Community Fundraising Spotlight
Strong community partnerships make our work possible. Join us in thanking these supporters for making a difference for animals!
Elissa Berkoff at Compass
Each year Elissa thanks her clients with a pie and invites them to contribute to a charitable cause. This year she chose the Wisconsin Humane Society as her cause and she was quite successful! Thank you so much to the generosity of her clients and especially to Elissa for wanting to help the animals!
Stamm Technologies held an internal fundraiser for WHS. They created "Stammrocks" which listed a few items from the WHS wish list and these were put on a giving tree. Employees then chose a "Stammrock" and donated the items. A huge thank you to everyone at Stamm Technologies! The items you brought in will greatly help our furry friends!
B Real Co.
B Real Co asked clients to bring in donations for WHS and they delivered! They collected food, crates, toys, blankets, treats, supplies and a monetary donation! Thank you so much for your kindness, generosity and for helping the animals at WHS!!
RV Great Lakes
The generous people at RV Great Lakes donated blankets and other bedding items to WHS today! Our furry friends will be grateful and warm! Thank you for this kind donation!
A huge shout out to Performance Foodservice! They stopped in last week to donate hand made blankets, a bin full of dog, cat and small animal supplies and 6 cases of fresh produce! All of these items are greatly appreciated and will be put to good use. Thank you for your kindness, generosity and support. Our furry friends thank you as well!
Lakeview Specialty Hospital
The wonderful folks in the Finance Department at Lakeview Specialty Hospital in Waterford chose to raise funds during the holiday season for the furry friends at the WHS Racine Campus. Each year, the team chooses one nonprofit to support and the Racine Campus was honored to be chosen for 2021! The generous gift has directly translated into veterinary care, behavioral support, basic needs items, and so much more for animals in Racine County.
St. Francis Animal Hospital
Thank you St. Francis Animal Hospital! They recently had an open house and collected donations for the Wisconsin Humane Society. We appreciate your generosity and support. These donations make such a difference in the shelter!
Golden Age Pet Parlor
Our incredible friends at Golden Age Pet Parlor in Racine chose to rally the community this winter and collect wish list items for animals in-need at the Wisconsin Humane Society’s Racine Campus. From food to cleaning supplies, the generous gifts will make a huge difference in the shelter and for the companions in care.
Hales Corners Veterinary Clinic
We would like to thank Hales Corners Veterinary Clinic for recently holding a wildly successful supply drive to support local animals! We are honored to have the support of local veterinary clinics and are truly grateful for your efforts. Thank you for your inspiring advocacy!
We are so grateful for the generosity of One Wag pet store in Port Washington. Their owner Emily, with the help of our dedicated WHS volunteer Kelly, held a supply drive and fundraiser during the holiday season to benefit animals at our Ozaukee Campus. We received a big box of high-quality donations along with an amazing $250 donation! Thank you so much for your continued support and creativity with your fundraising efforts!
Skilos - A Family Pet Store
What a fun event! Our friends at Skilos held a pet photos with Santa event where the proceeds benefitted homeless animals at WHS! In their busy day of snapping photos of Jolly Old St. Nick along with his furry friends, they raised a whopping $318 to benefit animals and the people who love them. We cannot thank them enough for their incredible generosity!
We are simply blown away by the incredible support from everyone at Ponyville Ciderfest! This My Little Pony convention hosted a charity auction at their event, and chose the Wisconsin Humane Society as the beneficiary. Through their amazing efforts they raised nearly $100,000 to benefit the animals in our care. This event is the biggest community event on record, and we are so grateful to everyone who supported this fun event. Thank you to everyone at Ponyville Ciderfest!
We were touched to hear we were chosen by Staff Electric Co. as one of the many beneficiaries for their 101 Acts of Kindness initiative in honor of their company’s 101st anniversary. We are grateful for their generous donation, which covered the cost of 101 spay/neuter procedures for homeless animals in the community. WHS performed 10,932 spay/neuter surgeries in total this past year, and that lifesaving work is all made possible by our wonderful supporters in the community like Staff Electric!
Skilos, A Family Pet Store
We are grateful for the generosity and fundraising efforts of Skilos, A Family Pet Store! This wonderful, family-owned business recently opened on the East Side of Milwaukee, and held their first ever Dog Boop event benefiting homeless animals at WHS. We never cease to be amazed by the generosity of local businesses and cannot thank Skilos enough for their support. A special thanks to Zachary Dewitt, Jerad Wagner, and Judy Kurscheidt!
