Supporting Families & Communities

Whether we’re countering food insecurity with family gardens and assistance programs or sharing the skills to raise healthy kids and reach financial security, UW Colleges and UW-Extension are helping solve the pressing needs of Wisconsin families, communities and students.

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SUPPORTING FAMILIES & COMMUNITIES IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 130

See how our institutions are supporting families & communities throughout Wisconsin:


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Jay J

UW-Extension provided a vision for who I could become as a person and professional. I started 4-H as a ten-year-old and I learned how to be a teacher, serve my community and always strive to make the best better.


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Bernadette H

I went to a presentation on trimming apple trees. It was very well-attended in anticipation of news that it would apply to all gardeners. The presenter, Matt, was well-informed and the information was clear and accurately presented.


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Pam H

I am the President of the Dahlia Club, and we were thrilled to have Matt from the Bayfield UW-Extension office come to our garden club meeting and speak to us on apple trees. I learned so much about the pruning of the trees.


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Stacy W

Every year at the Home and Garden Show, I look forward to the UW-Extension booth. The staff is very educational with information I need as a homeowner to take care of my yard and community. Thank you!


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Jessica L

I registered my children in 4-H to have all of them in one organization. It has been a great opportunity for them and for myself to try and learn new things, as well as form new friendships in our new 4-H family.


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Jeanette J

As a new food pantry manager, I was overwhelmed with not knowing how to build on our strengths to increase healthier food options at our pantry.


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Dennis R

I want to give a huge shout out to Carol McCartney of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey for her continued support of science education in Wisconsin.


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Joey Z

With over 15 years of urban science teaching experience, I believe offering collaborative, inquiry-based educational opportunities are the key to transforming our world, and I am happy to teach at Escuela Verde.


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Lisa H

The prevalence of LGBTQ centers on college campuses has grown to the point that they’re generally a fixture on most comprehensive universities across the country.


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