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The Sharing Center receives new van as part of grant program

The Sharing Center in Trevor is among 13 emergency food partners of the Hunger Relief Federation that will receive brand new vehicles to transport food to their communities as part of a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). Hunger Task Force is administering the grant on behalf of the […]

Oct. 12, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update (The Sharing Center and Twin Lakes Area Food Pantry)

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is the latest update for The Sharing Center and the Twin Lakes Food Pantry: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), Trevor. Donations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; […]

The Sharing Center mural project painting gets started

Painting of a mural on the east wall of The Sharing Center headquarters in Trevor started in earnest this weekend. Sharon Pomaville, the center’s executive director, came up with the idea for a mural. “I’ve just had a love for murals forever,” Pomaville said. The center’s location on Highway C means tens of thousands of […]

Access to USDA food available to more people through The Sharing Center

Access to food for those in need has been expanded, thanks to changes made by the US Department of Agriculture, The Sharing Center announced Friday. “As a pantry director … this fills a huge gap we are currently seeing which is families who do not qualify for FoodShare, but still aren’t making enough to make […]

Collection for Central vs. Wilmot Soup-er Bowl is Saturday

The Sharing Center needs 3,000 cans of soup and a friendly competition between the local high schools is seeking to fill the need. Soup-er Bowl Saturday, Central vs. Wilmot, will take place May 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the schools. There will be a collection site at each school to see who […]

May 22, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is going to publish a weekly update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is this week’s update for The Sharing Center: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), Trevor. Donations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; nights and […]

May 1, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is going to publish a weekly update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here this week’s update for The Sharing Center in Trevor: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), Trevor — Donations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday […]

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 westofthei.com 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 […]

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