Make a Difference-Wisconsin






For more information, please see the Make a Difference- Wisconsin Web site.

Make a Difference- Wisconsin

Address: 710 N. Plankinton St., Suite 310, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Transportation: Make a Difference- Wisconsin is located on Plankinton in the Empire Building, just north of the intersection with Wisconsin Avenue. Across the street from Mo's and the corner from Riverside Theatre. Enter on Plankinton and take the elevators to the third floor, turn left and walk to the office.

By car: Head northwest on N 10th St. toward W Wisconsin Ave. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto W Wisconsin Avenue. Turn left onto Plankinton Ave.

By bus: Take the #12, #30, #30X, #31 or GOL bus east from campus to Plankinton & Wisconsin. Walk about 1 min to 710 N Plankinton Avenue #300.

Orientation: TBD (bring completed application and release form on day one)

Days/Hours of Volunteering: Students can find out specific days and times for service learning during the Service Learning Sign-Up Night.

Description of Agency/Activities: Make A Difference – Wisconsin empowers teenagers with financial literacy skills and resources. The organization partner volunteers from the business community with dynamic educators to lead proven financial lessons for high school-age students. In 10 years of financial education, Make A Difference has engaged more than 50,000 teens in schools and community sites in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin. Our hundreds of volunteers, supports and educators share a belief that our communities are stronger when young people and their families can make informed financial decisions and take control of their fiscal future. (Want a snapshot of the impact of our programs? Check out this video of Wendasha’s story.)

Student Role at Agency:The Marketing Associate service learning student from Marquette would support various projects that focus on internal and external communications at our growing nonprofit. Under the guidance of our Marketing and Communications Manager (who works directly with our President and CEO), this Marketing Associate service learner would:




Contact Us

Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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