Thank you for your interest in serving with Compassion. Here you’ll find a list of our local and global partners.
THE MILWAUKEE RESCUE MISSION
The Milwaukee Rescue Mission started by serving the homeless after the Civil War but has grown from serving hunger and homelessness to also serving other at risk populations including children at their k-8 school, women at their shelter, and a number of spiritual growth programs. Ridge Representatives: Matt Miller and Rickey Scott
CITY ON A HILL
Located in central Milwaukee City on a Hill provides us with the opportunity of going on a mission trip in our own backyard. Opportunities to serve include health clinics, family night support, after school programs, and special holiday events.
THE SALVATION ARMY
The Salvation Army focuses on four main things: to feed clothe, comfort, and to care. They offer many areas they help in and a variety of ways to donate: financially, giving need items, and by getting involved in volunteering time.
THE HUNGER TASK FORCE
Activities with The Hunger Task Force include preparing new plants in the greenhouse, planting and harvesting fresh produce, fish hatchery work, and more! Over 778,000 pounds were harvested in 2014 and all of the produce grown at The Farm is distributed free of charge to local families in need.
EXPLOIT NO MORE
Exploit No More is an amazing Christian organization that’s goal is to end child sex trafficking through prevention, advocacy, and rehabilitation.
SOLES FOR JESUS
Soles for Jesus is a Milwaukee based organization that focuses on collecting donated shoes and using them to tell the story Jesus to the recipients in Swaziland, Guinea-Bissau, Botswana, Tanzania, and many other places.
Brothers And Sisters In Christ Serving (BASICS), whose goal is to bring solutions for both social and spiritual challenges.
A Chicago based Christian social service agency Safe Families for Children provides a loving place where parents can safely and voluntarily place their children in times of need. They partner with the local church and have a network of 11,000 volunteers that has placed over 8600 hosting placements for children in crisis.
Hoover Elementary School (West Allis/West Milwaukee School Disctrict), Glenwood Elementary School (Greenfield School District) and Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School (West Allis/West Milwaukee School Disctrict). Our local school partnerships range from supporting with projects, to our annual Gift Market event. Our prayer is to continue to deepen the relationship to focus more on partnering and on getting involved in tutoring and mentoring as needed.
Go Ministries partners with local Christian pastors and leaders in the Dominican Republic and Haiti to meet tangible needs as well as support church planting as the way to transform individuals, families, and communities. The Ridge has partnered for 8 years by taking teams, supporting financially the medical clinic, seminary, local pastor and nutrition center.