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Welcome our New Executive Director: Amber Duddy

    PRESS RELEASE: Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin, Inc. (CAC) announces new Executive Director. March 30, 2020 | Samantha Wendt | Board President   The CAC Board of Directors is proud to announce that Amber Duddy will take over the Executive Director position, recently managed by Interim

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Staying Informed and Connected During Covid-19

Hi friends, supporters, community, and participants.  We want you to know that we are thinking of you and doing our best to continue to meet the needs of our community safely while addressing serious public health concerns.  We are happy to see that our communities are taking serious and direct

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East Towne Mall hosts Clothes for Kids

We want to THANK East Towne & West Towne Mall for hosting Clothes for Kids, an annual back-to-school clothing drive for program participants at CAC.  With their help we were able to supply 43 households with new clothing for their school-age children!! What a wonderful gift to our community.  This

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BASE Fort Atkinson Artwork

A special thanks to Melissa Willkomm and the children of BASE in Fort Atkinson, an after care program in Jefferson County! They helped decorate our offices during Kids for Kids. Thank you for making our office a more welcoming place 🙂 View the full-size image of the artwork.

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CAC Welcomes New Community Engagement/Fund Development Specialist

  We are pleased to welcome Bridgette Weber to our team at CAC as our new Community Engagement/Fund Development Specialist. Bridgette is a social entrepreneur and community organizer, previous president of the Oshkosh Food Cooperative and Treasurer for Sarvodaya USA.  Bridgette has helped a variety of small businesses to establish

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UW Health Donates Van to CAC

UW Health generously donated a refrigerated van to CAC! This van will help us expand our CAC Gleaners program and feed more people in need. We’ll be using this van to make food pick-ups from the Dane County Farmers’ Market, Epic Systems, and a variety of other partners. Thank you

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Shop at Willy Street Co-op to Support Double Dollars

Willy Street Co-op is supporting the CAC Double Dollars program for the month of July! For every reusable bag used, the Co-op will make a $0.10 contribution, and for every reused paper or plastic bag, the Co-op will make a $0.05 contribution. To make a donation to the Double Dollars Fund,

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CAC Caseworker Wins WSSA Award

CAC is beyond honored to announce that Heather Garcia has won the 2018 Wisconsin Social Services Association (WSSA) Human Services Award! Heather is a Caseworker in CAC’s Waukesha office, working with the Eviction Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Programs. The WSSA Human Service Award recognizes “the efforts of an individual who

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A Night of Fashion at Garments & Gratitude

CAC hosted our inaugural fashion show in our free clothing center on Thursday, June 14th. It was a fun night of fashion and celebration as our models walked the runway. Whether it was professional, casual, or wacky, our models highlighted all of the incredible styles our clothing center has to

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