Port Washington State Bank
What a great event! We would like to congratulate Port Washington State Bank on a successful community event and fundraiser benefiting our work at WHS. PWSB held their first-ever Mequon Mutt Show at their new Mequon location. Attendees received a digital photo of their pet, a bandana, and a delicious lunch all for a small donation. A huge thank you to local photographer Curt Lundeen for donating his photographer fee and PWSB for matching donations from the event. Their wonderful efforts were able to raise over $1600 for homeless animals in the community and we could not be more grateful!
Brady Corporation recently held a wonderfully successful supply drive for our Pets for Life (PFL) program. Employees donated items that will directly benefit local, underserved families with pets. Our PFL team assisted 3,636 clients this past year through door-to-door outreach, providing free pet care services and removing barriers like transportation and cost so families could provide important care to the animals they love. Thank you, Brady Corporation, for your commitment to animals and their families in our local community!
WestPoint Financial Group
We are so grateful for the recent generosity from WestPoint Financial Group! Their staff held a supply drive benefitting the many animals and families we serve in the community. Thank you for the impactful support!
Nicolet National Bank
A heartfelt shoutout to Nicolet National Bank for their donations and volunteer help benefiting our furry friends at our Green Bay Campus. They assisted with yard cleanup and brought in a bunch of great supplies. We are thankful for such caring businesses in our local community!
Advocate Aurora St. Luke's
Advocate Aurora St. Luke's amazing team once again held their annual donation drive to support the animals! We are so grateful for their continued support of animals in need. They brought in a whole cart full of supplies from our wish list! Thank you so much for all you do for the animals!
Great Lakes Coca Cola
We want to give a huge thank you to our friends at Great Lakes Coca Cola for their amazing donation drive! Together, they brought in a huge amount of food and supplies for the animals at our shelter. We are blown away by their incredible support, and are so grateful to everyone who chipped in. Thank you!
Select Specialty Hospitals
We love when local companies do supply drives and fundraisers and make it competitive! Select Specialty Hospital has locations in St. Francis and West Allis. As their supply drive gained steam neither team wanted to be outdone and their dueling generosity had an impactful end result for homeless animals. Thank you so much for your ongoing work supporting organizations in the community!
WHS recently needed to take in 160 animals, including 52 ball python snakes, and 108 rats and mice, from a large-scale law enforcement seizure. To help provide the needed supplies for these animals, Kaytee Pets immediately sent over a generous donation that will help set these animals up for success! Thank you to our amazing supporters who quickly sent items from our wish list in this time of need!
Ginkgo Leaf Studio of Cedarburg
Ginkgo Leaf Studio in Cedarburg continued their annual tradition this year of donating holiday gifts to the shelter animals! The staff of Ginkgo Studios donated gifts for critters both big and small! Shelter animals waiting for new homes around the holidays enjoyed dog food and treats, soft dog toys, and lots of other supplies used daily in the shelter! Thank you so much to Ginkgo for thinking of our shelter animals during the holidays! We couldn't be more grateful for your generous support!
Pet Supplies Plus
Two thumbs up for the wonderful giveback campaign from our friends at Pet Supplies Plus in Mequon! The community donated over $1000 in gift cards to Pet Supplies plus that will benefit local homeless animals in need. Thank you to the amazing staff who asked the community for support and everyone who donated, we couldn't do it without you!
Our local friends at CCB Technology chose to support animals in-need this holiday season through a company-wide collection drive. We were so grateful to receive their amazing support! On top of everything that was collected, team members chose to go above and beyond to hand-make animal beds so our companions could be warm and cozy this winter. We couldn’t believe all they brought and are so humbled by their kindness for our furry friends during the hustle and bustle of the season! Thank you CCB Technology!
Mike Hartwell from Shorewest Realtors
We want to give a big thank you to Mike Hartwell for supporting the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society. We were the recipients of a program where they giveback to charitable organizations based on home sales! We were blown away to receive a check for $1,325! The generosity of businesses and individuals, like Mike, make it possible for WHS to provide lifesaving care to more than 40,000 animals every year. Mike, thank you so much! We are truly grateful for your continued commitment to animals in need, and the people who love them, in our community.
Pick 'n Save
We are deeply grateful for the generosity of Pick 'n Save during this time of need. Roundy's donated over $1500 worth of pet supplies in support of our Pets for Life program.Our community outreach team is doing its best to provide supplies to families with pets in the most economically disadvantaged areas of our community. We have seen how important companion animals are during the “Safe at Home” initiative and this substantial donation will help ensure beloved animals have what they need. Thank you Pick 'n Save!
