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Done in a Day: McKey Club Gift Distribution
Location:
Date & Time: December 18, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Are you ready for the holidays? We get so caught up in the hustle and bustle that we may forget about the many people in our community who don’t have the resources to celebrate. 100 years ago, Douglas McKey decided to do something to help people in Milwaukee by getting together a group of his friends to distribute gifts to needy family and seniors. This Milwaukee tradition has grown and expanded over the years along with the support of the Rotary Club of Milwaukee. This year the Douglas F. McKey Christmas Club will again deliver gifts carrying on a Milwaukee tradition that began in 1917.

 

We’re looking for Rotarian’s to help on December 18th  from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. helping to  distribute the gifts to families and seniors throughout Milwaukee  See the McKey Club  website for more details:  www.mckeychristmasclub.org or contact Rotarian Janine Kolbeck at 414-944-9114 with questions

 

Best wishes for the holidays.

Done-In-A-Day – Bell Ringing for the Salvation Army
Location:
Date & Time: December 4, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Salvation Army Bell Ringing – Done in a Day
Date: December 4, 2021
Locations:
Milwaukee Public Market #1 – Main Entrance at 400 N. Water St.
&
Metro Market at 1123 N. Van Buren St.
Time: 11 AM to 3 PM – 1-hour shifts

 

Please sign up HERE. Thank You!

Done-In-A-Day at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
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Date & Time: November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Help needed! The pandemic has only increased the need to supply food for those who face hunger. Please join the Done-In-A-Day committee for a few hours to help with the enormous task Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin faces in trying to meet the needs of the community.

Volunteers are needed to sort and package food at their location at 1700 West Fond Du Lac on Saturday, November 6 from 9 AM until noon. Children are ten or older are welcome but must be accompanied by their parent or guardian.

Done-in-a-Day – St. Ann Center Volunteer Day
Location:
Date & Time: September 4, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tree Planting with the UEC
Location: Urban Ecology Center: Riverside Park
Date & Time: May 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Volunteers will help to ensure future tree canopy diversity within the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum. Small tree whips had been planted by Rotary Club of Milwaukee, other volunteers and volunteer groups over the past few years. The trees are now at the size to need the next level of protection to ensure their survivability within the Arboretum.

 

Volunteers will help to secure the mesh tree protection and stakes around the trees identified by the Urban Ecology Center’s Forester within the Arboretum lands. Wear appropriate clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty!   Bring gloves and a mask. We will work 6 feet apart.

Tree Planting with the UEC
Location: Urban Ecology Center: Riverside Park
Date & Time: May 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Volunteers will help to ensure future tree canopy diversity within the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum. Small tree whips had been planted by Rotary Club of Milwaukee, other volunteers and volunteer groups over the past few years. The trees are now at the size to need the next level of protection to ensure their survivability within the Arboretum.

 

Volunteers will help to secure the mesh tree protection and stakes around the trees identified by the Urban Ecology Center’s Forester within the Arboretum lands. Wear appropriate clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty!   Bring gloves and a mask. We will work 6 feet apart.

Tree Protection Preparation at the UEC
Location: Urban Ecology Center: Riverside Park
Date & Time: May 6, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Help prepare for our Done in a Day “Urban Ecology Center Tree Protection” outing by helping to make tree cages at the UEC on Thursday, May 6th between 10:30am and 1:30pm.  The cages will be placed around small trees at the Urban Ecology Center on Saturday, May 8th and Saturday, May 22nd (see Done in a Day info).

No skills needed.

Clean Up with Johnsons Park Neighborhood Association
Location: Johnsons Park Pavilion
Date & Time: April 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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The Rotary Club of Milwaukee has a long history of working with the members of the Johnsons Park Community.  Twice a year we roll up our sleeves and work alongside our Johnson Park friends to pick up any trash in the park and on the Brown Street playground — and we are planning the spring clean-up for Saturday, April 24th (rescheduled from April 10th). We will meet at the south end of Johnsons Park (located near Brown and 20th St.) at 11:00 am.  The cleanup will run until 2:00 pm.  Stay for an hour, or stay for three – we will take whatever time you have available.  Bring your own gloves, other supplies will be provided. Hope to see you there!

River Clean Up with Milwaukee Riverkeeper
Location: Riverside High School
Date & Time: April 24, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Milwaukee Riverkeeper provides the gloves, trash bags, and amazing FREE T-SHIRTS. YOU provide the people power to pick up the interesting and sometimes bizarre trash that finds its way into our beautiful river system. Together, we can help restore our waterways.

 

From 9am to noon on April 24th, we will be cleaning up the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum along the river. Meeting place is Riverside University High School parking lot at 1615 E. Locust St.

 

Registration is now closed.

Volunteer at Feeding America
Location: Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
Date & Time: March 12, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Done in a Day committee is looking for six volunteers to help sort food at Feeding America from 1 to 3:30pm. Email Michelle in the Rotary Office if you would like to participate.