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megan.bruzan
Due to the cold weather we will be rescheduling The We Got This Garden, located on 9th and Ring, has been working to change the narrative around the Borchert Field neighborhood and the 53206 zip code for the last 13 years. For 12 weeks in the summer up to 100 young people come work to...
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Boxes of Love
We have been selected as the nonprofit to receive proceeds from Give Boxes of Love , a local nonprofit where youth bakes cookies and delivers them locally. Purchase some cookies and support We Got This! If you are in the Milwaukee area, Give Boxes of Love will be having We Got This (corner of 9th...
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Today is Giving First Day – a day that flips the script on Giving Tuesday and asks you to give before Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This summer, We Got This paid out $16,000 to kids who came and worked Saturdays.  Will you join us in donating so that we can give out more in 2024? Can we count...
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When the We Got This leadership team built the budget for the 2023 summer program, we did so hoping to average 30 kids a week during the 12 weeks of the summer program and set the budget for paying kids at $7,200. We are grateful and thankful to be able to say that We Got...
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We wanted to update you on an exciting challenge we are facing at We Got This. From We Got This’ inception, a weekly activity for the group is walking through the neighborhood and picking up trash. Growing up in a clean neighborhood is a luxury that many of our young people do not have, and...
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Saturday Summer Program Starts June 10th from 8AM – noon. All middle and high school youth welcome.
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We are so excited to work with Teens Grow Greens and Webers Greenhouse for plant donations again this year. We are looking to gather plants for the upcoming growing season and will gladly take any plant donations. You can donate $20 for a Plant Box (comes with several plants hand picked for the garden) or go into their store...
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We get a lot of questions specifically asking for ways to help out at We Got This. We Got This is known for a couple of things. Of course we’re known for our founder, Andre Lee Ellis who is now working at The Cage (check out the work being done at The Cage at https://thecagemke.com)....
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Giving First Day
Tuesday, November 22 is Giving First day – a day that flips the script on Giving Tuesday and asks you to give before Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We’re setting a goal today to raise $5000, which is what it costs our organization to maintain the garden spaces throughout the year (outside of work kids do on...
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IT IS OFFICIAL. THE 500 BLACK TUXEDOS EVENT 2022 will be held at THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER on the Lakefront of Milwaukee on Saturday, December 10th, 2022. For signup, donation and volunteer information, click here for thecagemke.com.
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