DreamBikes teaches teens job skills in bike shop setting

By Lauri Lee Northside News DreamBikes, a used bike store at NorthGate Shopping Center that opened in October 2016, sports an innovative model for how they do business. While it may appear to...

Two new Willy Street Co-op programs provide more access to fresh fruit and...

By Kirsten Moore and Brendon Smith Willy Street Co-op Double Dollars Double Dollars help those using FoodShare/QUEST purchase more fresh fruits and vegetables. In the summer and early fall, Double Dollars vouchers are...

Local business collects more than 2,700 diapers for families in need

By Michelle Ellinger Madison Family Doulas Madison Family Doulas, a local postpartum and infant care agency, delivered over 2,700 disposable diapers to The Road Home following a successful diaper drive held in...

EHS students plan trip to Kenya as part of global education program

By Leigh Vierstra East High School Five years ago East High School (EHS) started an exciting partnership. Looking beyond the classroom doors of EHS, students started looking to Kenya to learn more...

Lake View Hill goes to bat for bats

By Dan Tortorice Friends of Lake View Hill Park In 1930 something great happened at the top of Lake View Hill. Dane County built a state-of-the-art hospital/sanatorium to treat people suffering from tuberculosis,...

Great Lakes launches new volunteer time off program for employees

Now looking for opportunities to help Northside nonprofits  By Jeffrey Jensen Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation In February Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates launched a volunteer paid time off program to...

There’s more than just food at The River Food Pantry

By Hannah Becker River Food Pantry For the past 11 years, The River Food Pantry’s mission has been to help individuals and families struggling to make ends meet by providing food, clothing...

Helping families thrive on the Northside

By Abha Thakkar Northside Planning Council With wages stagnating and real costs like housing and health care on the rise every year, more and more families struggle to make ends meet. Once they...
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Healthy Food for All looks to food waste to fight hunger issues

By Chris Brockel Healthy Food for All Do you see yourself in any of these scenarios? You peruse the farmers market at the height of harvest season and it all looks so good...

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