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File #: 210608    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 9/21/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to the inclusion of MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary as a participating recipient of donations in future City Combined Giving campaigns.
Sponsors: ALD. STAMPER, ALD. MURPHY, ALD. SPIKER, ALD. KOVAC, ALD. ZAMARRIPA, ALD. COGGS
Indexes: PHILANTHROPY
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/22/20211 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20211 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Russell Stamper, II, 15th Ald. Dist. MacCanon Brown All Finance & Personnel Committee members added as cosponsors.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/13/20211 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/1/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
210608
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. STAMPER, MURPHY, SPIKER, KOVAC, ZAMARRIPA AND COGGS
Title
Substitute resolution relating to the inclusion of MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary as a participating recipient of donations in future City Combined Giving campaigns.
...Analysis
This resolution directs the proper City officials to take the actions necessary to ensure that the MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary is included as a participating recipient of donations in the annual City of Milwaukee Combined Giving Campaign.
Body
Whereas, The City’s Combined Giving Campaign is an annual fund drive in which City employees pool their resources to improve the quality of life in the Milwaukee community by contributing to umbrella groups of local nonprofit agencies, individual agencies within those umbrella groups, various designated unaffiliated agencies or other qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that provide health or human services in Wisconsin; and

Whereas, The MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary is a nonprofit dedicated to offering a daytime sanctuary and multi-resource center for homeless and at-risk homeless individuals, with core values of community, healing, spirituality, recovery, peer empowerment, dignity, advocacy, voice, solidarity and mutual transformation; and

Whereas, The Ministry provides services to homeless and at-risk residents citywide, with an emphasis on the 53206 ZIP code, the most-impoverished neighborhood in the state of Wisconsin, where the Ministry is located; and

Whereas, The Ministry’s current programs include employment and legal services, weekly trauma reversal activities, 12-Step AA recovery group, craft and game tables, free Friday meal program, Sunday clothes distribution and fresh produce distribution; and

Whereas, Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry has provided approximately 200 households and individuals with essentials, including food, hygiene products, coats, blankets, space heaters, ...

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