Community Impact

In 2020,  Mattie’s Field of Dreams became a reality thanks to Mel’s Charities and other community leaders. Click  HERE for details.

Making Ozaukee County an even greater place to work, play and live

Whether it’s funding for a new playground, sports facility, support for our veterans or combating the addiction problem, Mel’s Charities is dedicated to making a positive impact in our community.  Recipients in 2022 included:

  • Bags of Joy
  • Danny Fullington Foundation
  • Every American Legion post in Ozaukee County
  • Grafton/Cedarburg Rotary Club Music Festival
  • Grafton Little League- Matt Malkowski Field of Dreams.
  • Grafton K9 Foundation
  • Herren Talks
  • Kevin Winter “Golden Voice” award
  • Midwest BBQ Outreach
  • Ozaukee Nonprofit Center
  • Zora’s Fund

As we continue to find new ways to improve lives in Ozaukee County, Mel’s Village in Saukville will provide even more impact, providing a welcoming and exciting place for all people.


Mel’s has brought former NBA star Chris Herren to address the critical addiction crisis in our communities. Click HERE for details.

Mel’s distributes Bags of Joy to people who could use some added joy in their lives. Click HERE for details.

Mel’s Charities works with other organizations to support the building of playgrounds for children of all abilities. Click HERE for details.

Mel’s supports Midwest Barbeque Outreach which stages large scale charity BBQ cooks for veterans and community organizations. Click  HERE for details.