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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A. Schmitt

The classes on nutrition that have been offered to us by FoodWIse have definitely impacted me and my students. Because of these classes, students are more educated about healthy food choices available to them.


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Tammie E

Green County Leaders, sponsored by UW-Extension, has been valuable for me in so many ways.


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Ian A

I am a hydrogeologist at Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in the Drinking Water and Groundwater program.


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Luke H

As a geologist working for a Madison consulting firm for the past 22 years, I have frequently utilized Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) maps, publications, and well logs.


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Andrew A

I work with municipal water utilities on identifying and protecting their groundwater sources. I frequently use Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey publications to understand the geology and groundwater flow in different parts of the state.


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Jesse L

As a participant of Green County Leaders (GCL), I was given a host of useful resources to help me better connect to my community. GCL exposed me to so many networks and special people, all of which has empowered me, both professionally and personally, to begin shaping my community in new ways.


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Brenda T

I'm involved with humanitarian foundation that helped young girls to have access to school. A couple of years ago, a friend and I solicited one of the services of the UW as an undergraduate student.


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Paul Z

As a graduate of the UW System and a farm operator, I have a profound appreciation of UW-Extension and its positive influence on a changing agriculture industry.


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Deborah D

I was on an Exploratory Committee for the city of Fond du Lac. Having Diana Hammer Tscheschlok from the UW-Extension office as our facilitator was an invaluable asset for our committee.


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