2000 - 2009: Through The Years

2000 Signature Organ Donor Awareness Program One in 2001 – Members of the organization were part of an organized effort to increase awareness regarding the need for African Americans to become organ donors. African Americans make up the largest group of minorities in need of an organ transplant. 

2001 Adopted Siefert School – Provided tutoring and assistance to the middle school students for the school year.  

2001 Adopt a Child’s Education in Haiti – In an effort to raise the level of education and literacy for children living in Haiti, the chapter provided funds to support three Haitian children for one entire year.

2001 Quilts for Teen Mothers at Mt. Sinai Hospital

2002 Participated in Community Baby Shower – Members of the chapter, in partnership with NBC-Affiliate, WTMJ-Channel 4, helped to supply needed baby supplies to at-risk moms in the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Donated items included clothing, food and other essentials.

2003 Established JoAnn Brown Nash Reading Room

2003 Co-hosted 2003 Area Conference

2003-2004 Sponsored Milwaukee First (Honoring of Black women in Milwaukee)

2004 St. Lucia Book Donation - In an effort to raise the level of education and literacy for children living in St. Lucia, the chapter shipped 15 boxes of books to a public library in Saint Lucia Caribbean Islands.

2004-2005 Art Festival – A collaborative effort with students and school officials at the Milwaukee High School of the Arts.

2006-PRESENT WOW Conference - Members of the chapter participated in the planning of the “WOMEN OF THE WORLD CONFERENCE,” A day-long event designed to empower women to become better advocates on the health issues impacting them and their families.   The event includes peer roundtable discussions, as well as “Ask the Expert,” a one-on-one consultation with health care clinicians. Ongoing workshops on diabetes, cancer and stress management were also offered. 

2006 Catch a Rising Star – A collaborative effort with students and school officials at the Milwaukee High School of the Arts.

2007 The Adrienne Davis Scholarship Fund Unveiled - Established scholarship fund in the memory of a chapter member who was a prominent business entrepreneur in Milwaukee.  

2008-2011 Social Development Commission - Members of the chapter partnered with SDC to support homeless families living in the agency’s Transitional Housing Units. Along with providing moral support, our members provided clothing and food for residents and hosted a Poster Art Contest, Breakfast with Santa and established a library at the facility to help empower residents.