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File #: 220226    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2022 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/21/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to the inclusion of Street Angels as a participating recipient of donations in future City Combined Giving campaigns.
Sponsors: ALD. DIMITRIJEVIC, ALD. ZAMARRIPA
Indexes: PHILANTHROPY
Attachments: 1. Request for City Giving, 2. Street Angels Brochure, 3. Street Angels IRS Determination, 4. Hearing Notice List
Number
220226
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. DIMITRIJEVIC AND ZAMARRIPA
Title
Substitute resolution relating to the inclusion of Street Angels 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 Street Angels 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, Street Angels, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was established in 2016 to assist neighbors without homes in the greater Milwaukee area; and

Whereas, The staff and volunteers of Street Angels travel throughout Milwaukee County three nights per week to conduct outreach to those in need; and

Whereas, The short-term goal of the program is to make sure people are warm and fed, and the long-term goal is to cultivate relationships, earn trust, and assist people in connecting to the resources that can help them get off the streets; and

Whereas, Street Angels staff and volunteers connect with an average of 120 individuals per outreach evening; and

Whereas, In 2021, the Street Angels team served more than 13,500 meals on the streets of Milwaukee and connected with 589 unique individuals who were experiencing homelessness; and

Whereas, Since July of 2018, Street Angels has been able to assist 378 individuals in connecting to permanent housing resources; and

Whereas, Street Angels is 100% community funded through private donors, philant...

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