EVENT: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee celebrated its launch of the public phase of Made in Milwaukee, Shaping the World: The Campaign for UWM at the We Energies Public Service Building in Milwaukee.
CAUSE: The $200 million campaign is raising support for students, research and community engagement.
PROCEEDS: More than $170 million has already been raised during the campaign’s quiet phase. A $1.7 million gift from Rockwell Automation was announced at the event.
Photos by Elora Hennessey
EVENT: The Curling Center at the Ozaukee County Fairgrounds hosted the Cedarburg Community Gala to benefit the Greater Cedarburg Foundation, which provides funding to enhance the quality of life in the greater Cedarburg community.
CAUSE: The funds raised from the gala will be used to provide grants to non-profit organizations for special programs.
PROCEEDS: Ticket sales and an auction brought in $60,000 to benefit the foundation.
Photos by Art Dahlke
EVENT: The 34th annual Challenger Event honored Deanna and Eric Tillisch for their commitment to individuals with disabilities in the community.
CAUSE: The event benefits Life Navigators, an organization dedicated to supporting adults and children with disabilities to be out and active in the community.
PROCEEDS: Sponsorships, donations, a raffle, and both a voice and live auction raised $285,000.
EVENT: The second annual Fight Club for a Cure was held at the Intercontinental Milwaukee.
CAUSE: Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society, which funds research into treatments and a cure for all types of cancer.
PROCEEDS: More than $28,000 was raised through silent and live auctions, a wine pull, and a pop-up jewelry display by Kendra Scott.
Photos by Will Skaggs
Guests gathered at Boston Store Brookfield Square for a private runway show featuring the must-haves for the fall season along with beauty makeovers, shopping passes and personalized recommendations.
Photos by Jake Hill
EVENT: The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) previewed four fashion-themed exhibitions at The Art Ball, where the museum also celebrated the groundbreaking of its new outdoor cultural campus.
CAUSE: Proceeds enabled MOWA to build upon its permanent art collection by purchasing works from local artists Tom Bamberger and Fred Stonehouse. Funds also benefit art education programs.
PROCEEDS: $285,000 was raised through donations, sponsorships, ticket sales and a live auction.
Photos by Katie Soyka
EVENT: The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre held its Greater Expectations gala at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin.
CAUSE: Proceeds benefited the nonprofit’s artistic and educational programming.
PROCEEDS: More than $64,000 was raised through ticket sales, donations, a raffle, and silent and live auctions.
Photos by Dan Wilson