Steps to Make a Difference Walk is April 21, 2018

Steps to Make a Difference Walk is Saturday, April 21 at the Mauthe Center. Register here. Cost is $25 adults, $15 students (age 13-17), $5 children (age 12-5), children (under 4) free. This student-led event raises money that is then donated to three local nonprofits in the Green Bay area. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with a short presentation at 10 a.m. and then a 10:15 a.m. start. The run/walk has two routes for participants to choose from that wind through the Arboretum Trail and back to the Mauthe Center for refreshments. The three beneficiaries of this years walk include ASPIRO, Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary and the YWCA Greater Green Bay. See the Facebook event.

Video: PEA faculty promoting annual Steps Walk

Public and Environmental Administration (PEA) faculty created a fun video to help promote the annual Steps to Make a Difference Walk. The walk is April 29. Walk-up registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Mauthe Center. UW-Green Bay students are entirely responsible for the event and through the years have raised thousands of dollars for charitable causes. Watch the video. And more importantly, consider registering at University Information and Ticketing Center (UTIC). Cost: Students, $15. Adults, $25. 12 and under, Free. The Bay Area Humane Society, The Golden House, & CP Green Bay are this year’s recipients. More on this facebook page.

Philanthropy Club holds bake sale for Steps Walk

The Phoenix Philanthropy Club is hosting a bake sale from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, March 28 and 29, at the entrance to Mary Ann Cofrin Hall and the Garden Cafe. All proceeds go to the Steps to Make a Difference Walk (Saturday, April 29th) which benefits three local nonprofit organizations. Every bag of goodies will only cost $1. Mixed popcorn, brownies, cookies, banana bars and more.

 

Steps Walk raises $3,000 for local non-profits

Despite an incredibly blustery spring day, 60 walkers raised $3,000 for the Phoenix Philanthropy Club’s 10th annual Steps to Make a Difference Walk Saturday, April 9. The Steps Walk helps UWGB students develop important leadership skills as they research community needs, interview charities, and organize the entire event. All proceeds are donated to a selected group of nonprofit organizations. This year, The Einstein Project, New Leaf Foods Inc. and the Freedom House are the beneficiaries. Over the 10 years of the walk/run, students have raised more than $78,000 for local charities selected by students.

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Phoenix Friday — Get Loud and Step Up

This Friday (April 8) at The Phoenix Bookstore — 20% off all apparel. Playing at Cheapseats is the comedy, “Sisters.” Don’t miss the Steps to Make a Difference Walk Saturday beginning at The Mauthe Center, starting at 10 a.m. Also on Saturday, check out the Gaither Vocal Band at the Weidner Center at 6 p.m., tickets start at $26. The Danceworks performance is Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. On Sunday, the UW Varsity Band is performing at 2 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Checkout the Closeline Project taking place Friday through Sunday in the University Union. T-shirts are decorated to remember someone who has been sexually abused or assaulted.

UW-Green Bay is Stepping Up to make a difference

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host the 10th annual Steps to Make a Difference Walk at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 9. The walk will begin and end at the Richard Mauthe Center, 2418 Leon Bond Drive, near the University’s Kress Events Center.

Led by the student organization, the Phoenix Philanthropy Club, the Steps Walk is held annually each April. Students develop important leadership skills as they research community needs, interview charities, and organize the entire event. The Steps Walk encourages UWGB students, student organizations, faculty, staff, and community members to “step up” and help others by enjoying a walk/run on the campus arboretum trails while 100% proceeds are donated to a selected group of nonprofit organizations. This year, The Einstein Project, New Leaf Foods Inc., and The Freedom House will be the beneficiaries. Over the 10 years of the Walk, students have raised more than $75,000 for charities selected by students. A blog about the Steps Walk can be found at blog.uwgb.edu/phx2/.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the walk/run beginning at 10 a.m. Cost is $15 for students, $25 for non-students and free for those 12 and under. Registrations received by April 1 receive a $5 discount. The public can pre-register or make a donation by calling the University Ticketing and Information Center at (920) 465-2400. Donations and walk-up registrations are welcomed at the University Union main desk on campus, and are accepted online at: www.uwgb.edu/steps or www.facebook.com/stepswalk. For more information, contact student leaders Becca Weise weisrr18@uwgb.edu or Amy Niemuth niemam10@uwgb.edu.

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UWGB Philanthropy Club makes strides with ‘Steps to Make a Difference Walk’

top-steps-differenceMore than 100 walkers raised $4,658 to be shared among four local charities in the Steps to Make a Difference Walk last Saturday, April 11. House of Hope, myTeam Triumph, Kenya Help, and Live54218 will benefit. The total includes a $2000 matching grant from the Giving 2.0 Foundation. The Phoenix Philanthropy Club members organized the event as part of their annual service project. The event raises money for local nonprofit organizations, and gives students — many of them Public Administration majors who are pursuing nonprofit management careers — leadership experience.

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