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February 09, 2021 @ 12:00am

19th Annual Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool Fund Charity Golf Classic Once Again an Overwhelming Success Despite Pandemic

Hundreds of golfers, contributors, volunteers, community stakeholders once again safely came together for a modified event that raised money for more than 400 Wisconsin households in need

The Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool Fund Golf Classic has been a major fundraising event for the Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool Fund. The 19th Annual Golf Classic event held this past August was no exception. Even in a year when many events across the state were postponed or canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, sprawling and well-manicured greens provided plenty of wide-open space for the event to move forward in a safe and socially distant manner.

Golfers at the 19th Annual KWW/CF Charity Golf Classic and Silent Auction shown here getting ready for a great day of golf in Lake Geneva, WI.

February 09, 2021 @ 12:00am

Local Musician’s Career Affected by Covid-19 Pandemic

Shutdown and restrictions to businesses keep musicians from performing, making a living

Since its inception, the KWW/CF has enjoyed a close supporting relationship with a number of sectors including labor, hospitality industry, restaurants, and especially those from the music industry. Like others, hit hardest have been those associated with the entertainment industry. Recognizing this KWW/CF has reached out to them with most having lost their primary source of income due to the COVID19 pandemic.

Derek Ramnarance, performing with his band, Old Soul Society. Photo credit: Dylan Overhouse


February 09, 2021 @ 12:00am

Madison-Area Couple Struggles to Run Businesses, Take Care of Family During COVID-19 Pandemic

Extra planning, safety measures along with revenue losses impact local businesses

Matt and Tori Gerding have a lot on their plates. Along with raising two small children, each of them is navigating a business through an industry upended by the Covid-19 pandemic.

“We’re both as busy as ever with work – everything we do takes so much more planning and work than it ever has before,” said Matt. “We just take life one day at a time, stay as focused as possible and try to extend each other a lot of grace. And our kids help ground us and remind us every day what is truly important in life, so I’m thankful for that perspective.”

February 09, 2021 @ 12:00am

Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool Fund donors provide a critical survival safety net for those economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

High unemployment or being underemployed creates serious challenges for Wisconsinites trying to stay safely in their homes and keep their heat and power on

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted just about every part of our daily lives. Tens of thousands of businesses across the nation have closed their doors -- some permanently. Longtime traditions and celebrations have been canceled or postponed. Traveling out in public now comes with an added health risk, and proper precautions must be taken. Households have transformed into temporary work stations and classrooms.


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