Local Jefferson Award winner Wayne Bisek was honored by the nation’s leading nonprofit focused on fueling personal growth and leadership through public service.
A national movement to help people battling mental illness started in Madison.
The Jefferson Awards recognizes dedication and service of volunteers who transform lives and strengthen communities across the United States.
Steve Jacobson was born and raised in Wisconsin and it’s that giving spirit he gained here that he’s now spreading around the country.
Wayne Bisek, the Oregon man who runs the organization Buckets for Hunger, will represent southern Wisconsin at the National Jefferson Awards ceremony.
Fire Chief Mark Geisler has served his community for decades at the volunteer Mazomanie Fire Department.
Angela and Tony Steinhauer lost their son to a congenital heart defect. Now, they honor his memory through a fund to help other families.
Steve Fitzsimmons has been connecting with Madison police for years. It all started four years ago, as he took over the neighborhood watch in Midvale Heights.
Sherlyn Kleinow is being recognized with a Jefferson Award for her efforts in providing food, clothing and toys to people in need through the Grant County Holiday Project.
A southern Wisconsin retiree goes above and beyond when it comes to volunteering at the Madison Senior Center and for that, she’s being recognized with a Jefferson Award.
A woman in Marquette County is being recognized with a Jefferson Award for her work caring for cats at a no-kill shelter.