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Our community thrives when we work together for good. Discover how your help furthers our cause and supports our vital programs. Learn how we helped 70,983 people in 2018.


  • People Helped by Our Basic Needs Division in 2018

    68,585

  • Energy Assistance Applications Processed in 2018

    41,976

  • Individuals Received Milwaukee Women's Center Services in 2018

    1,951

  • Job Seekers Found Free Clothing in the Bottomless Closet in 2018

    755

Our Mission

Community Advocates provides individuals and families with advocacy and services to meet their basic needs so they may live in dignity. With your help we can make a difference. Learn more and get involved.


News & Notes

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Learn more about Community Advocates’ busy 2018 in our annual report! As Community Advocates’ Board President Sheree Dallas Branch writes in the introduction, “In the City of Milwaukee, 27% of our neighbors live below the poverty line, a number that is more than double the national average."