Friday, April 18, 2014

Making Milwaukee Great

2014 Young Entrepreneur of Year winner sets inspiring example
A 17-year-old boy is living a dream it takes most people decades to achieve.

SHARP Literacy program makes difference at no cost to Milwaukee schools
A local program, aimed at improving literacy in local schools, has made a huge impact on area students. It is in 34 schools in the metro area and more than 7,000 students are taking part.

Supporting fight against cancer with head-shaving fundraiser
The students and staff at Oostburg Christian School raised money and showed their support for 3rd-grader Abby Follen, after learning she has a rare form of bone cancer.

Non-profit educates Wisconsin students on financial literacy
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin is not top of the class when teaching students financial literacy in schools.

Match Day 2014 raises more than $3 million to help fight hunger
Hunger Task Force gets the most donations.

Share-A-Pair helps fit people for the future
Share-A-Pair runs through the end of March.

Faith Builders Community Teams: Making Milwaukee Great
For the last three years, an organization in Milwaukee has been giving away free food and clothing to people who are in need thanks to the help of hundreds of volunteers.

The man behind the scenes at the Milwauke Co. Zoo
Daron Graves works behind the scenes at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Though you don't see him, you enjoy your visit largely because of what he does every day.

USS Milwaukee set to represent the city while defending our freedom
It'll defend the United States for more than 30 years. And it will represent Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin across the world.

City Year Milwaukee helps bilingual students
Americorps members work with students in the highest need schools within the Milwaukee Public Schools system to increase the retention rates of those students.