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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, fans, air conditioners and bicycles; and

 

Whereas, The Ministry provides an onsite nursing presence and has actively promoted information about COVID-19 vaccinations while distributing over 7,000 face masks; and

 

Whereas, The MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary will soon be opening a new welcome and service center for adults in crisis at 2461 West Center Street; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the proper City officials are directed to take the actions necessary to ensure that the MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary is included as a participating recipient of donations in future City of Milwaukee Combined Giving Campaigns.

 

Requester

Drafter

LRB 176846-2

Christopher Hillard

8/31/2021