Milwaukee's Philanthropic Community

Milwaukee's Philanthropic Community

Jill Economou, Director of Community Outreach at Ellenbecker Investment Group, hosts a unique show that explores ways to have an impact in our local community and the world. Guests include leaders of local non-profit organizations as well as individuals that have been inspired to create change. Listeners will learn the value and joy of giving and how they too can experience the feeling of giving back.

Episodes

May 10, 2021 45 min
Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide world class leadership training to every sector of Milwaukee and connect the people of the suburbs and city to create a more unified community with spiritual resources and service. Guests this week include: Nick Fowler & JoEllen Schwandt | MKE Leaders & Global Leadership Network Gary & Laurie Hendrickson | BASICS in ...
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide affordable, natural healing and wellness services in Spanish and English and integrative, holistic medical care to the underinsured or uninsured community. Guests this week include: Madeline Gianforte | Core el Centro Dr. Robert Fox | Shalem Healing
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that teach acceptance of differences and autism awareness and support children in crisis. Guests this week include: Denise Schamens | Good Friend Inc. Heather Lojeski | Faith, Hope & Love
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide educational programs, conservation efforts for endangered species and science and discovery programs for children. Guests this week include: Jodi Gibson | Zoological Society of Milwaukee Brian King | Betty Brinn Children's Museum
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide free medical services for Waukesha community members and the support programs and research provided by the hosting university. Guests this week include: Amy Vega | Waukesha Free Clinic Tom Pahnke | College of Health Sciences - Carroll University
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that help other nonprofits learn how to better deliver on their mission and a job board for nonprofit career opportunities in Wisconsin. Guests this week include: Rob Meiksins | Nonprofit Academy of Wisconsin Ben Hastil | Jobs That Help
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that help local children learn healthy communication skills, practice nonviolent conflict resolution and promote and encourage the next generation of leaders in campaigns for health, social justice and education. Guests this week include: Tracy Ebert | Peace Learning Center of Milwaukee Sharlen Moore | Urban Underground
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March 1, 2021 39 min
Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that help young people develop skills in building wooden boats along with confidence in life and also learn about the restoration and preservation of our Milwaukee history. Guests this week include: Mark Kuehn & Bill Nemke | All Hands Boatworks
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide confidential care and counseling for pregnant mothers and surrounds families in crisis with a caring, compassionate community. Guests this week include: Krys Crawley | Life's Connection Jennifer Shiller | Safe Families for Children
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that help families in the Waukesha area to achieve their dream of home ownership and provide meals for elementary school children on the weekends who might otherwise go hungry. Guests this week include: Sara Clark | Habitat for Humanity Waukesha County Nancy Major | Blessings in a Backpack
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February 8, 2021 41 min
Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide hope and help to individuals and their loved ones impacted by mental health concerns and building resilience and inclusion for mental health in Wisconsin. Guests this week include: Mary Madden | National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Sue McKenzie Dicks | WI Initiative for Stigma Elimination (WISE) & Rogers Behavioral Hea...
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide mentorship, support and developmental opportunities for young men and women. Guests this week include: Marco Morrison | Operation Dream Christy Miller | Pearls for Teen Girls
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January 25, 2021 43 min
Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide programs to help people with disabilities acquire skills and achieve their full potential and put on free, educating and entertaining Shakespeare in the Park live shows. Guests this week include: Sandra Gines & Mark Cage | Adaptive Community Approach Program (ACAP) Susan Fry | Optimist Theatre
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide one-on-one youth mentoring opportunities and services that help provide basic needs for families. Guests this week include: Amy Chionchio | Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee Kari Southern | Community Advocates
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December 29, 2020 42 min
Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide ministry and support to those experiencing homelessness, poverty and difficult circumstances. Guests this week include: Brother Robert Wotypka & Chuck Cmeyla | Capuchin Community Services Supporting House of Peace & St. Ben's Community Meal Program
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that fund grants and give donations to local non-profits and provide support services for families in need in Ozaukee county. Guests this week include: Carrie Matteson & Pam Stark | Woman’s Club of Wisconsin Lisa Holtebeck | Ozaukee Family Services
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide fitness classes to help heal and grow the mind, body and soul and that donate shoes to those in need in Africa. Guests this week include: Julie Palbicki and Christelle Vermeulen | Revelation Wellness Diane Studer | Soles for Jesus
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations and local chefs that provide meals and support for pregnant mothers and premature infant death awareness. Guests this week include: Alma Velez | March of Dimes Nicolas Ramos | Chef Latinos of WI
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide housing and a supportive environment for the family members of those needing medical attention. Guests this week include: Patty Metropulos | Kathy's House Dr. Malika Siker | Medical College of WI
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Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, discuss organizations that provide resources for neighbors in need and address environmental and sustainability issues. Guests this week include: Jeff Martinka & LaShawn Pierce | Neighborhood House Alec LePoidevin | Waukesha County Green Team
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