20 Years of Great Times for Great Causes

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Purchase hand-made crosses made with love by Ross, Alex, and Andy for $10, As always, one hundred percent of net proceeds will be donated back to the community. Contact Awesome@MelsCharities.Org to place your order

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    Kemps Custard Donates ‘Sulli’s Sundaes’ to David Star

    Jackson, WI- Eddie Bublitz, Mel’s Charities, Inc. Board Member shared the story of Sulli Maney, a K-3 student who received a liver transplant in 2017 and has endured a number of health issues related to the procedure. Mel’s contacted Kemps of Cedarburg and a sweet idea was born. In celebration of his return to school, Kemps donated,  delivered and served ice cream for everyone at David’s Star Evangelical Lutheran School on Thursday, May 10. “Thank you to Ke...  Read More...

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    Happiness is a warm ‘burg

    By Jack Henke Special to the News GraphicHave you heard about Yale University, one of the most prestigious (see also pretentious) universities in this here U.S. of A., offering college credits for a course in happiness? I kid you not, kids.It’s true.   Read More...

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    Not too Serious, Except the Impact

    I received some great advice many years ago: “Work as though everything depends on you.  Pray as though everything depends on God.”  I can’t help but think that whether they realize it or not, the folks at Mel’s Charities are living that wise counsel each day - at least that was the impression I left with after visiting with LW alumnus and Mel’s Charities Digital Media Manager, Kevin Winter.              Kevin h...  Read More...

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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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