2019 Community Volunteer Award Nominees

Congratulations to all of the 2019 Community Volunteer Award nominees!

Business Nominees
Bank of Sun Prairie – Sunshine Place, Inc.
Cummins, Inc.  – Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
CUNA Mutual Group – Lussier Community Education Center
Exact Sciences – Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin/United Way of Dane County
Schoeps Ice Cream – Goodman Community Center
Springs Window Fashions – Middleton Outreach Ministry
Zendesk – Goodman Community Center

Nonprofit Nominees
Badger Prairie Needs Network
Box of Balloons, Inc.
Braille Library & Transcribing Services, Inc.
CONNECT Madison
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS)
Keys to Dignity
Logan’s Heart and Smiles
Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR)
Next Step Ministries
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Sunshine Place, Inc.

Youth Nominees
Albert Wood – Friends of the State Street Family
Elaina Wagner – Sunshine Place, Inc.
Eric Berg – Badger Prairie Needs Network
Godfrey Bradshaw III – East Madison Community Center
Imaad Said – Agrace Hospice and Palliative Care
Kimberly Leon Teran – Middleton Cross Plains School District
Pedro Zepeda – Centro Hispano of Dane County
Samuel Stoiber – United Way/City of Madison/UW Extention
Shruti Parthasarathy – Heart to Soul in Action

Individual and Group Nominees
All Grace Food Pantry Volunteers – Grace Food Pantry
Andrea Hopkins, Megan Wood, Beth Maglio, Connie Geier & Kelly LeGrand – Friends of the State Street Family
Angele Abi – Catholic Multicultural Center
Barb Herbsleb – Good Shepherd Clothes Closet
Barb Severson – Dane County Humane Society
Barbara Komoroske – Triangle Community Ministry
Benefits Application Program – Madison-area Urban Ministry
Brandi Grayson
CAC Gleaners – Community Action Coalition
Caitlin Hoffman – Dane County Humane Society
Carly Schuna – Madison Circus Space
Catie Tollefson – Goodman Community Center
Dane Dances!
David Carlson – Linda and Gene Farley Center for Peace, Justice & Sustainability
Deborah Thompson – Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM)/Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS)
Dee Czarniecki – Dane County Humane Society
Diane Sliter – Oregon Area Food Pantry
Donna Slotten – Dane County Humane Society
Doug Waddell – Agrace Hospice and Palliative Care
Erin Chisman – Oregon Youth Center, Inc.
Family and Reading Connections – Madison-area Urban Ministry
Fay Ferington – Madison Senior Center
Frittz and Lidia Lazo – Planned Parenthood Of WI, Inc.
Gail Merkel – Dane County Humane Society
Gary Schmuhl – Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM)
Guenther Ruch – Agrace Hospice and Palliative Care
Heights Unlimited Volunteers – Heights Unlimited Community Resource Center
Jan Axelson/President of Friends of Cherokee Marsh – Friends of Cherokee Marsh
Jan Kinar – Dane County Humane Society
Jen Shaub – Lussier Community Education Center
Jerry Lehman – Habitat for Humanity of Dane County
Jesi Hartman – WAGs
Jewish Social Services Refugee Resettlement team – Jewish Social Services
Jim Lenzer – The River Food Pantry
Joan Gosewehr – Dane County Humane Society
JoAnn Tiedemann – Capitol City Band Association
Juan Ortega – Dane County Humane Society
Karen Reppen – Linda and Gene Farley Center for Peace, Justice & Sustainability
Karla Ortiz – Centro Hispano
Kate Payne – Capitol City Band Association
Kathleen Dare – Society of St. Vincent de Paul Madison
Kathy Raschke – The Rainbow Project
Kathy Stapleton – Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
Kelley Yefchak – Catholic Multicultural Center
Kelly LeGrand – Friends of the State Street Family
Lawrence Jolon – UNIDOS
Leah Huggett – The Road Home Dane County
Linda Lorentzen – Dane County Humane Society
Lindsey Brown – Madison-area Urban Ministry
Lois Curtiss – SAIL
Luke Kocher – Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Lynda Merill – Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS)
Marcia Wagner – SSM Health Adult Day Health Center
Mark Geisler – Mazomanie Fire Department
Mary Haefner – Agrace Hospice and Palliative Care
Mary Killingstad – Agrace Hospice and Palliative Care
Mary Lou Taylor – Food for Thought Initiative
Mary Sweeney – Agrace Hospice and Palliative Care
Meghan Stern – Goodman Community Center
MJ Wiseman – Community Action Coalition For South Central Wisconsin, Inc.
Pam Wilson – Girls Inc. of Greater Madison – GCC
Patricia “Pat” Berry – Badger Prairie Needs Network
Phillip Cox – Madison Area Food Pantry Gardens, Inc.
Phyllis Boyden – Ingleside Manor
Porsha Davis – Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Dane County
Randy Blumer – Agrace Hospice and Palliative Care
Richard Hoffman – Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
Ruth Lehr – Sunshine Place, Inc.
Shawna Lutzow – Community Pride Coalition
Susan Larson
– Dane County Humane Society
Sylvia Marek – UW-Madison Arboretum
Tasha Heryla – Dane County Humane Society
Theodore “Teddy” Chadwick – Centro Hispano
Todd Berge – Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Dane County
Tom & Terri Murphy – Goodman Community Center
Vickie Carroll – Buckets for Hunger, Inc.
Wayne Bisek – Buckets for Hunger, Inc.
YWCA Children’s Program – YWCA Madison