Bentley's Pet Stuff
WOW! We are blown away by the recent donation we received from Bentley's Pet Stuff. Their recent fundraiser raised a truck full of supplies we will be putting to use with our many impactful programs. These donations of pet food and warm dog jackets will be used in our shelter as well as provided to families in the community who need resources for their pets. Thank you for including the community and animal shelters in your mission of philanthropy!
When we received a call from Enterprise Holdings company (Alamo, Enterprise, National) regarding hosting an employee supply drive, we never would have imagined their potential success. Their team filled up three giant bins of food, treats, and supplies for homeless animals and families in the community! A big thanks to their team once again for organizing such a successful drive as well as taking the time to learn more about the work being done here at WHS!
Radio Systems Corporation
I huge thank you to Radio Systems Corporation for your generous donation of pet supplies in support of our foster animals here at the Wisconsin Humane Society! We had 3,915 animals supported by our foster families in 2019 and this fantastic donation will help keep those animals enriched until they find their forever home. Thank you for the generosity of your fantastic products!
When we recently received 20 guinea pigs due to an overwhelmed community member, Kaytee Pets reached out to offer a hand in providing supplies and cages. We were astonished to see the extent of the donation and are so thankful for the help of Central Specialty Pet with their assistance in arranging such a large donation! Included within the substantial donation was 40 cages that completely filled up our transport vehicle! A huge thank you for helping set up our small animals for success in the shelter and in our foster homes!
Camp Bow Wow - Waukesha
We have never been so excited to see a company show up with garbage cans! A huge thanks to the amazing staff of Camp Bow Wow who put together a raffle for anyone who made a donation to their holiday fundraiser and donation drive. The shelter animals are going to be so happy when they get to use all the fantastic supplies that were donated. Thank you for your creativity and willingness to support homeless animals!
Central Bark - Wauwatosa
We are in awe of this generous donation from our friends at Central Bark Wauwatosa! Their fantastic clients purchased food for our Furry Friends Food Bank which helps families who are struggling to provide for their pets in a time of need. These precious donations help keep animals in their homes where they are loved. We cannot be more thankful for their inspiring coordination of the donation drive amounting in over 700 lbs. of pet food for families in our community! We are proud to have such a generous neighbor in the community!
One Wag - Natural Pet Supplies in Port Washington
Oh what fun it is to collect donations from amazing members of the community! During this recent holiday season, our good friends at One Wag created a "Giving Tree" and collected supplies and monetary donations for the homeless animals down the road at our Ozaukee Campus. A special thank you as well to our passionate volunteer Kelly who helped to make it a success. Thank you so much to everyone for your support and generosity during the busy holiday season!
Advocate Aurora Health - Pharmacy Services
Our friends at Advocate Aurora Health Pharmacy Services held a donation drive for the homeless animals of Milwaukee and we could not be more thankful! So many supplies will be put to good use over the holiday season for those in need. Thank you for your generosity and for taking the time to learn about WHS and the work made possible through the support of the community!
Revere Electric Supply of Racine
We are so thankful to the generous staff members of Revere Electric who pooled together contributions to fund a new cat lodging kennel for our Racine Campus! They also brought in a giant box of fantastic treats, toys, and supplies for the homeless animals at our Racine location. WHS is so grateful for the generosity of the passionate individuals who are making a difference in their local community and for those in need! A special thanks to these generous individuals: John Schneider, Scott Abrams, Larry Perfetto, Yogi, and Charles Haas.
Ginkgo Leaf Studio in Cedarburg
What a wonderful holiday surprise for our shelter animals! The staff of Ginkgo Leaf Studios stopped by our WHS Ozaukee Campus this afternoon with sacks of holiday goodies! As in years past, the staff came bearing gifts of all kinds for shelter animals waiting for new homes during the holidays. This year the gifts included dog food and treats, plush dog toys, lots of animal supplies, and even gifts for our turtles! Many thanks to Ginkgo for thinking of our shelter animals during the holidays and for making this their holiday tradition! Ginkgo, we couldn't be more grateful for your generous support!
We would like to thank our friends at Wells Fargo for their day of employee engagement at our Milwaukee Campus! We appreciate them taking the time to learn about the lifesaving work of WHS, made possible by generous individuals and companies like Wells Fargo. The homeless animals definitely loved getting extra enrichment from your staff. Thank you again!
