Wayne Bisek, the Oregon man who runs the organization Buckets for Hunger, will represent southern Wisconsin at the National Jefferson Awards ceremony.
Angela and Tony Steinhauer lost their son to a congenital heart defect. Now, they honor his memory through a fund to help other families.
The Jefferson Awards recognizes dedication and service of volunteers who transform lives and strengthen communities across the United States.
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.
A little boy in Sun Prairie is working to keep bellies full and food pantry shelves stocked.
A Dane County woman is taking her passion for volunteerism and is passing it along to the next generation.
A Madison woman has made it her mission to better the community, volunteering with people who she says often get treated unfairly.
A local Jefferson Award Winner was honored Thursday at the national gala in Washington, D.C.
There’s a place in Madison where anyone can go to get a free, homemade meal.