Testimonials

Volunteer Perspective

Volunteer Perspective

“This experience has been life-changing for me. This program gave me an opportunity to share years of financial knowledge with inquiring students, prior to their exposure to challenging financial situations. The program served as an eye opener because it provided me with a new channel of outreach. Not only from a financial awareness perspective, but a humanitarian one. It really gave me an...

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What Students Are Saying

What Students Are Saying

“I looked forward to this class every week.” Assata High School “I’m glad you taught me how to build credit because I will need to buy a car and a house.” Community High School “Thanks for the help because I learned how to use money and credit the right way before I turn 18.” Kilmer High School “Because of this program, I feel better prepared for the future.” Riverside...

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It’s a Gift

It’s a Gift

“Financial literacy is one of the single most important gifts we can provide our young people, as it touches all aspects of their lives regardless of their financial position. I’m proud to be associated with Make A Difference -Wisconsin as it truly makes a difference in our youth by giving them the tools to understand the implications of their financial decisions.” Curt...

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I Went Home With So Much More

I Went Home With So Much More

“Being an alumnus of MPS (Pulaski High School) I was excited and at the same time nervous about getting in front of a group of young adults at Hamilton High School. I realized early that I was in the same situation 20 years ago. This group was about to graduate and enter the real world. What a perfect time to deliver the message to make smart money decisions starting life on the right foot....

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From All Walks of Life

From All Walks of Life

“We volunteered for Make A Difference – Wisconsin because we believed in the program’s goal. Learning key financial concepts, such as budgeting and saving, the prudent use of credit and how to use a checking account can help teenagers avoid common financial pitfalls. The curriculum also provides practical lessons the kids can apply to their personal experiences. The benefits from...

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Mission & Vision

Mission & Vision

The Make A Difference – Wisconsin mission is to provide financial literacy programs and resources that empower students to make sound financial decisions. Our vision is to build strong communities where students and their families make informed financial decisions and take control of their financial future. ...

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Faces Light Up

Faces Light Up

“The glow on the faces of several of the students was what really made me appreciate this program. Several of the students came up to us before and after class to express their appreciation and satisfaction with the knowledge they had gained. Make-A-Difference has made, and continues to make, a difference to many. Make-A-Difference provides literacy which gives high hope and expectations...

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Outstanding Program

Outstanding Program

“Make a Difference Wisconsin is an outstanding program. The information presented to the students is outstanding, it gives the students a chance to start thinking about their future financially. I only wish I would have been in the program while in high school, would have saved me a lot of headaches later in life.” Chris Kempowski Riverside University High...

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