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Urban spelunking: A new, 1927 home for Bader Philanthropies

February 28, 2017. Read story from OnMilwaukee. Recently, I had a chat with a friend who suggested that a good philanthropic organization shifts with the landscape, adapts to the needs of its community, is flexible and bends to meet those those needs. Rather than bestowing an unneeded gift, he said, it asks, “what do you … Continued

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Minority construction company picked for Bader Philanthropies project

January 30, 2017. Watch full story at TMJ4. Minority construction company picked for Bader Philanthropies project – Story Bader Philanthropies is moving its global headquarters from downtown Milwaukee to the Harambee neighborhood, and the foundation has selected one of Milwaukee’s fastest-growing minority companies to head the rehab of their new building. This project is reflecting both … Continued

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Bader Philanthropies selects Milwaukee contractor

January 27, 2017. Read story from the Journal Sentinel. Once again, Bader Philanthropies Inc. is betting on Milwaukee. On Friday, the foundation will announce the hiring of JCP Construction, a local, minority-owned firm, to be the general contractor of its global headquarters in the city’s Harambee neighborhood. “We really want to make sure we live the … Continued

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JCP Construction to build new Bader Philanthropies HQ

January 27, 2017 – Read story from BizTimes. Milwaukee-based JCP Construction, LLC has been selected as the general contractor to build the new global headquarters for Bader Philanthropies, Inc. on Martin Luther King Drive in Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood. JCP recently purchased its office building on King Drive and since launching the firm less than 10 years … Continued

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Bader Philanthropies hires minority builder to lead HQ work

January 27, 2017- Read from the Milwaukee Business Journal. JCP Construction LLC, founded by three Phelps brothers in Milwaukee in 2008, landed its biggest job as a general contractor building the $9.5 million Bader Philanthropies Inc. headquarters. It’s rare for minority-owned builders like JCP Construction to be the lead contractor on projects of that size, … Continued

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A lifeline to women, Meta House gets lifeline of its own

December 11, 2016 – Read story from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. You remember Laurie Hastings don’t you? The girl next door? Honor student? Sang in the choir? Ever wonder what happened to Laurie? Well, after high school, she met the wrong guy, had a baby and became a heroin addict. That’s not her entire story, … Continued

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Road Scholar, the nation’s largest educational travel institution for adults.

Road Scholar provides opportunities for older family caregivers in Wisconsin to benefit from the learning, community, and rejuvenation that are the hallmarks of a Road Scholar learning adventure. Participants experience in-depth and behind-the-scenes learning opportunities by land and by sea on travel adventures designed for boomers and beyond. Through the Helen Daniels Bader Fund, a Bader … Continued

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Congratulations to 2016 MacArthur Fellow, Anne Basting!

Anne has been a long-time leader enhancing the quality of life of adults living with dementia in Milwaukee, the State of Wisconsin and throughout the world. In 1998, Anne created TimeSlips, a simple revolution in elder care by infusing creativity into care relationships and systems. Today, facilitators share the creative storytelling method in care communities, … Continued

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Plan Commission OKs north side apartments, museum

October 17, 2016 – Read story from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. A plan to create apartments and a new home for America’s Black Holocaust Museum on Milwaukee’s north side, as well as a separate proposal for a new north side office building, have both received preliminary city zoning approval. Maures Development Group LLC and J. Jeffers … Continued

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Inspiration, loving memories help spark rebirth for West Side playground

October 20, 2016 – Read the full article from OnMilwaukee. In 1996, Wright Street Playground was renamed for Marcus DeBack, a nine-year-old boy and innocent bystander who was shot and killed on the playground while leading a younger boy away from violence which had erupted on the basketball court. For Alderman Michael J. Murphy, who … Continued