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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 older adults and 17% of Milwaukee County older adults qualify for government-funded Family Care Services (healthcare and nutrition services are provided for them)? Many of the remaining 85% of the older adult population in Waukesha County and 83% of older adult 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 older adults cannot afford to pay for private services and must rely on community services available at no cost. Milwaukee County and Waukesha County’s rapidly growing and aging older adult 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 2022 Holiday Giving Program, especially in light of the growing needs of the older adults 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 funds collected to purchase gifts are due by December 12 th, 2022.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 2607 N Grandview Blvd Suite 150 Waukesha, WI 53188

Dropping Off Your Donation:To include your donation in this year’s packages, unwrapped donations are due to an Eras Senior Network office no later than Monday, December 12th, 2022.Waukesha office: (same address as above) Monday through Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm.Greendale office: Monday through Friday between 9am and 4pm. The address is 5960 W. Loomis Road, Greendale, 53129 (Northern Entrance of St. Alphonsus Parish, Door B6)Thank you for your consideration in supporting our Holiday Giving Program! Please contact Vanessa Harris at (414) 488-6780 or with any questions.

“I just checked my mail and I got your surprise package in an envelope with a beautiful card and gift cards. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. That came from a lot of planning, a lot of donations and a lot of kind, sincere people that care a lot about others.” -Joan, 67 from West Allis

Thank you to our 2021 Holiday Giving Donors

Linda Acheson
Larry Ampe
Mary Baer
Larry Baker
Mary Ann Barragry
Julie Bates
Cathy Bellovary
Erin Blum
Sue Bronson
Pat Bykowski
Bonnie Camp
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home
Christ the Servant Lutheran Church
Karen Clemins
Mary Cook
Coordinated Power Systems, Inc.
Judith Danto
Judy Denk
Christine Derivan
Divine Mercy Parish
Emily Donahue
Ralph Drees
James and Mary Jo Duquaine
First Congregational Church UCC Hartland
Carolynn Fish
Heather Fortney
Stacie Gabor
Kathy Gale
Linda Garland
Gethsemane United Methodist Church
Kate Gloede
Karin Grant
Dennis and Barbara Gritzmacher
Joyce Grundle
Tim Hahn
Amy Hall
James Herre
Roland Hoffman Hoffman
Gail Hovey
Gail Hovey
Dean & Barb Hubbard
Maureen Hurley
Jeremy Huston
Jeff and Debbie Jansen
Michelle Jetzer

Jubilee Christian Family Church
Dolores Kaczkowski
Arlene Kasten
Barry and Joanie Kerwin
Cindy Kielkuck
Cheryl King
Angela King
Cheryl Kmiecik
Mary Konowalski
Nancy Kopfhammer
Sharon Kraklow
Michael Krawczyk
Catherine Labinski
Chris and Jill Lane
Lynne LaRosa
Marcy Larson
Jim Lathrop
Laurel Oaks Senior Community
Dave Leatherberry
Kay Leicht
Angela Leigl
Willa Lloyd

Rick Luedke
Mary Mainella
Cynthia Maurice-Comte
Kathleen McClure
Linda McFarlane
Judy McMillan
Denise Meyer
Sue Michalski
Doreen Mikeal
Diane Miller
Paul Miller
Mary Molling
Mother of Perpetual Hope Parish
Mary Nehrling
Sarah Olszewski
Izzy Otto
Donna Pauls
Pam Paulson
Carol Pawlak
Margaret Pearson
Janet Petesch
Mary Pfeiffer
Muriel Plichta

Margaret Pray
Helen Ramon
Ellie Rebensburg
Dan and Judy Reifenberg
Jo Reitman Wolf
Corliss Rice
Joann Richter
Virginia Riesing
Kim Ritter
Alice Rozek
Michael Rudolf
Saint Joseph Catholic Church
Saint Paul Catholic Church
Saint Roberts Catholic Church
Saint Therese Parish
Salem United Methodist Church
Rosalie and Joseph Schilz
Kim Seidl
Sue and Jay Sobota
Mary Anne Spencer
Brad Stanke
Julie Starks
Mary Steinbrenner
Mike and Beth Stoskopf
Sussex United Methodist Church
Sue Thomas
Linda Thompson
Carol True
Heather Uzowulu
Tammy Vogel
Diane Voit
Donald and Susan Walk
Elizabeth and Jerry Weber
Carol Weber
Pat Wiedeman
Wendy Wilson
Douglas & Diane Wolak
Joyce Woods
Betsy Wyatt
Charity Yoder
Marilyne Young
Gary Zander
Russell Zawacki

Grants and Major Community Donors

Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Holy Trinity Luteran Church
Mike Kreinz
Kwik Trip Kares
Mike and Virginia McBride
New Berlin Junior Women's Club
Saint James Catholic Church Franklin
Saint James Parish Menomonee Falls
Saint Leonard Church
Saint Matthew's Lutheran Church
Saint Pius X
Saint William Catholic Church
The Kroger Co. Foundation
Three Pillars Senior Living Communities
United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County
We Energies Foundation
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