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Make A Difference – Wisconsin named Nonprofit Organization of the Year

Make A Difference – Wisconsin named Nonprofit Organization of the Year

Make A Difference – Wisconsin was named Nonprofit Organization of the Year in BizTimes Media’s inaugural Nonprofit Excellence Awards on Tuesday, November 4 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. We were honored to be finalists alongside two inspiring organizations, College Possible and Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee. Founder Lloyd Levin and Executive Director Brenda...

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Donate – You Can Make A Difference

Donate – You Can Make A Difference

Make A Difference – Wisconsin is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and all contributions are tax-deductible. The Make A Difference program is funded through the generosity of local corporations, foundations, and individuals. Make A Difference –Wisconsin receives no government funding and is not a United Way agency. All funds raised are used to provide financial literacy programming to...

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#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

One day. 100 Students. As materialism and the holidays further overlap, “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” — two days designed to increased holiday spending — have become popular parts of American culture. Attempting to reclaim some of the true spirit of the holidays, the #Giving Tuesday movement highlights selflessness, generosity, and social service while...

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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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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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