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 124

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


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Danielle S

The FoodWIse family cooking classes we attended helped us to let out kids help more in the kitchen and we are all eating at the table together. Bonding with the kids made them happy.


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Katie M

Partnering with the Green Lake and Waushara County UW-Extension programs has been a great way to provide our WIC participants with another avenue to receive reliable nutrition information.


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Jane S

Wisconsin County Forests Association (WCFA) recently completed its second round of successful strategic planning under the guidance of Art Lersch (UW Extension, Lincoln County)��_ WCFA represents the forestry interests of 29 counties with lands enrolled under Wisconsin County Forest Law (�2


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Nichole K

The UW-Extension program has successfully helped teach over 100 kids and their families each semester healthy habits here at the Boys & Girls Club.


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Victoria B

In 2014, as the Mayor for the City of Oconto, it came to my attention that a popular nature reserve within our city was inadequate to serve those with certain disabilities.


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Marty W

Our UW-Extension Community Resource Development Agent in Waushara County is always able to help with whatever piece of info you need or to tackle a topic that lake/water groups want more help/information about.


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Angela F

UW-Extension has built me to be an educator and community change maker at the local level. With this organization, I am able to bring research, experts and funding to the outskirts of Wisconsin.


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Alissa M

Our local UW-Extension staff in Waupaca and Outagamie Counties have supported our non-profit program and assisted people to utilize the free health screening that we offer to agricultural members of the community.


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John R

The Wisconsin Geologic and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) is an invaluable resource for hydrologists and engineers who are involved in the protection, restoration, and development of Wisconsin's natural resources.


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