Cream City Foundation mobilizes philanthropic resources for the LGBTQ+ community of SE Wisconsin
Cream City Foundation mobilizes philanthropic resources to:
Raise money from individuals, corporations, and organizations who provide the Foundation with a diverse investment portfolio of general funds, donor and corporate advised funds, and the building blocks of an endowment;
Fund direct service and advocacy organizations to ensure meaningful change for the LGBTQ+ community, as well as encoura
ging vibrant arts, culture and athletic programs, and
Convene strategic collaborations and partnerships to identify effective solutions for the LGBTQ+ community.
Tickets to the Cream City Foundation 2023 Business Equality Luncheon Presented by GE HealthCare are now on sale via our website!
We are also excited to announce our Keynote Speaker - Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld - President of the American Medical Association (AMA). Among his many other accomplishments, Dr. Ehrenfeld is the first gay person to lead the AMA.
Ticket Link: https://creamcityfdn.org/events/2023-bel/
W-O-W!! Two and half weeks ago we were joined by a sold out crowd at our Summer Social who celebrated Pride Month with us. In total the event raised over $20,000 in support of Cream City Foundation's mission! This includes over $5,000 raised in support of our scholarship program - double our goal!! Thank you!
Our Summer Social was a huge success, thanks to the generosity of numerous community businesses and members that provided in-kind donations for our raffle and silent auction. THANK YOU all for your continued support!
Congrats Kevin on one year leading the center! Thank you for your leadership and sharing your story.
Kevin Turner-Espinoza made history as the first Black, gay and cis man to lead the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center as its newest Executive Director.
Great video highlighting Diverse & Resilient’s Justin Roby and Michail Takach/Don Schwamb from Wisconsin LGBTQ History Project. Thank you all for sharing why visibility is important!
Thank you Diverse and Resilient for your sponsorship of our 2023 Summer Social! Looking forward to a fabulous night of celebrating Pride and raising funds for our 2023-2024 scholarship program!
Thank you John Shannon and Jan Serr for your Gold Sponsorship of our 2023 Summer Social!
Thank you Colectivo Coffee for your sponsorship and joining us in serving coffee during our 2023 Summer Social!
She's one of Milwaukee's most legendary entertainers whose performances gained national recognition over the years, Janice Toy.
REMINDER! Today (June 23) is the last day to purchase tickets to our Summer Social. The event is almost at capacity and we will not be able to accommodate in-person ticket purchases. creamcityfdn.com/summersocial
Thank you Janice Shogren for your Silver Sponsorship of our 2023 Summer Social and your support of CCF's mission!
Thank you Chorus Community Health Plans for your generous sponsorship of our 2023 Summer Social! Your support is making a difference to how many future leaders we will be able to award scholarships to this year!
Thank you Lupe Martinez for your Silver Sponsorship of our 2023 Summer Social! Tickets are on sale until June 23rd!
Thank you Mary Messerlie for your generous Silver sponsorship! We can't wait to see you on June 28th at the Charles Allis Art Museum!
Every attendee to our upcoming Summer Social (June 28th) will receive a gift to redeem a free bundtlet from Nothing Bundt Cakes! They are soooo yummy! Thank you Nothing Bundt Cakes for your support!
Thank you Courage MKE for your support and sponsorship of our 2023 Summer Social! Show up and Show your Pride, June 28th - remaining tickets are going fast!
This year's Summer Social silent auction is now live and online - fantastic items are waiting! The auction closes June 28th at 7:30 PM. Thank you to all our incredibly generous donors.
Thank you Ron Jacquart and Gary Van Wert for your generous Platinum Sponsorship! See you all on June 28th!
Wow, thank you Husch Blackwell for your amazing support of our 2023 Summer Social! Looking forward to a night of fun, all while supporting scholarships for our future LGBTQ+ leaders!
Shop for Pride and support CCF - online or in-person! Thank you Lauren Marvell Illustrations & Milwaukeehome
Both vendors will be at our Summer Social!
Thank you Milwaukee Pride for your generous partnership sponsorship of our 2023 Summer Social! We can't wait to see you all on June 28th!
