Community Support & Grantors


R.W. Hoefer Foundation

Dupaco Community Credit Union

December 15, 2019

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.


Platteville Optimist Club

Teen Summit

December 13, 2019

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. 

Pioneer Lanes

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!

Theisen's Home Farm Auto

November 11, 2019

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.


VOCA Funding

October 1, 2019

The Victims of Crime Act continues to support and fund operations at Family Advocates with their yearly grant programs.


Q Casino

Customer Donation Boxes

July 9, 2019

Q Casino named Family Advocates as the recipient of the Second Quarter donations from their customers.

These funds will help with insulating our building with spray foam to help make our organization more sustainable by lower our energy needs.


Providing Warmth

May 21, 2019

The Dubuque Racing Association (DRA) announced their grant awards on May 21, 2019.  The DRA awarded Family Advocates $3,000 to help with a portion of the cost to insulate our shelter keeping children and families safe while in our care.  Thank you for your support! 


Platteville Community Fund

Clarence Gribble Trust

May 19, 2019

The Platteville Community Fund recognized Family Advocates with a grant award from the Clarence Gribble Trust in the amount of $800 in support of our Summer Camp for Youth Clients.


Elks Lodge Grant

May 6 , 2019

The Platteville Elks Lodge awarded $1,000 for transportation and supply costs for our Grant County Summer Camp. Thank You!


Alliant Energy Foundation Awards Grant.

May 1, 2019

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!


Sedona Staffing holds non profit contest.

April 30, 2019

Sedona Staffing held a non profit contest to award the winner with $2,500.  Family Advocates received the most votes and won!

Farmhouse Annual Pancake Breakfast.

April 6, 2019

Every year Farmhouse Fraternity at UW-Platteville holds a Pancake Breakfast where a portion of the proceeds benefit the victims at Family Advocates.  Thank you Farmhouse!

Fidelity Bank Brat Sale

April 5, 2019

Fidelity Bank in Platteville donated all the proceeds from their brat sale on April 5th to Family Advocates.  Thank you to Fidelity for their generosity $455!

High Vibe donates run proceeds to shelter.

March 16, 2019

High Vibe Fitness' owner, Jessica Redfearn donated a portion of annual St. Patrick's Day Run on March 16th proceeds to Family Advocates $800.  Thank you High Vibe!

Elmer G. Biddick Grant funds warmth.

January 14, 2019

Family Advocates received partial grant funding from the Elmer G. Biddick Foundation in order to insulate the shelter to keep families warm.


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