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For more information about Holiday giving and how you can get involved,
please check out our Holiday Giving Tool Kit.

Holiday Giving Tool Kit

It's easy to GET INVOLVED . . .

Eras Senior Network is excited to work with the community to fill up to 900 self-sufficiency gifts for seniors and adults with disabilities living on a fixed income. Recipients living in Milwaukee County and Waukesha County must be current clients of Eras and have a demonstrated need for the gifts. Due to COVID-19, we are focusing on the most basic needs. Please help us give at least $50 in gift cards and postage stamps to each of our recipients.

Did you know that 15% of Waukesha County seniors and 17% of Milwaukee County seniors qualify for government-funded Family Care Services (healthcare and nutrition services are provided for them)? Many of the remaining 85% of the senior population in Waukesha County and 83% of senior population in Milwaukee County are at risk of malnutrition, homelessness, premature institutionalization, and inadequate healthcare due to increasing fees/taxes/premiums and lack of personal/family resources and needed transportation options. These seniors cannot afford to pay for private services and must rely on community services available at no cost. Waukesha County's rapidly growing and aging senior population requires ongoing, community-based, accessible and affordable care to assist in maintaining a safe level of independent living and avoiding government funding to subsidize nursing home care.

We hope you will consider supporting the 2021 Holiday Giving Program, especially in light of the growing needs of the seniors and adults with disabilities in our community.

Flyer for Partners

Become a Sponsor

Stocking Stuffer:

$500 to sponsor care packages for 5 seniors

Marketing Benefits: Company logo and sponsor listing on
Eras website and listing in Annual Report.

St. Nick:

$1000 to sponsor care packages for 10 seniors

Marketing Benefits: Company logo, company link and sponsor listing on Eras website and listing in Annual Report.

Flying Reindeer:

$1500 to sponsor care packages for 15 seniors

Marketing Benefits: Company logo, company link and sponsor listing on Eras website, recognition in monthly e-newsletter and listing in Annual Report.

Wish List

Gifts we need this year

  • Books of Forever Stamps
  • $10 Walgreens Gift Cards
  • $10 Pick 'n Save Gift Cards
  • $10 Walmart Gift Cards

Unwrapped items and money collected to purchase gifts are due by December 13th, 2021.

Mailing Your Donation: If you are able to mail your donation to us, please do so to help with social distancing. Donations of items or funds to purchase items can be mailed to:

Eras Senior Network (Attn: Becca Snow)
2607 N Grandview Blvd Suite 150
Waukesha, WI 53188

Dropping Off Your Donation or Scheduling a Pick-Up:

Waukesha County: Donations may be dropped off at our Waukesha office (same address as above) Monday through Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm. Please note, during this time, all visitors entering the office building and Eras suite are required to wear a face covering. We are happy to coordinate a curbside pick-up if you would prefer to remain in your vehicle.

Milwaukee County:
Eras Senior Network c/o YWCA
Attn: Freda Wright
1915 N. Doctor MLK Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53212

Thank you for your consideration in supporting our Holiday Giving Program! Please contact Becca Snow at (262) 522-2409 or with any questions.

"I'm really impressed with all the very usable gifts in the package. Thank you very much." - Carrin, 72

Thank you to our 2020 Holiday Giving Donors

Kathleen Adelmeyer
Brian Ammerman
Larry Ampe
Mary Baer
Mary Ann Barragry
Randi Bautch
Jacqueline Bayer
Cathy Bellovary
Michael Berry
Best Choice House Buyers
Erin Blum
Ellen Borque
Sara Bowen
Kathy Bruning
Pamela Bugiel
Leanne Buttke
Brian Butzine
Bonnie & Mike Camp
Sheila Carignan
Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church
Christ the Servant Lutheran Church
Christ the Victor Lutheran Church
Christ United Methodist Church
Mark Chwalek
Becky Coad
Candy Couden
Judy Denk
Christine Derivan
Divine Mercy Catholic Church
Divine Mercy Parish
Karen Doering
Joy Dowd
Donna Dziewik
Marge Fandre
First Congregational UCC - Oconomowoc
J.H. Flores
Betsy Forrest
Shannon Fox
Judith Freimark
Friends of Franklin
Kathy Gale
Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church
Kathryn Gloede
Eric & Robin Grismer
Dennis & Barbara Gritzmacher
John & Joyce Grundle
Nancy Gueldner
Hales Corners Lutheran Church
James Herre
Cathy Hoelter
Jim Holmes
Gail Hovey
Barb Hubbard
Patricia Huth
Frances Jackson
Tracy Jendrzejek
Thomas Jessup
Jubilee Christian Family Church
Dolores Kaczkowski
Candy Karlen
Tom Kelly
Linda Kenney
Rosemary King
Angela King NSSA
Rebecca Klug
Sue Knudsen
John Koehler
Nancy Kopfhammer
Diane Kosarzycki
Jan Krawczyk
Mike Kreinz
Brianna Kulp
Cathy Labinski
Laurel Oaks Senior Community
Kay Leicht
Rick Luedke

Ed and Sandi Magedanz
Jenny Magestro
Paul Maliszewski
Chuck & Sue Malone
Cory Mankowski
JoAnn Maranan
Jean Mathe
Kathleen McClure
Yvonne McCormick
Sue Michalski
Diane Miller
Mary Molling
Gail Morley
Mother of Perpetual Help Parish Human Concerns Committee
MOVA Business Solutions
Cindy Murdock
Mary Mutza
New Berlin Junior Women's Club
Merri Nichol
Larry Nines
Regina Oberlin
Our Savior's Lutheran Church
Christine Pacyga
Pam Paulson
Terri Phillips
Planning Resource Group
Karen Pohl
Maggie Potrzebowski
Jan & Wade Radabaugh
Helen Ramon
Judy Reifenberg
Thomas Ribbens
Corliss Rice
Virginia Riesing
Sharon Rindfleisch
Patricia Rosek-Johnson
Arlene Rosenbecker
Bob Ryder
Joe Sauer
Margaret Schell
Rosie & Joe Schilz
John & Amanda Schindler
Jerry & Karen Schmidt
Karen Schulteis
Paula Schulthess
Amy Scrobel
Marge Shantz
Melanie Sikma
Kathy Smith
Jay & Sue Sobota
Sandy Solberg
St. Joseph Parish
St. Matthews Ev Lutheran Church, ELCA
St. Therese Parish
Mary Steinke
Beth Stoskopf
Kurt Susek
Sussex United Methodist Church
Janelle Teraoka
Carol True
Mary Uglow
Heather Uzowulu
Wendy Vehanen
Matthew Vick
Steve Visuri
Michael Wahoviak
Wednesday Night Grace Group
Susan Wells
Carol Wendt
Pat Wiedeman
Jim Winiecki
Mike Wittig
Douglas and Diane Wolak
Joyce Woods
Lawrence Young
Susan Zylka

Grants and Major Community Donors

ADRC of Waukesha County
Atonement Lutheran Church
Cheryl Gemignani
Green Bay Packers
Hart Park Senior Center
Holy Apostles Church
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Kwik Trip Cares
Mike & Ginny McBride
MKE Responds Fund - Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Oconomowoc Area Foundation
ProHealth Care
Roundy's Supermarkets
Salem United Methodist Church
St James Catholic Church Franklin
St. James Parish Menomonee Falls
St. Pius X Catholic Church
St. William Catholic Church
Gary and Jane Swick
Three Pillars Senior Living Communities
Thrivent - Trinity Lutheran Church
United Way Holiday Giving Tree Program
Richard Wagner
We Energies Foundation
You Are Special, Inc.