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The Sharing Center receives grants from Kenosha Community Foundation

The Kenosha Community Foundation has awarded 35 grants to 26 different non-profit organizations serving Kenosha County residents. In total, the Community Foundation distributed $97,500 in grants – a five percent increase from the grant distribution in June 2013. (Last year, the Foundation awarded 33 grants to 26 different organizations totaling $92,360.). Awards this year included: […]

Twin Lakes area school supply drive under way

A school supply drive is being held in the Twin Lakes area. The goal of the effort is to help to make sure that all children served by The Sharing Center return to school this fall with the essential gear for learning. Providing these items for the children in the community will help to encourage […]

Healthy Food Drive set for July 27

A group of volunteers is hosting a Healthy Food Drive in Kenosha County to support the Sharing Center, which provides food to families and other local food shelters. The food drive will take place Sunday, July 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Richter’s Marketplace in Twin Lakes. Ideas for items to donate include: Fruits and […]

Salem electors approve $10,000 donation to The Sharing Center

Salem town electors authorized the Salem Town Board to give $10,000 to The Sharing Center food pantry and resource center, located in Trevor. The nearly unanimous vote took place at Tuesday’s annual spring electors meeting. Last year, electors authorized the board to give $5,000 to the center. This year, Tim Squier of Trevor moved to […]

The Sharing Center receives grant from AT&T Wisconsin

AT&T Wisconsin has announced a $2,250 donation to The Sharing Center to support its food pantry and community emergency resource program. The Sharing Center provides a helping hand to those living in Western Kenosha County by providing food, household items and education in an environment of respect and dignity. “Our mission is to help the […]

The Sharing Center hours limited today

Due to the weather, The Sharing Center will be open limited hours on Monday,  from noon to 2 p.m. for any emergency needs, according to an announcement on the center’s website. If you are in need of assistance and are unable to get to the center during these hours, please call 262-298-5535 and leave a […]

Providence students collect clothing for The Sharing Center

Providence Catholic School Student Council and students participated in a special Advent project. Students collected specific clothing items each Friday for three weeks. The collection included: 64 pairs of gloves, 9 scarves, and 73 winter hats. The 146 clothing items were donated to the Trevor Sharing Center

Stateline Wildcats Wrestling Club collects money for The Sharing Center

Stateline Wildcats Wrestling Club hosted a pre-season tournament recently. The group did not charge admission, but instead asked for donations for The Sharing Center. That resulted in 388 pounds of food being brought to the center, which is located in Trevor and serves all of Western Kenosha County. Click here for more information about Stateline […]

Wilmot UHS Project Feed the Way to provide for over 100 families

Wilmot Union High School collected enough food with its  Project Feed the Way to allow over 100 families to receive complete Thanksgiving meals and an additional two weeks worth of food from The Sharing Center. Items collected by students included potatoes, gravy, canned vegetables, stuffing, as well as money for pies, turkeys, and chickens. The following […]

United Way Day of Caring volunteers help out at The Sharing Center, Westosha Senior Center

United Way of Kenosha County Day of Caring volunteers were in Western Kenosha County helping with hands-on community service projects Saturday. At The Sharing Center in Trevor, volunteers were engaged in a number of cleaning projects as well as picking produce from the center’s garden. At the Westosha Senior Center in Bristol, volunteers could be […]

Senior Dining to provide noon meals at The Sharing Center

Senior Dining, administered by Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services, is now providing noon-time meals to those 60 and over and their spouse at The Sharing Center in Trevor (25700 Wilmot Road). The meal site is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday for service. Reservations are required by 10:30 the day before by calling 262-948-9890. There […]

The Sharing Center seeking help Monday for backpacks

The Sharing Center will be putting its back-to-school backpacks together Monday morning at 10 am. Six to 10 volunteers are needed for two hours to help with the task. If you are available, please arrive at 10 a.m. for all the fun. The Sharing Center is located at 25700 Wilmot Road, Trevor.

Boy Scout Eagle project collecting bike for new Sharing Center program

Alexander Nelson, a Boy Scout from Salem Troop 328, is organizing a bike drive for The Sharing Center. Nelson is collecting used, adult bikes in good working condition. The bikes will be used to start a free-rental program for the The Sharing Center clients who do not have other transportation. You can drop off bikes Saturday, […]

4-H Horse Project makes donation to The Sharing Center

The Kenosha County 4-H Horse Project held their Annual Tack Sale on March 23 at Bristol Grade School. The admission was $2 or 2 non-perishable food items to be donated to the The Sharing Center in Trevor. Recently the food items and a sizable check were proudly delivered to Linda Lozano, Sharing Center Food Pantry/Client Coordinator […]

Salem electors OK donation to The Sharing Center

Salem electors approved an annual donation of not more than $5,000 to The Sharing Center relief agency, which is headquartered in Trevor. The vote authorizing the donation was 64 yes to 9 no. Before the vote, Sharon Pomaville, the center’s executive director, gave a presentation on the center’s services and its reach in Salem. About […]

Easter Dinner at Local Folks to benefit The Sharing Center

An Easter Dinner Buffet and Fundraiser at Local Folks Restaurant,  39601 – 60th St., Slades Corners, will benefit The Sharing Center in Trevor. The event will take place March 24 from 3 to 7 p.m. Menu will include ham and baked chicken with all the trimmings and dessert. Dinner is $10 per person, $8 for […]

The Sharing Center is open today

The Sharing Center is open today at 2 p.m. for food, the agency announced via its Facebook page this morning. Volunteers are to report at noon.