Tishman Speyer - 330 Kilbourn
What a fun event! The beautiful Tishman Speyer property on Kilbourne Avenue graciously hosted a WHS Cuddle Express event where their tenants were able to come and visit with WHS alumni animals. There was an outpouring of supporters coming to the lobby from those who work in the building for some animal interaction helped break up their Monday. After tallying everyone's contributions in addition to a generous gift from Tishman Speyer, we were able to raise $1093.00 for homeless animals in the community over the lunch hour. Thank you to everyone who came out in support and hopefully the cuddles helped brighten your day!
Fox Bros. Piggly Wiggly and High Hopes for Pets
We are so thankful to have been chosen by Fox Bros. Piggly Wiggly and High Hopes for Pets as their charity of the month for October. Donations that were collected at the Fox Bros. Saukville and Port Washington locations raised $1,319.99! In addition, High Hopes donated $3 from every purchase of High Hopes Dog Food or Dog Treats that were sold during that month as well! This was an added amount of $324! A grand total of $1,643.99 was presented to WHS on behalf of both organizations in the image to the right. Thank you so much for all of your generosity and partnership to better the lives of homeless animals!
Two Men and a Truck
Not only does this amazing company help with the heavy lifting during our special events, but they also organized an amazing month-long supply drive! We are so thankful for the great generosity displayed for our local animals by Two Men and a Truck. A big thanks to them as well as all of the businesses that helped host a donation box to collect supplies for their Movers for Mutts campaign including Bentley's Pet Stuff, Milwaukee Radio Group, and Jamison Kaul Mortgage Team. What a super cool idea to help homeless animals!
Aurora Sinai Medical Center
Aurora Sinai's imaging department was kind enough to create and host a chili cookoff in honor of the Wisconsin Humane Society as part of Aurora's Give Well Campaign! Everyone who participated in the tasting event paid a donation that directly went to WHS. This tasty fundraiser raised $287 for animals in need! Thank you to everyone at Aurora who stopped by for their generosity!
Andrew Toyota and Toyota USA
We are so thankful for the generosity of Andrew Toyota and their amazing donation! It was great to visit the dealership with Mickey the kitty and get to know the amazing work that they are doing in the community. Not only did they make a $2500 donation, but they got it matched by Toyota USA! So many lives will be changed by their generosity!
A huge thank you to the employees of CCB Technology and their generosity of time! These passionate employees joined us at our Racine location to help up deep clean the cat adoption area. We are thankful for all of your support and hard work. By donating their time we were able to tackle the task efficiently and with ease. We even squeezed in a bit of time to meet some adorable dogs available for adoption. Thank you for your help!
Sommer's Automotive Group
We are so thankful for the very generous donation of adorable dog toys donated by the kind folks of Sommer's Automotive. On Subaru's national Make a Dog's Day, they came by our Ozaukee Campus and dropped off over 300 dog toys and helped distribute them to the pups! They truly did help make a dog's day! There were so many we were able to distribute them to our Raince and Green Bay locations as well to help make a dog's day in multiple counties. We are so very appreciative of their support!
The kind individuals at local dog chew enrichment company, Frankly Pet, stopped by and made a large donation of collagen chews for our behavior programming here at WHS. We were able to put this generous donation to use in our behavior department where they utilize high-value chews for various assessments. In addition, if we have a pup who needs a bit more enrichment, we offer them supervised chewing sessions! Thank you Frankly Pet for your support!
Al Johnson's Swedish Restaurant & Butik
At the 2019 Goat Parade, Al Johnson's Swedish Restaurant & Butik presented the Wisconsin Humane Society with a $10,000 check – their entire award for being named Best Small Business in America by Rubicon Global. We are honored Al Johnson’s chose to support our mission with this incredible gift. But wait, there’s more! As if that generous donation wasn’t enough, they also sold exclusive Al Johnson’s + WHS collaboration t-shirts in their Butik with 100% of the proceeds coming back to us. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all your support! We, the animals included, are eternally grateful.
Our friends at Capital Electric are so kind, and we want to thank them for thinking of the animals! They held a brat fry fundraiser to support the shelter, and raised an incredible $500! They stopped down and met Stanley here at our Milwaukee Campus, and dropped off some blanket donations as well! We are truly grateful to all of the kinds folks at Capital Electric and their commitment to the animals. Thank you!
We want to give a heartfelt thank you to our friends at Fein Brothers, who stopped by our Milwaukee Campus with a big donation! They collected items from our wish list for the last two months to support the animals. We were so impressed with how everyone banded together to support our furry friends in need! Thank you so much, Fein Brothers!
