First Congregational Church of Christ
Fall Auction (Pasty Dinner)
Each year First Congregational Church of Christ organizes a Pasty Dinner and donates a portion of the funds to a charity. In 2020, due to the pandemic, the dinner turned into an online auction to raise funds.
The Church chose Family Advocates as a donation recipient of over $950!
December 15, 2020
Kalyn Tranel, Sarah Gruel, Karly Timmerman, & Melissa Timmerman
These four ladies helped organize a community fundraiser to supply children with Scentsy Buddies as Christmas Gifts. They donated over 150 Scentsy Buddies to our Platteville Giving Tree! Scentsy Buddies are a multi-sensory experience. Special needs children and adults often fall in love with Scentsy Buddies for just this reason.
October 29, 2020
Pioneer Ford donated $1,000 this month! $500 was to kick start the Platteville Community Giving Tree project to help families in the area who have been impacted by the pandemic who may need help this holiday season. The remainder of the donation helped to keep the shelter stocked with pandemic cleaning and protective supplies.
Thank you Tim Boldt & Pioneer Ford!
December 15, 2019
R.W. Hoefer Foundation
Dupaco Community Credit Union
The Hoefer Foundation awarded Family Advocates with grant funds in order to supply families with household items including beds.
These families have been in shelter and often have nothing to begin their new chapter in their new homes. Through the foundation's generosity, we can help fill their homes with comfort.
December 13, 2019
Platteville Optimist Club
The Optimist organization awarded Family Advocates with funding to help send young adults from Platteville schools to a Teen Summit from End Abuse Wisconsin.
Teens will explore ways to promote healthy relationships and prevent dating violence and sexual assault. The goal is to learn new strategies for successful prevention and education on teen issues.
December 1, 2019
In the month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness month, Pioneer Lanes donated a dollar from every breakfast buffet purchased. Pioneer Lanes did this two Sundays in October promoting domestic violence awareness.
Thank you to Pioneer Lanes and their patrons for $485!
November 11, 2019
Theisen's Home Farm Auto
Theisen's Home Farm Auto continues their community support with the Theisen's family awarding non-profits over $300,000 in grants.
Theisen's awarded Family Advocates a grant to provide victims with emergency assistance for clothing at the hospital, new locks for their home, a cell phone, and other needs a victim or their family may have after a trauma.
May 1, 2019
Alliant Energy Foundation Awards Grant.
Alliant Energy announces funding of our Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault response. This provides a change of clothing to victims whose clothing is used as evidence in a crime or to victims who need emergency shelter with us who need fresh clothing.Grant award $2,000!