Manitowoc MLK Day Online Celebration

Manitowoc MLK Day Online Celebration

Contact: Theresa Collins, 920-629-9166 / MLKDayManitowoc@gmail.com / MLK Day Manitowoc

Manitowoc MLK Day Online Celebration to Honor Peace and Social Justice Legacy of Human Rights Leader

The MLK Day Manitowoc committee will be hosting a celebration Monday, January 18, 2021 from 4-5 P.M. (CST) to honor and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire program will be online and access information will be posted here: facebook.com/MLKDayManitowoc

The planning committee is inviting residents of Manitowoc County and beyond that practice Dr. King’s legacy of peace and social and economic justice and want to learn more. The January 18 program will also feature opportunities for participants to commit to various community service opportunities.

Dr. King was a staunch believer in community service, a supporter of working people and unions, helped develop and support numerous educational opportunities for children and others, raised critical questions about priorities including the costs of war versus social needs and put forth demands such as: jobs or incomes. These contributions of Dr. King will be featured during the January 18 program and leading up to the event on the MLK Day Manitowoc Facebook page.

The planning committee will be meeting often and regularly throughout the next few weeks. For interviews and updates, see above information.

To join event, go to: MLK Day Manitowoc

Wisconsin Family Ties

Wisconsin Family Ties

Wisconsin Family Ties (WFT)

Changing Lives, One Family at a Time

WFT is the only statewide, parent-run organization in Wisconsin working with families that include children with social, emotional or behavioral challenges. We walk beside families to provide emotional support while helping to navigate the complex service and treatment systems with which they are involved .

Our statewide network of highly-trained parent peer specialists provides assistance across domains

In the Community  Parent peer specialists help parents better understand and navigate local services and supports.  They teach parents collaboration strategies to build stronger working relationships with providers.

At School  Parent peer specialists act as an objective liaison between families, schools, case managers and service providers, working to ensure that school plans are effective and appropriate.

At Home  Parents peer specialists help families identify strategies they can use to reduce conflict and encourage prosocial behavior.  We offer hope and encouragement in challenging times, help to prevent crises, and provide telephone support at times other service are unavailable.


Find out more about us on our webpage at https://www.wifamilyties.org/ or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/wisconsinfamilyties/

Homeless/Housing Webinar-Session 2

Homeless/Housing Webinar-Session 2

The Lakeshore Continuum of Care, a coalition of agencies whose goal is to end homelessness in our area, will be hosting the Director of the WI Balance of State, Carrie Poser, for an online go-to meeting for a 2-part series on homelessness in our area. The first part will take place on Monday, February 1 from 1-3pm. The topic will include how local homelessness issues relate to the big picture of homelessness across the state and nation, how to develop a more comprehensive system to address homelessness in our area and how to build our coalition to include local government, school systems, affordable housing developers, public housing authorities, law enforcement, and others for a more complete plan. Part 2 will take place on Monday, February 8th from 1-3pm and will look at local data that can help identify gaps, strengths and begin discussion about next steps needed to strengthen our coordinated efforts.

The Big Picture Session #2

Virtual Homeless & Housing Presentation — February 8, 2021

WIBOSCOC Balance of State Continuum of Care

For presentation scheduled Feb 8th, 1 PM-3PM, here is the webinar link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8889681664646459915

For more information:
Ryan.graham@wibos.org
(715) 225-0164


The Wisconsin Balance of State Continuum of Care (WIBOSCOC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving all the counties in Wisconsin, except Dane, Milwaukee, and Racine. ​Our membership is comprised of agencies who serve, support and care about those experiencing homelessness.

 

Homeless/Housing Webinar-Session 1

Homeless/Housing Webinar-Session 1

The Lakeshore Continuum of Care, a coalition of agencies whose goal is to end homelessness in our area, will be hosting the Director of the WI Balance of State, Carrie Poser, for an online go-to meeting for a 2-part series on homelessness in our area. The first part will take place on Monday, February 1 from 1-3pm. The topic will include how local homelessness issues relate to the big picture of homelessness across the state and nation, how to develop a more comprehensive system to address homelessness in our area and how to build our coalition to include local government, school systems, affordable housing developers, public housing authorities, law enforcement, and others for a more complete plan. Part 2 will take place on Monday, February 8th from 1-3pm and will look at local data that can help identify gaps, strengths and begin discussion about next steps needed to strengthen our coordinated efforts.

The Big Picture Session #1

Virtual Homeless & Housing Presentation — February 1, 2021

WIBOSCOC Balance of State Continuum of Care

For presentation scheduled Feb 1st, 1 PM-3PM, here is the webinar link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8889681664646459915

For more information:
Ryan.graham@wibos.org
(715) 225-0164

The Wisconsin Balance of State Continuum of Care (WIBOSCOC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving all the counties in Wisconsin, except Dane, Milwaukee, and Racine. ​Our membership is comprised of agencies who serve, support and care about those experiencing homelessness.

 

QPR Training for Non-Profits

QPR Training for Non-Profits

WHAT IS QPR?

SUICIDE INTERVENTION TRAINING

Join your non-profit agency colleges and learn the basics of suicide intervention protocols in this hour long class. Offered at no charge. See flyer for details.

Call Prevent Suicide Manitowoc County with questions – 920-901-0779

MCM Free Christmas Dinner

MCM Free Christmas Dinner

MCM Free Community Christmas Dinner (Volunteers Needed!)

Manitowoc Cooperative Ministry (MCM) is a unique ministry of Peace United Church of Christ and First Presbyterian Church. We believe that even amid a Pandemic, people still deserve a special Christmas. So our Christmas Community Dinner on December 16, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM is still on. It will be different and this is where we need your help!

This year we will be serving meals-to-go carhop fashion. People will pull into the parking lot, elves will come to take orders, Mr and Mrs Santa will visit the cars with gifts for any kids. Music will be playing and Christmas joy will abound!

HOW YOU CAN HELP!

  • ELVES — We need elves to take orders and deliver meals to cars. We are looking at three 30 minutes shifts. Each shift needs at least 12 volunteers (you could work more than one shift). Elves will be masked and have temperatures taken before their shift starts. Costumes encouraged!
  • RUNNERS — We 4 people who can run food from the kitchen to our temporary serving kitchen in the Church Library. They can take 30 minutes shifts or work the whole night.
  • GIFT BAGS — We need folks to create gifts bags for the kids. We estimate 100 might be needed in this way. They can have toys, sweets, storybook, ornament, etc… One bag “fits” all is the easiest. If you or your group could make/sponsor these that would be great! We don’t know what the cost would be.
  • CLEAN UP — Clean-up will be different this year as will not have dishes from 230 diners to wash. But we still need a crew that wash, clean, sanitize.
  • SET UP — Set will be done earlier in the day on Wednesday, Dec 16. We will be turning our Church Library into a warming/serving kitchen for the night so we can serve from a place right next to the Parking Lot.
  • DONATIONS — This year we are looking raise $15,000! The cost has gone up as we need to take out containers of various shapes and sizes every week, We have had to buy new equipment and the big thing is we need to replace the old carpeting in the Dining Room (hopefully with tile).
Contact us if you have questions or can help!
(920) 682-4688
Matthew L Sauer