We were so excited to have Maxx's Munchery stop in our Milwaukee Campus! This mother/daughter duo are passionate about their rescue animals, and they inspired them to start their local dog treat business! They decided to give back a portion of their sales every month to WHS, where they've adopted a few of their beloved pups. On top of that, one of Maxx'x Munchery's loyal customers decided to purchase a special order to deliver to the animals at the shelter! We are absolutely blown away by the kind folks at Maxx's. Thank you for all you do!
Our friends at Henry Schein completely blew us away with their kindness! They organized a "Fill the Trailer" donation drive to benefit the shelter. They collected items from our wish list, as well as monetary donations totaling $536! When they asked to bring the donations down to the shelter, we had no idea that they would bring 6 carts worth of items! Needless to say, we owe all of the generous employees at Henry Schein a big thank you! You've had a huge impact on the animals.
Brew City Crafters
We want to give a big thank you to our friends at Brew City Crafters! They hosted their 2nd Annual Spring Fling Art and Craft fair over two days. They decided to donate a portion of all of the ticket sales from the event would benefit the animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society. They raised an incredible $797.50 to support our furry friends! Wow! Thank you again to the whole Brew City Crafters team. This donation will go a long way towards supporting animal care.
Wow! We can't say thank you enough to our friends at Freya Salon. They hosted the Puppy Love give back event in February, where they donated a portion of their product sales to help the animals here at the Wisconsin Humane Society. They also collected items from our wish list to help our furry friends! All together, Freya Salon raised an amazing $1,083! Thank you so much, Freya!
Painting With a Twist
Our friends at Painting With a Twist stopped down at our Milwaukee Campus this last weekend, and we couldn't be more grateful! They hosted a "Paint Your Pet" event, and gave back a portion of the proceeds to the animals here at the Wisconsin Humane Society, raising $300! We are continually in awe of their incredible kindness. Thanks Painting With a Twist!
Blue Bat Kitchen and Tequilaria
Thank you so much to the entire Blue Bat Kitchen family! They recently held their staff holiday party, and decided to take a moment to give back to the animals here at the shelter! Some of our animal ambassadors came down to the party to share our thanks as well. Together, they were able to donate an amazing $250 to help support the animals in our community. Thanks again, Blue Bat!
Fringe Home Furnishing
We want to give a heartfelt thank you to Fringe Home Furnishing for their continued support of the animals here at the shelter! They donated back a portion of their sales throughout the month on January, and we were floored when they stopped in at our Ozaukee Campus with a $3,000 check! Thank you so much Jessica, and everyone at Fringe Home Furnishing for your incredible generosity!
Avenue M Salon & Spa
We are so grateful for the community support from businesses and their furry friends, like our buddy Jack here from Avenue M Salon & Spa! Avenue M donated back a percentage of their product sales from the month of December, as well as collecting donations for the pups in our shelter. They stopped in at our Milwaukee Campus to drop off a donation of $500! Wow! Thank you so much to everyone at Avenue M Salon & Spa for their dedication to the animals.
Piggly Wiggly in Saukville
We want to give a big thank you to the Fox Brothers Piggly Wiggly in Saukville! They chose WHS as one of their Charities of the Month this last October! By collecting donations, and the High Hopes give back program, they were able to donate $491.66. We are so grateful for their continued generosity, and for thinking of the animals!
Empower Credit Union
Thank you so much to everyone at Empower Credit Union for their generosity this holiday season! We were so thrilled when they let us know they wanted to hold a donation drive to help the animals, and were blown away by everything they brought in!
The kind folks at Empower brought in many high need items from our wish list, including small animal supplies, baby food for wildlife, and cat litter for our Furry Friends Food pantry. This was such a huge help to the shelter, especially during the busy holiday season. Thank you so much!
Ginkgo Leaf Studio of Cedarburg
Was it Santa that we saw stopping by the WHS Saukville Campus this afternoon? Pretty close - it was the staff from Ginkgo Leaf Studios in Cedarburg! This week, as in years past, the staff came bearing gifts of all kinds from our wish list for shelter animals waiting for new homes during the holidays. This year the gifts included dog food and treats, soft dog toys and other supplies used daily in the shelter! Thank you so much to Ginkgo for thinking of our shelter animals during the holidays! We couldn't be more grateful for your generous support.
Wow! Everyone here at the Wisconsin Humane Society's Milwaukee Campus want to give a huge thank you to our friends at Wooftrax! They donated 110 4lb bags of dog food for our Furry Friends Food Pantry. This is so meaningful for families in our community experiencing temporary hardship, especially during the holiday season. Everyone here at WHS, including the animals, are so grateful for Wooftrax's generous donation! Thank you!
