Jane’s Journey Home, which officially opened earlier this month, is nestled on a 36-acre property. There are now seven senior residents who can roam, rest and receive medical care. It leads to a life much different than the ones most had in shelters and rescues.
The best way to make school food market programs succeed, according to Squire, is to have someone inside the school spearhead the effort. At Madison’s East High School, that person is Family Consumer Science Teacher, Emily Sonnemann.
In addition to providing medical care during a global pandemic, Dr. Christopher Wistrom, emergency medicine doctor and EMS Medical Director at Mercyhealth continues to give, this time in the form of hair.
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.