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The Sharing Center to remain open during state of emergency

Sharon Pomaville, executive director of The Sharing Center, made the following statement regarding the center’s status during the current COVID-19 state of emergency: During the County’s declared State of Emergency, the Center will continue to meet the needs of the community uninterrupted. All programs and services are available, and our hours are the same. Anyone […]

Local agencies urge legislators to pass bills to help homelessness problem

Representatives of five agencies that work to limit homelessness in all forms throughout Kenosha County met with county and state legislators Monday at The Sharing Center in Trevor to discuss the issue and urge passage of legislation that will help the agencies in their work. Attending were state Sen. Van Wanggaard and state Rep. Samantha […]

Homelessness examined at session at The Sharing Center

About a dozen people working on the local homeless problem gathered at the Sharing Center in Trevor last week to discuss the issue. “Housing costs keep going up, incomes are flat, and every month, more and more people are being sucked into that gap, and into homelessness,” said Michael Basford, who currently heads Wisconsin Interagency […]

Paddock Lake Lions Club and The Sharing Center hosting Back to School Gym Shoe and Back Pack Drive at Aug. 11 Year Round Market

Paddock Lake Lions Club and The Sharing Center are co-hosting this month’s Year Round Market with a Back to School Gym Shoe and Back Pack Drive on Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Munster Park in New Munster. The Year Round Market is held the second Sunday of each month and […]

National Association of Letter Carrier’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is May 11; benefits The Sharing Center

The largest food drive of the year that benefits The Sharing Center takes place this Saturday, May 11. Area postal carriers have been distributing blue bags in mailboxes as part of the National Association of Letter Carrier’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. This Saturday is the day to fill that bag and put it out […]

The Sharing Center awarded grant from The Kenosha Community Foundation

The Sharing Center in Trevor is among the not-for-profit organizations awarded grants from The Kenosha Community Foundation recently. The foundation awarded grants totaling $56,150 to 13 Kenosha County not-for-profit organizations and projects from the income earned by the Foundation’s unrestricted endowment funds. The Sharing Center was awarded funds to support its Resource Center and Emergency Service […]

Salem Lakes approves $10,000 purchase of service funding agreement with The Sharing Center for 2018

The Salem Lakes Village Board approved a $10,000 purchase of service funding agreement for 2018 with The Sharing Center. The unanimous approval came at Monday’s regular Village Board meeting. Sharon Pomaville, the center’s executive director, had requested $20,000. That request was written last fall when the area was still dealing with flooding recovery and ultimate […]

Lakewood School donates computers for distribution by The Sharing Center

Lakewood School has donated 45 Gateway Netbooks to the Sharing Center. The center will make the computers available to local students who might need them, said The Sharing Center executive director Sharon Pomaville. “We will work directly with each Western Kenosha County school and Headstart to assist any student needs these may fill,” Pomaville said. Rich […]

Girls Scouts fill Easter baskets for The Sharing Center

The Girls Scouts of Kenosha West recently had their Annual Easter Basket and Food Drive Event. There were over 100 Girls Scouts under the age of 11 that came out to fill over 236 baskets. The girls put together baskets that will be distributed to families in need through The Sharing Center in Trevor.  Troops gathered donations, including […]

The Sharing Center receives two grants from Kenosha Community Foundation for 2018

The Sharing Center, the Trevor-based resource center and food pantry, was among 32 grants announced recently by the Kenosha Community Foundation for 2018. The Sharing Center received grants for: In School Child Nutrition program serving Western Kenosha County’s low-income students. To help provide free transportation for its low income clients. The Kenosha Community Foundation awarded 32 […]

County Executive praises The Sharing Center’s work with flood relief grants

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser released the following statement Wednesday regarding flood relief efforts administered by The Sharing Center in Trevor: Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser is praising the work of the Sharing Center, which this week awarded $49,000 in grants to 13 families that were affected by the July flooding that devastated portions of the county. These […]

Kenosha County 4H clubs to stuff a bus for The Sharing Center on Nov. 4

Kenosha County 4-H clubs will be making a group effort to Stuff A Bus full of needed items for the Sharing Center on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Jolly Green Giant III will be parked at Target in Pleasant Prairie from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 4-H members will be accepting new items of coats, boots, gloves, snow […]

The Sharing Center starts 2017 school supply drive

Here is a news release from The Sharing Center about its annual school supply drive: With support from local donors, Sharing Center, Inc. in Western Kenosha County kicks off the back-to-school season with their annual school supply drive and giveaway. Each year the Center strives to give each child a backpack and the supplies they need […]

The Sharing Center Roast of Paul Gagliardi coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Friends, colleagues and family members roasted Paddock Lake based attorney Paul Gagliardi Saturday all in good humor and for the benefit for The Sharing Center. The Sharing Center is Western Kenosha County’s resources center providing food pantry and other services. Gagliardi is currently president of the center’s Board of directors. The program for the night included […]