American Family Insurance
We were so grateful when the Margaret Moll Agency of American Family Insurance reached out to let us know they were donating $1,000 to the animals this holiday season. Two of Margaret's clients had nominated the Wisconsin Humane Society to receive a donation through American Family Insurance's Dreams Foundation Charity Donation program, and they were 1 of 250 submissions to be chosen this year!
The story got event better when we met Doug, Jennifer, and their little pup Molly. They mentioned that Molly was adopted from WHS ten years ago, and was their inspiration for choosing WHS for the program. It turned out that Molly was one of the Puppy Haven rescues from the Wisconsin Humane Society's shut down of the breeding facility 10 years ago. We were so thrilled to see how well Molly's been doing, and we are so grateful to Jennifer, Doug, Margaret, and the entire American Family Insurance team for their generosity.
Our Space, Inc.
We want to give a heartfelt thank you to the folks at Our Space who stopped down to the shelter yesterday! They worked hard to bring some holiday cheer to our animals by making toys for the dogs and cats. We are so appreciative of their kindness! Thanks Our Space!
Thank you so much to all of the kind folks at Brady Corporation. We are so grateful for their continuous support of the animals in our community.
This fall, Brady organized a donation drive to help the animals. As you can see, they brought in two large carts of donations! Wow! They also did a fundraiser through our Everydayhero platform, raising $2400. Thanks so much for your incredible generosity, Brady!
Wow! We were so grateful to all of the folks at Boyle Fredrickson, when they stopped in with these donations last week. They spent the month of October collecting donations from our wish list for the shelter, as well as our Furry Friends Food Pantry.
The kind folks at Boyle Fredrickson brought in large bags of food, boxes of toys and treats, and donations of much needed cat litter! Thank you so much for your generosity, and giving back to the animals in need in our community!
Gathering on the Green's Battle of the Industry Bands
We want to give a big thank you to Gathering on the Green's Battle of the Industry Bands! US Bank sponsored the participating band, the TYME Machine, whose band members are all employees of US Bank! The band won the Battle of the Bands, and donated their winnings back to the Wisconsin Humane Society Ozaukee Campus.
With their winnings, The TYME Machine and US Bank were able to donate $1,000 to help the animals! We are so humbled by US Bank and their employees' continued support of the animals in our community. Your generosity will have a huge impact!
Five O'Clock Steakhouse
Thank you so much to our friends at Five O'Clock Steakhouse! Last week, they hosted a spectacular beer dinner where a portion of all of the ticket sales for the dinner benefitted the Wisconsin Humane Society. What a fun way to enjoy local businesses and support the animals in our community!
Five O'Clock Steakhouse ended up raising $856 for the animals that evening. We are so grateful for their continued support! Thank you Five O'Clock Steakhouse!
We are in awe of the folks at the Brady Corporation after they invited WHS to participate at their annual Brady Walk. Over 180 employees elected to walk in honor of the Wisconsin Humane Society that day, which amounted to an incredible donation of $13,834.
To all of the employees at Brady, we say thank you to supporting the animals in our community. It was a beautiful day, and we were so humbled to attend.
Uptown Ford Lincoln
We want to give a big thank you to our friends at Uptown Ford Lincoln, who held an Open House benefiting the Wisconsin Humane Society the other week. They shared resources and materials about WHS with their customers, and for every car they sold that day, donated back $100 to the shelter.
At the end of the day, Uptown Ford Lincoln donated $830! We are so grateful for their continued support. Thank you!
We are humbled by the wonderful employees at FIS Global for hosting a company-wide Pet Photo Contest, bake sale, and employee campaign in March to raise funds for WHS. Their incredible efforts totaled more than $12,000 to help homeless animals - absolutely astonishing!
This generous gift will help save many thousands of animals just like this pup, Gigi, pictured here alongside Monica Weggeman of FIS Global and our incredible WHS staff. Thank you for making a difference.
Marquette University Police Department
This past week, the Marquette University Police Department and Marquette University celebrated Nattie's birthday. Nattie is a WHS Alum, and former PAL dog. In honor of her birthday, and her connection with WHS, the MUPD decided to throw a birthday party for Nattie, and collect donations for the animals here at the shelter! Thank you so much MUPD and Marquette! Happy Birthday, Nattie!
