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  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    with Jocelyn Cheng and Tim Muma - April 27, 2014
    Multiple sclerosis (MS), an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system, interrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and the rest of the body. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society exists to make sure MS doesn't stop people from moving. Jocelyn D. Cheng is the Senior Manager of Volunteer Development at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Greater Illinois Chapter,...
  • Make-A-Wish
    with Forrest Doolen and Tim Muma - March 22, 2014
    Make-A-Wish grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories, on average, every 38 minutes. Volunteers can participate in a number of ways to help facilitate these wishes. Public Relations Manager for Make-a-Wish Wisconsin, Forrest Doolen, talks with Tim Muma about the various ways you can lend a hand and the benefits volunteers give and receive through...
  • Hunger Task Force
    with Sherrie Tussler and Cady Chesney - February 20, 2014
    Hunger Task Force works to prevent hunger and malnutrition by providing food to people in need today, and by promoting social policies to achieve a hunger-free community tomorrow. We attack the issue of Hunger on two fronts: Advocacy and Food Banking. Join host Cady Chesney and Executive Director Sherrie Tussler to find out how you can contribute to Hunger Task Force by volunteering, what types of roles are available, and w...
  • YMCA
    with Erik Kennedy and Cady Chesney - February 19, 2014
    By becoming a YMCA volunteer you will become part of the Y’s dedicated effort to strengthen communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Volunteers make a difference in the community - and they have a great experience as well! In this episode of Volunteering At, host Cady Chesney will speak with Erik Kennedy from The YMCA about the many ways to give back through volunteering.
  • Special Olympics
    with Amie Dugan and Tim Muma - February 19, 2014
    Special Olympics run events throughout the year and across the country, giving athletes with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to compete, learn and have fun through sports. There are almost limitless opportunities to volunteer for this unique organization. Amie Dugan, Director of Marketing and Communications, talks to Tim Muma about the various ways you can lend a hand, whether it be for one day, one week or as oft...
  • Habitat for Humanity
    with Katie Kowalski and Cady Chesney - February 16, 2014
    Volunteers are the workforce behind the success of Habitat for Humanity. Their homes are constructed almost entirely by volunteers and they mobilize thousands of people each year across the nation. Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity requires no prior construction experience. In this episode of Volunteering At, host Cady Chesney will speak with Katie Kowalski from Habitat for Humanity about the many ways to give back thr...
  • American Cancer Society
    with Mary LaPrairie and Tim Muma - February 5, 2014
    Whether it's giving a cancer patient a ride to chemotherapy, putting together a team for Relay For Life or spreading the word about prevention and detection, individuals can help the American Cancer Society (ACS) with their cause. Mary LaPrairie, the Volunteer Coordinator for the Midwest Division of ACS, talks to Tim Muma about the different ways to offer your time and services. She also touches on how volunteering can bene...
  • The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
    with Hilary Henrickson and Courtney Omernick - December 20, 2013
    The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts offers the best of cultural and community programming. They are home to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Ballet Company, Florentine Opera Company, First Stage Children's Theater and Broadway in Milwaukee. Courtney Omernick speaks with Hilary Henrickson about the various opportunities and benefits of volunteering at the MCPA.
  • Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin
    with Emily Levine and Courtney Omernick - December 16, 2013
    The Autism Society, the nation's leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
  • The Janesville Performing Arts Center
    with Elizabeth Horvath and Courtney Omernick - December 15, 2013
    The Janesville Performing Arts Center will serve as the primary performing arts and entertainment center for Janesville and the greater Rock County area, enabling a diverse mix of performances by resident user groups and touring professionals to enhance the quality of life for current patrons and future generations. Elizabeth Horvath discusses the volunteer opportunities at JPAC, which consist of working in the box office a...