$30,000 relief fund launched to help artists

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra (WCO) has started the Musician Relief Fund to raise $30,000 for artists who have faced financial uncertainty due to canceled performances during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Centro Hispano raises $120,000

In a letter thanking supporters, Centro Hispano of Dane County announced that its first community-wide appeal held in October raised over $120,000 for the agency.

Charitable giving is up during pandemic 

Philanthropy in Wisconsin rose to meet challenges facing communities across the state, according to the 2020 Wisconsin Gives Report from the Wisconsin Philanthropy Network (WPN).

Community book drive begins

Madison Reading Project has launched a community book drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has left many children confined at home without books.

New housing fund raises $11.8 million

Community partner groups, including The United Way of Dane County, have raised $11.8 million with a development fund for the creation of apartments for lower-middle-class renters.

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