For good causes

The Green Bay Packers Foundation has awarded $105,125 to 51 civic and charitable groups throughout the state of Wisconsin in its annual distribution of funds, the Packers announced Tuesday.<p>

The foundation has distributed $1,108,526 for charitable purposes since it was established in 1986.

This year, a total of 28 grants totaling $74,200 were awarded to Brown County organizations, among them grants to the Brown County Library, Bellin Foundation, Boys and Girls Club, Jackie Nitschke Center and the Crime Prevention Fund Program of Brown County.

Additional grants, totaling $30,925, were made to 23 other groups around the state, among them Rawhide, Lionel's House, Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, My Home Youth Home and the Wisconsin Sports Foundation.

Here is a complete list of grant recipients:

Brown County Organizations (28):

(1) American Legion

(2) Ashwaubenon Coop Nursery School

(3) Ashwaubenon Family Resource

(4) Bellin Foundation

(5) Big Event for Little Kids

(6) Boys and Girls Club

(7) Breast Cancer Family Fund

(8) Brown County Library

(9) Brown County Veterans Memorial

(10) Center for Childhood Safety

(11) Cerebral Palsy of NE WI

(12) Children's Promise

(13) Concerned Hearts Club

(14) Crime Prevention Fund Program

(15) Disabled American Veterans

(16) Girl Scouts LaBaie

(17) Green Bay Boy Choir/Girl Choir

(18) Jackie Nitschke Center

(19) Junior Achievement

(20) Literacy Council of Brown County

(21) Pamiro Opera Company

(22) Phoenix Fund

(23) Reading Connections

(24) Salvation Army

(25) St. Matthew's

(26) Southwest High School Booster Club

(27) Urban Partnership

(28) Volunteer Center

Organizations Outside of Brown County (23):

(29) Access to Independence


(31) Alzheimer's Association, Wisconsin Chapter

(32) Beth-birei Second Chance Home

(33) Big Brothers/Big Sisters Northwoods

(34) Black Creek Advancement Association

(35) Camp Mash

(36) Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation

(37) Lionel's House

(38) Make-A-Wish

(39) Milwaukee Police Athletic Association

(40) My Home Youth Home

(41) Project Sideline

(42) Rainbow House of Sauk County

(43) Rawhide

(44) Safehouse of SE WI

(45) Soup or Socks

(46) Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary

(47) Tyme Out Youth Center

(48) Very Special Arts

(49) WI Badger Camp

(50) WI Sports Foundation

(51) Zoological Society of Milwaukee

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