Painting With a Twist
Thank you so much to the folks at Painting With a Twist! They held a charity painting night in honor of the Wisconsin Humane Society, and gave a gift of $300! We are so appreciative of their generous support. They also brought us this lovely, WHS-themed painting. How cool! Thanks, Painting With a Twist!
We want to say thank you from the bottom of our hearts to the kind employees at Lucas Milhaupt! They held a fundraiser for the animals, and stopped down to our Milwaukee Campus today to deliver the funds. They raised an incredible $550 to help the animals in need here at the shelter. Thank you so much for your generosity!
Brew City Craft Show LLC
We were so thankful when Brew City Craft Show brought in their donations from their Spring Craft Fair! Their vendors and attendees brought in donations of food, toys, and more to help support the animals, as well as raising $81.50 for WHS! We are so grateful to have this community support. Thank you!
Shorewood Animal Hospital
We want to say thank you to Trish, the receptionist at Shorewood Animal Hospital, who makes these cute fleece blankets to put over cat carriers for their patients. Shorewood Animal Hospital sells them, and donates the proceeds back to the Wisconsin Humane Society. The most recent quarterly donation was $170.00! Thank you Shorewood Animal Hospital and Trish for making these, and for all the clients who have purchased them! Your committment to animals is inspiring.
Pourvino Winebar & Bistro
Thank you to Pourvino Winebar & Bistro in Grafton! Pourvino collected wish list items for our homeless shelter animals and we cannot be more grateful. From dog toys to paper towels to foods of all kinds! Thank you so much to Pourvino & Pourvino customers for your generous support!
Gingko Leaf Studio
We know the holidays are here when the staff from Ginkgo Leaf Studio stops in! They come bearing gifts of all sizes for the shelter animals. This year they brought in kongs, dog toys, treats, and supplies of all kinds! Thank you so much to Ginkgo for thinking of our shelter animals during the holidays!
We would like to give a huge thank you to Nora Collins and her fans! Nora is on tour with with Brandy Clark, and decided to support the Wisconsin Humane Society on her recent stop in Johnson Creek. She asked concert attendees to donate items for the shelter. When Nora brought the donations in, we were blown away! Thank you to Nora and everyone who donated.
Sommer's Subaru in Mequon
We are so grateful to the folks at Sommer's Subarau in Mequon for their cutest dog contest they held in honor of the Wisconsin Humane Society. They donated $1 for every FB like they gained on their dog contest post, donating a total of $1500! They also donated kits for animals arriving at the shelter, as well as animals going home with their new families. Thank you so much for your generosity!
Bon Ton Private Brand
A huge thank you goes to the members of the Bon Ton Private Brand team for supporting the Wisconsin Humane Society with a donation drive! Together they collected more than $821 of supplies off of our wish list to help the animals at all of our campuses, as well as giving a gift of $2041.66. We are so humbled by your generosity. Thank you!
Thank you to the employees at PepsiCo for choosing the Wisconsin Humane Society to benefit from not one, but two employee fundraisers in 2017! First, they chose WHS to benefit from their Super Bowl office pool last February that raised nearly $300, and this past October they held a company-wide donation drive where employees brought in items from our wishlist. A big thank you to everyone at PepsiCo for their generosity and support of animals in need!
We can't get enough of these adorable bow ties! In honor of Alex Hart-Upendo Day on September 30th, Alex, CEO of Build-A-Bow LLC, stopped by our Racine Campus to drop off his handmade bow ties, as well as treats for the animals. These doggy bow ties will help our furry friends find forever homes - and look out for them on our Ambassador Animals at the Gala this year! Thank you so much, Alex!
We were blown away by all of the donations collected by BMO employees at their Health Care Fair this year! Thank you to all the employees who donated for our Furry Friends Food Bank and all of the shelter animals here at WHS!
We are humbled by the wonderful employees at FIS Global for hosting company-wide bake sales, jeans days and silent auctions in March to raise funds for WHS. Their incredible efforts totaled more than $11,700 to help homeless animals - absolutely astonishing!
This generous gift will help save many thousands of animals just like pups Kay & Rue, pictured here alongside WHS President & CEO, Anne Reed, and Monica Weggeman of FIS Global. Thank you for making a difference.
Hupy & Abraham, S.C.
Thanks to our friends at Hupy & Abraham, S.C., for generously supporting our emergency services program. Their contribution helps to provide medication, treatment and lifesaving care to the animals who need us most. Donor support is vital to saving lives, and we are truly grateful! Learn more about this philanthropic-minded company at www.hupy.com.
