Kids program www.fox6milwaukee.com
an anonymous basket of goodies on your needy neighbors doorstep
food at the Full Shelf Food Pantry-231 Municipal Dr., West Bend
between 7-10 AM or 3-6 PM Monday-Friday.
a shut in
Caroling at the old folks home
food to the homeless
to Toys for Tots
a clothes drive for someone in your neighborhood
the American Cancer Society “Christmas Fantasy House” through
Nature Center is looking for year-round volunteers for landscape
restoration and namagement, building and grounds work, special
events helpers, office workers and more. Just give Jill Hepburn
a call: 675-6888
a Big Brother/Big Sister or sponsor a “Little’s” family Christmas.
the Council of Alcohol and Drug abuse to broaden the awareness
of community residents about alcohol and drug use, misuse and
the Exodus House in getting alcohol and drug dependent people
back on their feet.
support to Friends for Abused Families
your skills to Habitat for Humanity. To contact our local chapter,
troubled youth through Nova Services
preserve land and water for future generations through the Ozaukee
Washington Land Trust
“A Threshold to Christmas” CD featuring local artists and musicians
to benefit The Threshold.
from the heart and change a life through the United Way of Washington
roses November 15 to benefit Volunteer Center.
your pets picture taken with Santa Nov. 1st to benefit
the Humane Society
County Humane Society “Festival of Trees Event” Dec. 6th
a “Friend” of the West Bend Art Museum
the “100 Years of Fashion” Annual Christmas Open House benefiting
the Washington County Historical Society. Raffle and silent
auction Dec 7th.
one of the items from the West Bend Library’s “Wish List”
to a Big Brother’s/Big Sister’s activity,
donate to the Riveredge Nature Centers “Wish List”. They are
looking for a color lazer printer, a small microwave, a paper
cutter and a folding machine. Small items that help perform
volunteer as a part of a fund-raising committee.
a time to Carole at the Samaritan Health Center
the residents of the Samaritan decorate their doors for the
forget the Special Olympics
City of West Bend is accepting donations for trees to be planted
in City parks or along City streets. Cost per tree depends
on the species and the size planted. Trees can also be planted
in the parks in memory of someone or to celebrate a special
occasion. Please call 335-5080 for more information.
Bend Friends of Sculpture
the walk of an elderly or disabled neighbor.
to watch someone’s children while they go Christmas shopping
mittens and give them to the homeless through the Volunteer
to the International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI.
to the Zoological Society of Milwaukee County. The animals
need care all year, even though we only visit them when it’s
our future caregivers by donating to Medical College of Wisconsin.
Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation helped to create a child protection
center at the Children's Hospital; funded the hospital's child
life program; significant funding of the hospital's intensive
care units' equipment and funding for school-based health centers.
sustain performing arts organizations in Southeastern Wisconsin
through United Performing Arts Fund.
10/36 Friends. You know you watch-now support it.
Public Broadcasting Foundation
and Girl’s Club
– Help underprivileged children get a membership to the “Y”
through their scholarship program.
Friends of Lac Lawrann Conservancy, Inc. is currently in the
middle of a fund drive to raise $500,000 to convert the barn
at the Lac Lawrann Conservancy into a year-round nature center.
ATTENTION: Organizations are always posting functions that
welcome community members to fund raising events.
are many people in the community looking for donations for organ
your donor card on your driver’s license.
to check in on an elderly person in your neighborhood periodically.
at your local school, read a book, help with costumes for the
Christmas program, run the video camera, donate the paper for
to save milk caps, soup labels and box tops and drop them off
at your kids’ school. P.S. You don’t have to have a child in
school in order to donate these items.
an elementary school age child over their lunch period through
Big Brother’s/Big Sister’s.
to United Cerebral Palsy is a great way to make a difference
in the lives of people with disabilities and in your community. www.ucpa.org
Energies offer assistance to families and individuals who cannot
afford heat this winter. You can donate to that fund. Go to
www.we-energies.com for more information.
can give to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society year-round
by visiting www.nationalmssociety.org.
your time, money, or food to Puppyland, an all volunteer, no-kill
Association for Homeless and Runaway Services
the Gingerbread House Project sponsored by The Youth and Family
Center of Washington County
a Family to aid persons I our community who are in need of a
Christmas through The Youth and Family Project and Downtown
West Bend Assoc.
the Senior Citizens Activities Center to find out how you can
make a difference.
Charities is looking for Gift Certificates and Cash donations
for needy families in our communities. Contact Kristin Blanchard
a Holiday Poinsettia and help Council on Alcohol & Other
Drug Abuse of Washington County, Inc. www.hnet.net/~council
West Bend Daily News will be publishing a list of local foundations
“Wish Lists”. Take a look at the list, pick one of your favorite
organizations or find a new one.
Chamber is asking its members to give to needy families this
holiday season. Members can sponsor a $50, $25, or $10 gift
certificate ornament that will be hung on the Chamber's Giving
Tree to be displayed at the "Festival of Trees" event
at the Humane Society.
Red Cross asks forfinancial donations to support the chapter's
disaster relief efforts (shelter, food and clothing) and medical
Cross is also asking for volunteers to become members of the
Disaster Action Team and to become drivers for our medical transportation
of course Red Cross will always welcome material donations of
cots, ice chests and cabros for mass care shelters. A scanner
and copy machine for the office. Classroom chairs/tables for
CPR, first aid and AED training.
Parenthood is no longer supported by United way and provides
basic reproductive health care to everyone who asks. Regular
health checks save lives, give generously!
Abuse Prevention Fund (CAP Fund)
at Noodles and Co. on Nov. 24! 50% of that day’s sales from
this new location in West Bend will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters
and their Bowl for Kids Sake even