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File #: 67913    Version: 1 Name: Community Shares of Wisconsin honoring resolution.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/13/2021 In control: Community Development Division
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Enactment date: 10/25/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00695
Title: Community Shares of Wisconsin honoring resolution
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Syed Abbas, Arvina Martin, Christian A. Albouras, Brian Benford, Juliana R. Bennett, Sheri Carter, Nikki Conklin, Jael Currie, Tag Evers, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Grant Foster, Keith Furman, Gary Halverson, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Patrick W. Heck, Lindsay Lemmer, Charles Myadze, Michael E. Verveer, Regina M. Vidaver, Nasra Wehelie
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
10/19/20211 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/13/20211 Community Development Division RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Community Shares of Wisconsin honoring resolution
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WHEREAS, Community Shares of Wisconsin is celebrating 50 years of bringing donors and nonprofits together to address social, economic, and environmental issues; and,

WHEREAS, its member nonprofits are on the front lines in Dane County and throughout Wisconsin to protect our rights and build a safe and sustainable future for all of us; and,

WHEREAS, Community Shares of Wisconsin was originally founded in 1971 as the “Madison Sustaining Fund” and raised funds to bail anti-war protesters out of jail; and,

WHEREAS, in 1972, the Madison Sustaining Fund started raising funds through public sector workplace giving campaigns; and,

WHEREAS, in 1988, Madison Sustaining Fund merged with Aid to Wisconsin Organizations and became known as Community Shares of Wisconsin; and,

WHEREAS, Community Shares of Wisconsin started supporting LGBTQI groups in 1980; and,

WHEREAS, Community Shares of Wisconsin started supporting environmental groups in 1990; and,

WHEREAS, Community Shares of Wisconsin started the Inspiring Voices program to support groups run by the BIPOC community in 2016; and,

WHEREAS, Community Shares of Wisconsin started the Big Share online giving day in 2015, which raised over $756,000 in 2021 and now serves 70 nonprofit members; and,

WHEREAS, Community Shares of Wisconsin marked its 50th anniversary in 2021 by recognizing longtime volunteers and leaders with Anniversary Backyard Heroes Awards - including Andy Giesler, Catherine Kimport, Richard Sals, Janet Zimmerman, Denise Matyka, Nicole Gotthelf, Joan Karan, Marianne Morton, Brian Juchems, Nancy Vue, Emily Dickmann, Wenona Wolf, Bernie Hoes, Denise Jess, Charlie Daniel, Harold Gates, Madison Community Foundation, Wegner CPAs, Chad LaFlash, Rich Storck, Capitol Centre Market, Willy Street Co-op, John Quinlan, John Urban, Veronica Figueroa Velez, Hedi Rudd, Katie Beilfuss, Caryl Terrell; and,

WHEREAS, Comm...

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