Each month since 2005 a group of guys gets together for burgers and beer at a different local restaurant or tavern. It's called Burger Night out. Their motto: "Once a month let's make this clear, rate the beef and drink the beer." Not only are they having fun eating and rating the quality of local burgers, they're raising thousands of dollars for Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin in the process.
The Sunshine Place and Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry cut the ribbon for its newly renovated space Friday morning. This includes more accessible parking, additional storage for the food pantry, and more office and programming space.
A Middleton teenager’s annual fundraiser for children battling cancer continues to surpass her expectations.16-year-old Divya Goel kicked off her 6th fundraiser for the Carbone Cancer Center at UW Madison in June.
66-year-old Clay Phillips is on that mission to play 50 rounds of golf, in 50 states, in 50 days. The San Diego resident checked Wisconsin off his list Monday morning, playing a round at University Ridge Golf Course in Verona.
August 2nd is now officially Do Good Wisconsin Day. Eric Salzwedel co-founded the non-profit Do Good Wisconsin on the concept of randomly being kind to strangers and then encouraging others to pay it forward.
The memorial remembering a Madison man who dressed as Uncle Sam in thousands of parades across America for 25 years has been moved from its former location at Westgate Mall to his old American Legion Post (#501) on Madison's East side.
A Madison retiree has spent countless hours making Madison greener. For several decades he has sorted through downtown Madison dumpsters, garbage, and recycle bins, pulling garbage from the recycle bins, and recyclables from the garbage. He has recycled more than two million cans.
Little voices, packed with holiday cheer, are just what residents at Wickshire Senior Living need after months of isolation due to COVID-19. The facility is inviting kids to sing these seniors a song virtually.
Shannon Smith was a dedicated UW Health nurse, about to start a career as a nurse practitioner on Madison's East side when an unthinkable tragedy occurred. Now her husband, Scott Smith, is finding a way to carry on Shannon's legacy of caring for others.
If you ask Kurt Stapleton if he ever thought he’d be where he currently is, tucked in his comfy chair, cat curled up beside him, crocheting hats for cancer patients, he would look at you with a sense of disbelief.
15 years ago this month, Scott Kruchten's life changed forever when an IED exploded under his Humvee in Iraq. The explosion took the lives of four of his comrades-in-arms, and left him seriously wounded. A local non-profit called Hogs for Heroes has helped Scott on the road to recovery. He wanted to show his gratitude to the non-profit in a special way.
Two Madison residents are "talking trash", in order to help keep things clean. Fred Svensson and Jill Pfeiffer are the founders of the Trash Talkers group. They now have more than 500 others joining them in their quest to keep Madison (and beyond) free of litter.
After leaving UW Madison without a degree to begin his career in the NFL, Donald Hayes has returned to Madison 20 years later, finishing his degree and volunteering at the community center he attended as a kid.
UW-Madison students are bringing "A Moment of Magic" to some young patients who need it most. In this Making a Difference segment, we see how a little fiction can go a long way in brightening pediatric patients' days.
A Madison police officer is really packing a punch in the impact he's making with kids on the west side of the city. Justin Nelsen is a neighborhood officer for the Hammersley Road and Theresa Terrace neighborhood.
A new adult adaptive dance program in Madison is encouraging people with Down syndrome to get out their dancing shoes. It's a partnership between GiGi's Playhouse and Magnum Opus Ballet and volunteers said it is the first of it's kind class in the area.
One Madison business has a longtime tradition of making a difference. Books 4 School is in its fifth generation. It’s a business with a goal to get books into kids’ hands for the lowest possible price. Books average about two dollars apiece.