20th Anniversary Pig Roast


Every Thursday from 10:30am-2:30pm join us at Veterans Park in Grafton for THE best $5 lunch prepared and served by your friends at Mel's Charities! 

What We Raise Here Stays Here!

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Mel's in the News

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    ‘All this money will just be given away next year’

    By Colleen Jurkiewicz  Special to the News GraphicCEDARBURG — Throughout the year, Mel’s Charities works to support the community in Ozaukee County. Through events like Mel’s Pig Roast, the nonprofit raises thousands of dollars that will be used for grants, scholarships and other means of community support – more than $850,000, in fact, has been given back to the community since the organization’s founding almost 20 years ago.But this Christmas, the community seems to have decided to share ...  Read More...

  • His Mission: CHARITY Close to Home

    BY MITCH MAERSCH  Ozaukee PressTom Stanton started by helping a bereft friend. Now he runs Mel’s Charities of Grafton, raising amazing amounts of money for causes only in Ozaukee CountyTom Stanton doesn’t have an inspirational story to tell. He’s got a list of them.After 19 years of philanthropy in Ozaukee County, Grafton-based Mel’s Charities will have topped the million-dollar mark by the end of this year.“It’s humbling,” Stanton said.But to him, ...  Read More...

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    Leaving a quarter-million-dollar legacy

    (l-r). UW-Oshkosh 7th Floor North Scott Hall. Rob Roseff, Chuck Van Horne, Jamie TrenterBy Sarah RennickeNews Graphic CorrespondentCEDARBURG — An impromptu raffle in 1999 raised $350 to donate to the Special Olympics in memory of Tom “Mel” Stanton’s friend’s sister, who died from cancer and left behind a special needs daughter.From there, Mel’s Charities was born, its mission specializing in having fun while funding special needs organizations, memorial scholarships and human services; 100 perce...  Read More...

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    Mel's Pig Roast Featured in Ozaukee County News Graphic


  • Mel's Charities Featured on Morning Blend

    http://www.tmj4.com/shows/the-morning-blend/a-community-bank-giving-back  

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