The Boys & Girls Club is the largest provider of youth sports, recreational, cultural and educational opportunities in Kenosha. They support all children and teens in Kenosha County, with a specific program mission that enables them to focus on giving equal access and opportunities to youngsters who come from economically, socially, educationally and physically disadvantaged environments. Their professionally trained staff and volunteers supervise wholesome, constructive activities that guide youth toward successful health, social, educational and character-building skills
Camp Anokijig has been recognized for excellence in camping for 83 years. Founded in 1926, Anokijig has built a history and rich tradition of offering youth experiences that will last a lifetime. Anokijig is an Indian word meaning "We Serve" but it is also synonymous with new friends, positive values, personal growth, great adventures, and outrageous fun. They offer campers, boys and girls ages 7 to 16, an experience that emphasizes values such as caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Camp Anokijig is not just another place to go, it is a community...a spirit shared by all who visit.
CUSH is a local, interfaith non-profit organization. Our mission is to promote justice through advocacy and education. Our work reflects the needs of the community and includes: transportation to jobs, training parents as advocates for their children, supporting the needs of the homeless, and food security. We also work statewide for justice for immigrants, and prison reform.
Habitat For Humanity of Kenosha is a nonprofit homebuilder seeking to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. People of all backgrounds, races and religions are invited to to build houses together in partnership with families in need. Habitat For Humanity is made possible by volunteer labor and donations of money and materials to build and rehabilitate simple, decent houses alongside the homeowner partner families.
The Kenosha Achievement Center creates opportunities for the personal growth and success of persons with special needs by providing quality service and products in the community utilizing innovative ideas, both in programs and in business.
The Kenosha Art Association is a nonprofit organization that has been dedicated to art enrichment in the community, art education, and to artists of all kinds since 1950.
Kenosha Community Media (KCM) offers opportunities to participate in community-based video production, broadcast on Kenosha TV over cable and video sharing online. All services are intended for Kenosha area organizations and residents to express themselves, to share viewpoints and creativity, and to learn more about our vibrant community. Training, equipment use, broadcast and video sharing are limited to nonprofit, noncommercial purposes.
The Kenosha Literacy Council is a nonprofit agency dedicated to providing and promoting English literacy education to adults, with the assistance of trained volunteers. Literacy is a fundamental ingredient in building strong families, a good economy, and a healthy community. Adults need to know how to read, write, and speak in English so they can participate in the workforce and earn wages that support their families and communities.
KRW Tri-County Tobacco Free Coalition is a multi-jurisdictional coalition of Kenosha-Racine-Walworth. Their mission is to educate and promote tobacco control and prevention especially among our youth. They provide information on smoking cessation and tobacco education. They will also assist in helping companies with implementation of the work place smoke-free law that will become effective July 5, 2010.
LCS' mission is to provide training and experiences for individuals with disabilities to enhance their self-esteem and quality of life. A focus is placed on community volunteerism and community employment.
Lakeside Players is the Kenosha area's premier, live theatre group located in the beautiful, historic Rhode Center for the Arts in downtown Kenosha. They offer a variety of theatre, art, and live music.
Lemon Street Gallery is a creatively driven non-profit visual art organization with a mission to provide quality visual arts education, sponsor and support cultural events, and offer a juried forum for artists to exhibit and sell their work.
International Service Community Service Softball Tournament
United Way of Kenosha County's mission is to mobilize the caring power of our community and its resources to address priority needs in Kenosha County by making lasting improvements on human care issues. UWKC and donors collaborate with community stakeholders and partners with non-profit organizations to provide community solutions and resources that lead healthy people and strong families while ensuring that basic needs and community priorities are addressed.