Madison Children's Museum asks for donations

Directors: without more money, museum unable to meet community needs

Madison Children's Museum is warning parents this week that without support, it will no longer be able to meet the needs of the community.

Sauk Co. man battles colon cancer, raises awareness

Family part of fundraising event Saturday

At 31, Jim Gainey had a seemingly perfect life. He and his wife, Catherine had two boys, 3-year-old Shamus and 10-month-old Finnegan. On March 18, 2013, his life changed.

New E-Cab partners with DCHS for week-long fundraiser

All E-Cab riders must donate $1 starting Wednesday

Customers who ride in Green Cab's all-electric E-Cab will be able to donate to the Dane County Humane Society during week-long fundraiser that starts Wednesday, according to a release.

Humane Society hopes to expand horse care

DCHS wants to double amount of horse it can foster

For 14 years Roger and his wife Shirley have been fostering horses that were once neglected. Last November they took in a horse, Rebecca, who was pregnant and severely malnourished.

UW, city establish funds to help repair Platteville storm damage

Separate funds established for residents, university after last week's severe weather

University of Wisconsin – Platteville officials said they will be able to repair the buildings damaged in last week's storms, and it is establishing a fund to raise money for those repairs.

Firefighters ask public to Fill the Boot for charity

Campaign funds research, health care services, day-to-day support for local families

Madison firefighters will be raising money for local families June 25 during their Fill the Boot fundraising campaign, according to a release.

Woman raises money for friend with cancer by cutting hair

Sarah Luedtke will cut her hair for 1st time in 5 years to raise money for friend

When looking through photo albums Sarah Luedtke can track time by looking at her hair. From a photograph of her as a child with short blond hair to images of her in college with shoulder-length red hair; as the years have been added, so has her hair length.

Cycling event raises money for eye research

3 teams of blind, vision-impaired riders will participate in March 8 event

An annual indoor cycling fundraiser is scheduled to raise money for research on blinding diseases that affect millions of Americans, including 100,000 Wisconsin residents, according to a release.

Winter sport event raises money for zoo exhibit

Participants will learn how to snowshoe, help bring bears back to Madison

The Henry Vilas Zoo and Fontana Sports will be holding three snowshoeing events to raise money for the Arctic Passage Project, according to a release.

Fundraiser promises evening of fine wine, food, music

Event at Madison Children's Museum benefits MS-related research

"On the Move Madison" will be held Thursday night at the Madison Children's Museum to benefit multiple sclerosis-related research, according to a release.

McCain, Graham hosting fundraiser for Thompson

Reception scheduled for Wednesday night

Two prominent U.S. senators are hosting a fundraiser for Republican Tommy Thompson in his race against Democrat Tammy Baldwin for Wisconsin's open Senate seat.