Friends of FMFM gathered at the Milwaukee Public Market for our Fall Harvest Tasting fundraising event on October 14, 2016. Proceeds funded the build of a rainwater harvesting system for the Rwandan Orphans Project - a home for street children in rural Rwanda. More than $5,000 was raised in this short evening!
FMFM's founder, Maria Nicholas-Groves participated in the 2014 BizTime Nonprofit Excellence Awards panel discussion. Maria participated in the panel along with three other Milwaukee business leaders discussing the importance of nonprofit and business partnerships.
Read the full story: https://www.biztimes.com/2014/11/24/a-celebration-of-nonprofit-excellence/
As Feeding Mouths Filling Minds is just kicking off their beginnings, local businesses and news jumped to support the group. A local creative firm, Savvy Panda, designed and hosted our first website, and a local reporter took an interest in us and published a story in Brookfield Now - an online publication covering local news. Without community support like this, we couldn't accomplish the projects we do every year.
Read the full story here: http://archive.brookfieldnow.com/news/doing-for-others-becomes-group-effort-nk76crd-174504641.html