SBA Gives Donation Drive Group Photo

SBA Gives: Home is Where the Heart Is

Published on March 1st, 2019
By Jennifer Oppriecht

Our 2019 Community Giving Campaign was “Home is Where the Heart Is” –  a fundraiser for The Road Home of Dane County! The Road Home provides opportunities for homeless children and their families to achieve self-determined goals and affordable, stable housing.

Our goal was to raise enough funds and supplies to help 10 local families avoid homelessness. We did this through a Diaper Drive, a Giving Tree, an Ian’s Pizza Dough Raiser, a staff Lip Sync Contest, by selling Candy Grams to our residents, and other fun competitive events.

We’re proud to share that in 2019, we raised $6,000 and 12,773 diapers for The Road Home of Dane County!

100% of the donations are going directly to the families: Diaper donations will be distributed to families throughout the year, and dollar donations will be used to provide emergency assistance with rent and deposit payments.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this campaign and for helping us support families in the Madison area!

Special thanks to our donors and sponsors: Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Baker Tilly, Bruni Family, Bucky Book, Crystal’s Cakes, CYC, Deb Beuchel, Felly’s Flowers, Findorff, Food Fight, Fresh Madison Market, Hausmann Johnson Insurance, HD Supply, HotelRED, Ian’s Pizza, Inner Fire Yoga, KMA Bodily, Kim Best, Krupp General Contractors, Lazybones, Madison Mallards, Old National Bank, Olson Toon, Paul’s Pelmini, Q106 and Super Dave, RBC Wealth Management, Robert Half, Rose and Joe Arbic, Sarah, Shannon Sloat, TCF Commercial Banking, Terminator Pest Control, The Chocolate Shoppe, The Payroll Company, The Steve and Laural Brown Foundation, University of Wisconsin Athletics, and Vicki McCaulley.

The Road Home believes that every child deserves a home. We are happy to support their efforts to make sure that every child in our community has one.

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