The Sharing Center to host roast of Paul Gagliardi as fundraiser on April 1

The Sharing Center will celebrate Paul Gagliardi and his longstanding service in the community with a good humored roast from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 1 at Casa Capri, 2129 Birch Road, Kenosha. Enjoy h’orderves & desserts, a cash bar, wine raffles, 50/50’s, and much more, in the spirit of April Fool’s Day. […]

Registration, donations open for programs at The Sharing Center

Each year, The Sharing Center is able to make the holidays a little brighter by providing gifts for eligible families in Western Kenosha County. Last year through the generous support of community members and organizations, nearly 400 children received warm clothes, shoes, boots, coats, blankets, and educational gifts. These supporters are lovingly referred to as […]

The Sharing Center offers guidance on food donations

The Sharing Center, Western Kenosha County’s Resource Center and Food Pantry located in Trevor, offers the following information to community groups contemplating food drives at this time of year: Community groups and social organizations often host food drives to fill local food pantry shelves this time of year. By keeping a few simple tips in mind, you can […]

Sharing Center annual school supply give-away underway

With support from local donors, Sharing Center, Inc. in Western Kenosha County kicks off the back-to-school season with its annual school supply give-away Each year we strive to give each child a backpack, Payless Shoe card, and the supplies they need for academic success. Supplies are available for pick up now, for those members of our […]

Kenosha Community Foundation awards grants to Western Kenosha County organizations

The Kenosha Community Foundation awarded 29 grants totaling $89,610 to non-profit organizations and projects serving Kenosha County residents. The Foundation awarded grants to 19 different non-profit groups. Among these, the Foundation awarded three grants to the Sharing Center in Trevor: From the Foundation’s pool of Unrestricted funds to support shelter supervision and case management activities. From the Outboard […]

Senior Dining at The Sharing Center changes time

The Senior Dining program at The Sharing Center has changed its time to to 11:30 a.m. (Time corrected — DH) Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Senior Dining program offers tasty, nutritious meals to persons age 60+, 3 days a week. Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services (KAFASI), in partnership with The Sharing Center, offer this Senior Dining location […]

Western Kenosha County Transit offering free rides to The Sharing Center

Note: Western Kenosha County Transit is a sponsor. — DH The Sharing Center, in partnership with Western Kenosha Transit, is proud to offer free rides to and from The Sharing Center. The Sharing Center is Western Kenosha County’s Resource Center and Food Pantry located in Trevor, providing basic needs and empowering people in their […]

Silver Lake considers donation for The Sharing Center

A proposal by Silver Lake village President Bruce Nopenz that the village consider a cash donation to The Sharing Center in Trevor met with little support and one trustee calling such an action illegal. But Nopenz said he will have the village attorney look into the legality of the matter before he lets it drop. Nopenz, […]

Bristol, Salem, Riverview, Randall, Trevor-Wilmot students collect socks for The Sharing Center clients

Spring of 2015 brought new ideas for Red Ribbon Week in schools across Western Kenosha County. County school counselors met with Sharon Pomaville, the executive director of The Sharing Center, which is Western Kenosha County’s Food Pantry and Resource Center. Pomaville indicated that food and nutrition are a primary need throughout the year, but during the winter months there […]

Salem to send $10,000 to The Sharing Center

The Salem Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to send a $10,000 donation to local relief agency The Sharing Center. The action came at a special Town Board meeting. The donation was initiated and approved by electors at the April 2014 annual town meeting in a 53-3 vote. The funds were included in the 2015 budget. […]

Bring food items for The Sharing Center to Wilmot vs. Central football game & get in free

The Sharing Center in Trevor is in desperate need of filling their shelves and trying to prepare for the upcoming Thanksgiving baskets. They are asking if the Wilmot and Central High School communities can bring the following items to Friday night’s Central vs. Wilmot varsity football game on Oct. 9 at 7 p.m., at Wilmot: Peanut butter and […]

The Sharing Center seeking sponsors for holiday programs

The Sharing Center is currently seeking sponsors to “adopt” children this holiday season. Secret Shoppers and Center children are paired anonymously, with shoppers providing a child’s most basic identified needs, and a gift. When shopping for and deciding how many children you can sponsor, keep in mind that your kindness may be the only holiday gifts […]

Registration underway for holiday gifts for children through The Sharing Center

Registration is underway for income qualified families interested in receiving holiday gifts for children through the Sharing Center.  Applications will be accepted from Sept. 9-Nov. 20. By signing up for before Nov. 20, families can provide a wish list of their child’s greatest needs. Children birth through high school (including homeschool and online students), or […]

The Sharing Center receives donation from AT&T Wisconsin

AT&T Wisconsin recently announced today 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 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 […]

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