Partners – Emergency Lodging

In their junior year, all MIAD students complete a four credit Social Science course (HS380), which includes 35 hours of service in the Milwaukee metro area. Below is a list of over 200 organizations committed to strengthening the community, utilizing both grassroots and well-established means. MIAD students and alumni have worked with all of these organizations to better understand the issues that they deal with and to give of their time and energy.

Learn more about the work of these organizations and how you can volunteer your time – visit one of our community partners listed below. Names in violet identify partners who have been honored by MIAD for the work that they do.

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American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Contact: http://www.redcross.org/local/wisconsin

Daystar:
The mission of Daystar is to provide a long term, safe haven where abused women are empowered to embrace life.
Contact: http://www.daystarinc.org/

Grateful Girls:                                                                                                                                                Grateful Girls is a 501c3 non-profit organization that is geared to inspire, motivate and encourage girls, teens and women of all ages.                                                                                              Contact: http://www.gratefulgirls.org/Home.html

La Causa:
La Causa, Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded in 1972 that prevents abuse and provides education and social services to thousands of Milwaukee County residents. For nearly 40 years, La Causa has been totally committed to helping low-income children and parents overcome the odds in some of Milwaukee’s poorest — yet most diverse — neighborhoods.
Contact: http://www.lacausa.org/

Milwaukee Women’s Center:
To provide holistic care to empower women and families who are experiencing abuse to live safe, independent and healthy lives.
Contact: http://www.mwcinc.org/

Salvation Army of Milwaukee County:
The Salvation Army strives to be timely and efficient as it examines and addresses needs within a community. It continues to seek ways to change people’s lives by elevating the human spirit through the gift of Christian love. We lift people up – get them on their feet – help them grow in all dimensions of life.
Contact: http://www.samilwaukee.org