MORE THAN JUST A PIG ROAST

Mel’s Charities has donated $1 million to Ozaukee County causes in the past 20 years

WHAT WE RAISE STAYS HERE

100% of net proceeds from events is distributed in Ozaukee County

NEVER FORGET

Memorial Scholarships keep memories alive for generation

YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS STUFF UP

See the story of Mel’s Charities in this new documentary video

“Great Times for Great Causes”

What We Raise Here Stays Here…and We’re Just Getting Started!

Mel’s Charities supports Ozaukee Nonprofit Center

Mel’s Charities awarded the Ozaukee Nonprofit Center $20,000 to put toward a collaborative grant to help support the human service partner agencies located on the ONC campus.

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Cornerstone, Mel’s Charities hand out ‘Bags of Joy’

Cornerstone Community Bank partnered with Mel’s Charities to deliver 60 “Bags of Joy” to people identified as needing a pick-me-up this holiday season.

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Pump it Up for Mel’s

From now until May 15, 2022, Citgo Super Sales in Grafton and Cedarburg will donate 10 cents to Mel’s Charities for every gallon pumped at specially marked Spirit Pumps.

UPCOMING SIGNATURE EVENTS

BC’s 8-PIN TAP
May 13-14, 2022
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MEL’S RIVER RUN
May 28, 2022

 

MELAPALOOZA
July 15-16, 2022
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MEL’S PIG SCRAMBLE GOLF OUTING
July 18, 2022
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MEL’S BAGS 4 BUCZEK
September 17, 2022
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MEL’S FUN RUN/WALK
September 24, 2022
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MEL’S PIG ROAST
September 25, 2022
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OUR STORY

Mel’s Charities’ mission is to provide “Great Times for Great Causes,” supporting non-profit organizations in Ozaukee County, with a strong emphasis on special needs, memorial scholarships, and human service organizations.

Our goal has always been to help others while having fun. In 2021 Mel’s Charities provided grants totaling over $232,000 to Ozaukee County recipients. What began as a $350 gift in 1999 has now grown to over $1.6 million in total grants.

One hundred percent of the net proceeds from all events are donated back to the community.

    • Click here for more information about our mission and our continued growth.
    • We made the front page of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Click here for the whole story.
    • Click here to see the new documentary “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: The Story of Mel’s Charities.”

WHAT’S NEW

Mel’s Charities celebrates 23 years of Great Times for Great Causes

CEDARBURG — Mel’s Charities celebrated its 23 years of Great Times for Great Causes with its annual pig roast held Sunday, Sept. 12 at Cedars III in Cedarburg. By far one of Mel’s Charities’ larger fundraising events, Mel’s Pig Roast featured an afternoon of food, fun and prizes.

Held in a 6,000-square-foot tent on the Cedars III grounds, pig roast guests were not only treated to food and drinks but also football and baseball on several big screen TVs.

First photo: Guests checked out their raffle ticket numbers hoping to win one of Mel’s famous raffle bags.

Second photo: Mel’s Charities ambassadors (l-r) Ross Rintelmann, Robert and Donald Kolenko and Aaron Gresch along with Tom Stanton, draw tickets from a bucket picking winners for prizes such as 50-yard line Packers tickets, a 70 inch big screen TV and a beer kegerator.

Last photo: Tom ‘Mel’ Stanton addresses the crowd thanking them for their support of the charity.

 

Photos by Mark Justesen/News Graphic

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Aaron Gresch has been a friend, Ambassador, volunteer at Mel's Charities for 15+ years!
Aaron has been a "Get it Done" guy since the day we met him!
Congratulations! We are so proud of you!
#aaron
#ambassador
#servantheartWe want to congratulate Aaron for his recent honor as one of United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County's Success Stories for 2021.

Throughout the pandemic, Aaron has served as an essential employee for Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. He has been a prominent example of an individual who shows pride in his work each and every day, all while helping our community move forward during these trying times.

We're proud to have you as part of the Portal community, Aaron!

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Aaron Gresch has been a friend, Ambassador, volunteer at Mels Charities for 15+ years!
Aaron has been a Get it Done guy since the day we met him!
Congratulations! We are so proud of you!
#aaron
#ambassador 
#servantheart

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Cassie Lynch Marie Lynch Kevin Winter Michael Winter

Congratulations Aaron! You deserve this!

Congratulations to Aaron! Great job.

Congratulations Aaron!

Outstanding. This is AWESOME. Congratulations Aaron!!

Great job, Aaron!

Fantastic Aaron! Congrats!!

Way to go Aaron! Well deserved!😊👍

Way to go Aaron

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