It isn't too late to make a donation that will make this year's end brighter for someone suffering, whether from hunger, poverty, disease or disaster.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Jim Price
Thursday, December 13, 2012
In the flurry of holiday shopping and parties, the rush to complete end-of-year business, we are also reminded that this is the season to remember those less fortunate than ourselves. Year-end fundraising appeal letters arrive by mail and e-mail from those to whom we have given before, encouraging renewed giving – a task many people set aside for the week after Christmas, when things have slowed down. Yet there are many for whom the holidays could be considerably brightened by some giving right now – families that might face hunger rather than a feast, children whose stockings could be empty of toys, people whose very lives and livelihoods have been visited by illness or disaster beyond their control. And there is still time. With …
When the football team was out raking leaves, they took the time to help an older man in the neighborhood who has been in and out of the hospital.
The Waukesha South High School’s football team has struggled in recent years, including during this season. The team came away with just one win over Waukesha North High School this year, and was blown away by almost every other team. But when it comes to community service, the team is a winner in the Waukesha South neighborhood. All athletic teams at Waukesha South complete a community service project during the season. This season, the football team was walking around the East Roberta Avenue neighborhood raking leaves. A nearby woman wrote Athletic Director Dan Domach recently to praise the boys for their work. They helped an older gentleman who had been in and out of the hospital. “The boys were wonderful and really helped him out, …