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July 2021

Lawn of Love

July 29 - October 25

Help us bring joy to seniors at local nursing homes, assisted living facilities and senior centers throughout Milwaukee through a pop-up lawn display we are calling “Lawn of Love.” We need families to take down and set up the display each week over the next few months. Older adults have a special place in our heart. Kids Impact Community has hosted intergenerational playgroups since the organization’s inception. Our kiddos have learned patience, kindness and how to make new friends of…

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August 2021

Gardening for Good – Hoop House

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us this summer to help Groundwork Milwaukee and the Maglio Urban Farm prepare garden beds, plant, water, and harvest fresh produce such as tomatoes, zucchini, beans, and kale that will be provided to shoppers at the Riverwest Food Pantry! Groundwork Milwaukee collaborates with Riverwest Food Pantry to provide just food systems in the Milwaukee area! They currently have 11 “hoop houses” ready to provide fresh local food to those in need! Purpose: Kids will have the opportunity to get…

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Garden Homes Food Pantry Bag Pack

August 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Many families in our community suffer from food insecurity and Garden Homes Lutheran Church in Milwaukee is committed to helping alleviate this burden by providing food to community members in need. Purpose: Your children will help pack ~40 food pantry bags with canned and boxed food items that will be given out the next day to families and individuals living with food insecurities. Impact: We hope that all of the children participating will grow in awareness of how to help…

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Gardening for Good – Hoop House

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us this summer to help Groundwork Milwaukee and the Maglio Urban Farm prepare garden beds, plant, water, and harvest fresh produce such as tomatoes, zucchini, beans, and kale that will be provided to shoppers at the Riverwest Food Pantry! Groundwork Milwaukee collaborates with Riverwest Food Pantry to provide just food systems in the Milwaukee area! They currently have 11 “hoop houses” ready to provide fresh local food to those in need! Purpose: Kids will have the opportunity to get…

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Lunch Pack & Love

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Just One More Ministry, located in Glendale, is an organization that rescues excess food from area restaurants, food suppliers and caterers and repackages it for shelters, food pantries and community members in need. With the organization’s regular streams of food disrupted, they are in need of additional support through packed bagged lunches. These lunches are easy to distribute with minimal contact and will be distributed as quickly as they are received. Purpose: We will assist residents throughout the Greater Milwaukee community…

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Gardening for Good – Hoop House

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us this summer to help Groundwork Milwaukee and the Maglio Urban Farm prepare garden beds, plant, water, and harvest fresh produce such as tomatoes, zucchini, beans, and kale that will be provided to shoppers at the Riverwest Food Pantry! Groundwork Milwaukee collaborates with Riverwest Food Pantry to provide just food systems in the Milwaukee area! They currently have 11 “hoop houses” ready to provide fresh local food to those in need! Purpose: Kids will have the opportunity to get…

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September 2021

Panera Dough-Nation September-December

September 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Children and their caregivers will have the opportunity to collect baked goods from Panera in Glendale and deliver them to The Gathering's Executive Director's home in Sherman Park neighborhood (Sundays), to a Shorewood home drop-off location for Food is Free MKE (Mondays) or to Good Samaritans (Tuesdays). IMPACT: Children will serve with their families to re-purpose unsold bakery items to provide sustenance to friends living with food insecurity. ACTIVITIES: Families will pick a Sunday, Monday or Tuesday (e.g. 1st Mondays…

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