Olsen's Piggly Wiggly in Cedarburg
We're touched by the generosity and support from Olsen's Piggly Wiggly in Cedarburg for coordinating a donation drive for WHS! Thank you also to the kind shoppers who purchase these pre-filled bags of donations for our shelter animals! This donation drive is currently ongoing, and we are grateful for the continued support!
Central Bark Milwaukee Menomonee Valley
Our jaws dropped when we saw the plethora of dog food, cat food, cat litter, and dog treats donated by Central Bark Milwaukee Menomonee Valley! We are incredibly thankful for this generous donation for our Furry Friends Food Pantry! This program helps to keep animals in homes with their families where they are loved, and we are so grateful for your support in helping us to make this program possible!
The Martin Group with Keller Williams Realty in Mequon
We are increadibly grateful to The Martin Group for raising over $1,100 to support our livesaving work! Your generosity and kindness helps to fuel our work and allows us to continue to provide for the animals who come through our doors! We can't thank you enough!
Sobelman's Pub and Grill
Thank you to Sobelman's Pub and Grill for choosing WHS to benefit from Sobelman's Gives Back! The event raised over $200, and your support will truly make a difference in the lives of our shelter animals! Thank you for enabling us to save more lives!
Ginkgo Leaf Studio
Jim and Kristin of Ginkgo Leaf Studio in Cedarburg stopped at the Ozaukee Campus today to drop off their annual Christmas gifts for the shelter dogs. This has become a Christmas tradition for Ginkgo and we could not be more appreciative! Kongs, treats, nylabones, dog dishes and puppy pads! Thank you so much to Ginkgo Leaf Studio for thinking of our shelter dogs during the holidays!
We are so thankful to Ascension Wisconsin in Glendale for their tremendous support! In light of St. Francis of Assisi's Feast Day in October, they collected a huge assortment of items from our wishlist! The items (including paper towels, dog food, cat food, towels, puppy pads, and more) will go a long way in helping our shelter animals during their stay!
Can't Stop the Serenity - Milwaukee
A huge thank you to Can't Stop the Serenity (Milwaukee) for raising over $1,500 to support the animals at WHS! We appreciate all the time and effort you dedicated to making this event a successful fundraiser for the animals! We are thankful for community support from businesses like yours who make it possible for us to continue our mission of saving lives and helping animals in the community!
Rosencutter Ultra Fitness
We are forever thankful to Rosencutter Ultra Fitness and Performance in Wauwatosa for choosing WHS to benefit from their 2nd Annual Deadlifting Donuts Charity Powerlifting Meet! Over $2,000 was raised from this competition! Because of this generosity, we will be able to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome animals in need! As if it couldn't get any better, owner Alex Rosencutter and WHS shelter pup "Parker" met at the event and Parker now has a forever home with Alex!
Jen's Sweet Treats
We are touched by the kindness and support of Jen's Sweet Treats in Cudahy for responding generously to the needs of a Red Fox from Cudahy. The fox was admitted to our Wildlife Department after he got a rat trap stuck on his paw. He required a lot of medial intervention, but the leg was saved and the fox was released back to wild! We are forever grateful to Jen's Sweet Treats for raising over $950 to help support his rehabilitation.
City of Cedarburg Parks and Recreation
We are grateful to the City of Cedarburg Parks and Recreation for hosting a refreshing "Doggy Dip" for pups to raise funds for Wisconsin Humane Society! The proceeds form this event truly helped to make a difference in the lives of the animals in our care! Thanks a million!
Kohler Credit Union
A huge thank you to Kohler Credit Union branches in both Ozaukee and Sheboygan for choosing Wisconsin Humane Society to benefit from the donation drive at your company picnic! We are grateful to charity minded businesses like yours who help to support our mission and enable us save more lives!
Many thanks to Eaton Corporation in South Milwaukee for raising over $500 and collecting a plethora of items from our wish list! Our dogs are jumping for joy with their new assortment of toys and treats! We're so grateful to businesses like yours who support the animals so generously and help to fuel our work at WHS!
We are truly grateful for the generosity of Cousins Subs in Thiensville, Port Washington, and Grafton for raising over $800 during "donation day" for the Ozaukee Campus! Your fundraising efforts will go a long way in helping us to care for the animals!
Great Lakes Distillery
A huge thank you to Great Lakes Distillery for their generosity in choosing WHS to benefit from their event in celebration of National Dog Day! Over $600 was raised from this fun, dog friendly event, where attendees gathered on the patio for socialization, signature drinks, and delicious food!