On Valentine’s Day in Venezuela, Tabatha De Leon, then 7, saw a rosy, blooming business opportunity. At the advice of her parents, young De Leon had stowed away money earned from chores, though some of [...]
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by Brenda Campbell, President and CEO, Make A Difference - Wisconsin After close to a decade in financial education in Wisconsin, you learn to evolve and refresh your mission. This year, we’ve got a few [...]
When it came to credit cards, Shanice was like a lot of high school juniors: “scared.” A new financial literacy program called Money Coach introduced at the school not only gave Shanice peace of mind [...]
"I specifically chose Make A Difference – Wisconsin because I see how financial hardship negatively affects so many people in our society and this program attacks the problem before these teens ... develop bad habits." [...]
State Reps. Kooyenga and Goyke: "We encourage you to volunteer in other ways, such as Make A Difference Wisconsin, which is an organization that teaches financial literacy to high school students." Read the full Milwaukee [...]
"Every year in Wisconsin thousands of kids will graduate from high school without knowing how to manage their money. It's not a course that's required in our schools," said Brenda Campbell, President & CEO. Watch [...]
"There are several community-based organizations such as Make A Difference – Wisconsin willing and qualified to help. These evidence-based organizations can help fill the gaps with financial literacy programming with data-informed behavioral-focused outcomes." Read more [...]
Make A Difference - Wisconsin was chosen "in recognition for creativity and innovation in building a sustainable organization excellence in teamwork and an outstanding dedication to the organization’s mission in the community organizational excellence in [...]
We believe every volunteer, educator and supporter plays a vital role in impacting the lives of Wisconsin teenagers. But every year, we like to take time out and honor some of the people and organizations [...]