Jefferson County Chapter 

Join our network of around 30 members invested in empowering nonprofits and improving their communities. No committees, no fundraising, no event planning, but in the span of one hour, approximately $2,000.00 is raised to support our local charities.

Membership Levels
Basic $50.00 per quarter (contribute to main charity only)
Premium $100.00 per quarter ($50 to each charity)
Executive $200 per quarter ($100 to each charity)

Next Meeting: Thursday, November 16th, 2023

Sunshine Brewing Company
121 S. Main Street, Lake Mills

6:00 – 7:00pm –  Social Hour (Food & drinks for purchase)
7:00 – 8:00pm – Presentations 

Presentations will begin at 7:00pm and we will hear from:

Past Recipients:

  • Suzi Schoenhoft- New Beginnings- NB helps victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and beyond. New Beginnings

New Presenters:

  • Jude Christensen – Crossroads House of Watertown provides families and individuals with resources and programs that can help them with rent, utility and heating bills.
  • Sara Ariss – Jefferson Food Pantry provides full pantry services to residents of the Jefferson School District. 

    Upcoming 2024 Meetings

    Thursday February 15th
    Thursday, May 16th
    Thursday, August 15th
    Thursday, November 21st


    Any member may nominate a charity in Jefferson County that serves the
    under-resourced and is a designated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

    For more information, contact Laura Pennington:
    847-295-8466 or [email protected]

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County

    Youth mentoring programming

    Boys and Girls Club of Fort Atkinson

    Serving youth in the Fort Atkinson community


    Christmas Neighbors of Jefferson County

    Bringing the joy of Christmas to communities in Jefferson

    Club 55 Lake Mills Senior Center

    Support and activities for community members aged 55 and over

    Community Dental Clinic

    Provides basic dental health services to uninsured

    Crossroads House of Watertown


    Food Pantry of Lake Mills

    Provide a variety of food to those in need, in a respectful environment

    Grants for Gals

    Grants for Gals is a non-traditional scholarship program that provides a grant to local girls and women to help meet an educational, cultural, leadership, or professional advancement need.

    Haus of Peace

    A safe environment for families in need

    Jefferson County Literacy Council

    Building Strong Communities through Literacy

    Jefferson County Veterans Foundation

    Provides aid and assistance to local veterans

    Lake Mills EMS

    Providing around-the-clock quality emergency care


    New Beginnings


    PADA – People Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse

    Assisting victims and educating the community

    PAVE (Protect Advocate Validate Educate)

    Empowering those affected by violence. We serve individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence regardless of age, gender expression, sexual orientation, race and socioeconomic status.


    Rainbow Hospice Care

    Provides in-home and inpatient care services for terminally ill patients


    Recovery Support Center

    Support for those struggling with addiction

    Rock River Free Clinic

    Free clinic caring for those with no health insurance

    Safe Families

    Protecting children from potential neglect or abuse arising from a crisis

    Studio 84

    A creative focus on the abilities through the Arts. They specialize in the creative and vocational development of people with disabilities including those with Autism, Down Syndrome.

    St. Vincent De Paul – Lake Mills

    Offering person-to-person service to those who are needy

    Sunrise Reach

    Sunrise Reach was founded on the concept of improving access and equity for the underserved, underprivileged, and marginalized populations of our community through “pop-up” assistance and awareness.

    Tomorrow’s Hope

    Providing help for those in our community affected by life-limiting illnesses

    Trudy’s Room

    A place for needy families in the Fort Atkinson Wisconsin area to obtain infant and young child necessities.


    November 2022

    August 2022

    May 2022

    November 2021

    August 2021

    May 2021

    • Family Promise of Waukesha Countyfamilypromisewaukesha.org
      c/0 Denise Halloran’s Jefferson County Furniture Fund
    • $500 Grant to God Touch Ministries

    November 2020

    • Dave Gallup Foundation
    • Haus of Peace

    September 2020

    • Adoration Abode

    August 2020

    • Real Hope Community Church
    • Lake Mills Emergency Medical Services Inc.
    • Haus of Peace

    June 2020

    • Lake Mill Emergency Medical Services Inc.
    • Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin

    May 2020

    • Crossroads House of Watertown
    • Angels Among Us Thrift Store
    • Rock River Community Clinic
    • Jefferson County Cancer Coalition
    • Haus of Peace

    March 2020

    • Dave Gallup Foundation
    • Jefferson County Literary Council
    • Real Hope Community Church
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    Make Your Quarterly Contribution

    If you are unable to attend, the group still depend on your donation commitment to the selected charity. Please be sure to make your contribution by sending a check with another member to the meeting, or mailing a check immediately after the meeting. You can also make a payment to the selected charity through our Community Purse Giving Fund at the National Christian Foundation by clicking the button below.

    *Please note: We request that a 3% credit processing fee be added for online credit card transactions.
    For account transfer donations, there is no fee.


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