Area Girl Scouts teaming with The Sharing Center on Easter basket project

Girls Scouts in the Knojie West Service Area and The Sharing Center in Trevor are working together to provide Easter baskets to local families and to help restock the shelves with food items critical to maintaining current needs. In addition to donating the usual basket essentials (candy, toys etc.) the public can help to provide a healthier […]

House with music synced light display also collecting for The Sharing Center

Note: This has been reposted due to a technical problem with the video, which has been corrected now. — DH If you’re looking for some spectacular Christmas lights — and a chance to make a donation to a good cause — you might want to check out the display of the Randy and Julie Batassa household at 24712 118th […]

House with music synced light display also collecting for The Sharing Center

If you’re looking for some spectacular Christmas lights — and a chance to make a donation to a good cause — you might want to check out the display of the Randy and Julie Batassa household at 24712 118th Street, Trevor. The Christmas Light display is synced to music on radio station 106.9 FM. Tune in the station on […]

Bristol Boy Scout moves garden beds for The Sharing Center

A group of Boy Scouts and other helpers spent Saturday moving and setting up garden beds for The Sharing Center. The group was led by Scout Adrian Arceleo, who is performing the task as the community service portion of his Eagle Scout requirements. The beds had been The Sharing Center’s former headquarters in Paddock Lake. The center moved to […]

The Sharing Center gets ready for holiday programs

The Sharing Center has released the  following statement about its upcoming holiday food and adoption programs: It’s that time of year again and The Sharing Center is ever thankful for the continued overwhelming support from the community. Your support allows The Sharing Center to serve over 200 families a month and to serve them well. […]

Rep. Kerkman and Office Depot Foundation donate sackpacks to The Sharing Center

Rep. Samantha Kerkman and the Office Depot Foundation are pleased to announce that The Sharing Center has been chosen to receive colorful new sackpacks containing essential school supplies as part of the Foundation’s 2012 National Backpack Program in partnership with the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL). The sackpacks were presented to Sharon Pomaville, executive […]

The Sharing Center seeks school supply donations

The Sharing Center, located in the old Trevor Fire Department building on Wilmot Road in Trevor, is in need to school supplies to put in backpacks for children of clients. Glue sticks, folders, spiral notebooks, scissors, Kleenex, Clorox wipes, rulers, crayons, colored pencils, markers are always needed. As of early this week, the center has […]

Western Kenosha County agencies among Kenosha Community Foundation grantees

The Kenosha Community Foundation has awarded 30 grants from seven endowment funds it manages – a total of $79,750 was awarded to 24 different organizations in all parts of Kenosha County. Some Western Kenosha County groups were beneficiaries: From the Foundation’s unrestricted endowment funds, a grant awards went to The Sharing Center in Trevor to support the […]

Moving day for The Sharing Center

The Sharing Center, with the help of a large group of volunteers, moved today from its quarters of the last few years in Paddock Lake to a newly renovated home in Trevor. The Western Kenosha County relief agency’s new headquarters is the old Trevor Fire Station on Highway C. The process of moving to the new building […]

Easter buffet today at Local Folks to benefit The Sharing Center

A Easter dinner buffet and raffle fundraiser for The Sharing Center will be held at Local Folks Restaurant on today, March 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to The Sharing Center, a relief agency serving Western Kenosha County residents. The buffet will include ham and baked chicken, with all the […]

Easter buffet on March 26 at Local Folks to benefit The Sharing Center

A Easter dinner buffet and raffle fundraiser for The Sharing Center will be held at Local Folks Restaurant on Monday, March 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to The Sharing Center, a relief agency serving Western Kenosha County residents. The buffet will include ham and baked chicken, with all the […]

The Sharing Center appoints interim executive director after resignation

The Sharing Center, a Western Kenosha County’s relief organization currently based in Paddock Lake, has announced a change in staff leadership. The statement, issued today, says Susanne Wilczek resigned as executive director. It does not discuss the circumstances of her departure. Wilczek started with the center in June 2011. Sharon Pomaville has been appointed as interim executive director. There has […]

The Sharing Center moving to old Trevor Fire Station

The Sharing Center will be moving to new quarters in the old Trevor Fire Station, Kimberly Swanson, president of the center’s Board of Directors announced today. The center was recently approached about locating in the fire station after a representative of the fraternal firefighters organization that owns the building saw a post on westofthei.com about the center’s current landlord, […]

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