Supporting Families & Communities

Whether we’re countering food insecurity with family gardens and assistance programs or sharing the skills to raise healthy kids and reach financial security, UW Colleges and UW-Extension are helping solve the pressing needs of Wisconsin families, communities and students.

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SUPPORTING FAMILIES & COMMUNITIES IMPACT STORIES SUBMITTED 101

See how our institutions are supporting families & communities throughout Wisconsin:


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Betsy P

The Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education, where I serve as a Board Director, is appreciative of our partnership with UW-Extension.


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Joshua C

I attended the "Insights on Recent Changes to Wisconsin Land Use Law" webinar in February produced by the UW-Extension Local Government Center (LGC) and UW Department of Urban & Regional Planning.


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Fred S

My garden crops were not as fruitful they as used to be, so I had soil tested at UW-Extension in Appleton. When the results were in, Kevin & Kaitlin sat down with me and figured out what had to be added to the soil, how much, why, and the procedure to follow.


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Tiffany B

On behalf of the Denmark Community Business Association (DCBA), I would like to thank Allyson Watson, Community & Economic Development Educator, for all of her hard work and dedication to the DCBA in the past year.


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Tammy

I already looked up the home alone videos with my 11 year-old. She kept rolling her eyes, but I think it opened up a nice dialogue about what she really would do in a real life emergency.


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Robert B

I would like to comment on the outstanding job Mike Kornmann of UW-Extension has been doing in northwestern Wisconsin.


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Cathy M

I just want to send a thank you to Art for a job well done on our retreat follow-up report. I think you did an outstanding job of facilitating that meeting and really zeroing in on what was discussed.


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Vanessa S

As a mother of four, I appreciate the convenience and opportunity of being able to earn a degree in engineering at UW-Washington County. The collaborative program with UW-Platteville makes it possible for me to complete my degree without ever leaving West Bend.


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Pam I

I really liked how the ladies had the children understand how important it is for them to know how many germs they actually have on their hands. The experiment with the black light and powder really showed the children how germs can get transferred from people to people and things.


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