Happy Juneteenth! None of us can be free until all are free...
As we celebrate PRIDE MONTH, for today’s Steph Connects, Steph sits down with two drag performers who share their journey into the art form.
Thank you Shepherd Express for your generous media sponsorship of our upcoming Summer Social! Come dressed to "show your pride" on the 28th!
Sending our ❤️ to County Supervisor and CCF Board Member Peter Burgelis in his recovery from this vicious attack. Thank you Peter for being a tireless advocate for LGBTQ+ communities and not detered from this act of violence.
A Milwaukee County Board Supervisor was attacked at Mayfair Mall on Monday, the Wauwatosa Police Department confirmed to TMJ4 News.
Thank you Milwaukee PBS for your generous sponsorship of our upcoming Summer Social. Get ready for June 28th!!
Thank you GE HealthCare for your Pride level sponsorship of our upcoming Summer Social! See you all on June 28th!
Thank you Out Families (outfamilies.org) for your generous sponsorship of our upcoming Summer Social.
“The heart of a warrior beats with grace and perseverance,” qualities Ronnie Grace radiates. Read the Journal Sentinal's lovely profile of Ronnie Grace. Part 2 of their 5 part series highlighting Black LGBTQ+ elders in our community LGBT Milwalkee Diverse & Resilient
Grace's work as peer navigator, someone who helps people diagnosed with HIV get information and treatment, has made him beloved figure in Milwaukee.
Thank you MCC - Milwaukee Metropolitan Community Church for your generous Summer Social sponsorship! See you all on June 28th!
Thank you MKE LGBT Community Center for your sponsorship of our 2023 Summer Social on June 28th! If you don't have tickets yet, ... it's not too late!
What do you all think of Human Rights Campaign's recent National State of Emergency and Guide? TMJ4 covered it last night along with comments from CCF.
It was an announcement that left Jodyann Morgan, who runs a black queer-owned candle business in Milwaukee, speechless.
Have a great time at our table (terrace, section 404) with the Milwaukee Brewers Pride Night! Come on by, decorate a koozie and learn more about what's happening at CCF.
A local podcast helping listeners discover Wisconsin's LGBTQ history has returned for its second season.
Fantastic Pride Month Profile of Dynasty Scott - made possible through the work of LGBT Milwalkee with support from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and SC Johnson, A Family Company. Just the first of five profiles of Milwaukee Black LGBTQ+ Elders the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will feature this Pride Month!
This video includes excerpts of an interview of Dynasty Scott recorded as part of the House of History project. Learn more at houseofhistory.org
All ready for the Pride Parade! CCF and Karen Valentine!
Coming to Pridefest? Checkout our table at the Health and Wellness Area!
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Have you purchased your tickets? There is still time to do so. Head to https://creamcityfdn.org/events/2022-bel/ to purchase yours today!
Our Voice Milwaukee (chorus for gay men and allies) is looking for new members. In preparation for winter concerts, they are excited to once again host practice on Tuesdays. Practices will resume on Tuesday, September 13th!
Please visit ourvoicemke.org or email [email protected] to learn more today!
So, thank you Husch Blackwell, Crivello Carlson, S.C., Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Gay Sports Network, VB&R von Briesen & Roper, s.c., Shepherd Express, GE, Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Diverse & Resilient, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Fair Wisconsin and Courage MKE for your generous support!
Interested in sponsoring or attending the Business Equality Luncheon? There is still time to make your plans. Visit https://creamcityfdn.org/events/2022-bel/ to learn more.
Want to attend the event? Then visit https://creamcityfdn.org to learn more about sponsorship and tickets.
See you on October 7th!
Congratulations to all of the 2022 recipients! Also, huge shout out to our board member Charles Nash for presenting the award!
We are excited to bring back the Business Equality Luncheon this fall at the Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee! Stay tuned as ticket sales and sponsorships will be announced soon!
We hope to see you there!
Be on the lookout in the coming weeks as we will soon announce our 2022 Scholarship Program recipients.