When you think of an individual in need, the first few areas of need require food, water, clothing or shelter. But what about a bed? Sleep in Heavenly Peace is a group of volunteers dedicated to building, assembling and delivering bunk beds to children and families in need. The organization has a chapter located in Kenosha, Wisconsin and with the help of the Odd Job Larry construction crew they are delivering beds to local families all over Southeast Wisconsin. We chatted with Zach Stock of Sleep in Heavenly Peace and James Warner of Odd Job Larry to talk about their main focus: "No kid sleeps on the floor in our town."
When opportunity comes calling, Jim Gourley is eager and ready to take the first step. The moment that Gourley was notified that Kenosha.com became an available domain name, he knew just the right way to compliment a community he has known and loved his entire life.
It all began with an overly generous tip and a will to want to help. Stan Anderson is leading the way to support local restaurant owners by collecting community donations and surprising local business owners throughout Racine, Wisconsin. The campaign has been publicized on local news stations all over the state and is known as Venmo Challenge Racine.
From growing up on an East Troy dairy farm to running her own non-profit organization for individuals with intellectual disabilities, Jamie Stilling-Stepp shares how her inspirational journey led her to begin an organization known as Seeds of Hope. Learn more at: https://seedsofhopewi.org/
Mandy and Chris Fox planned out what they thought was going to be a relaxing and uneventful vacation to Jamaica. Little did they know that this trip would later develop into an organization called, The Irie (Blessed) Child and an opportunity to give community back to children with the simple donation of a soccer ball. Learn more at IrieChild.org.
At the young age of 7 years old, Seth Bayles was diagnosed with a rare auto immune disorder that would affect his life forever. Instead of conceding to the pain, Seth has chosen joy and the opportunity to inspire others. For our first Feel Good Friday Podcast, CSB President and CEO, Scott Huedepohl chats with Seth and his mom, Julie, on what motivates Seth to get through each day with positivity and the story of how he earned the nickname "pop-tab kid".
For this special podcast Community State Bank Market President, Robert Pieroni sits down with Habitat for Humanity of Kenosha Executive Director, Angela Elliott to discuss how Habitat for Humanity has been an instrumental part of the Kenosha community and their exciting plans to build a ReStore in the Kenosha market. To learn more you can also visit them online at www.habitatkenosha.org.
For this special podcast Community State Bank Kenosha Market President, Robert Pieroni sat down with Deputy Rowe of the Kenosha County Sheriff Department to discuss the Kenosha D.A.R.E / Deputy Friendly program and the impact it has on local students. They also discuss upcoming events and how the community can get involved and support the program.
This special podcast, donation and #Gift2Giving journal entry is dedicated to the US Armed Forces. Thank you for serving our country! For this unique podcast, CSB sits down with VetsRoll, Inc. Board President, Mark Finnegan and Med Team Volunteer, Matt Francis to discuss the annual trip that VetsRoll puts together for Veterans all over the country. We also learn how we, the community, can continue to support a cause that is giving back to those who have put everything on the line for our freedom. It's a story you will not want to miss. Please visit https://www.gift2giving.com/journal to read the complete donation journal entry.