Simple Ways


Volunteering is a great way to help. Volunteers provide a vital service to the individuals and families who come to the Social Development Commission for assistance. Hundreds of volunteers contribute many hours of dedicated service that make a real impact on the low-income community of Milwaukee County. Volunteers bring their energy, time and expertise to different SDC programs and events of. The efforts of these individuals, businesses and organizations restores hope and give support to thousands of people. Volunteers are able to engage in activities ranging from volunteering a few hours of your time to perform general administrative duties to assist programs or assisting with events.

Please complete the Volunteer Interest Form and the contact for the respective program or event will contact you to share more details.

Good Search

When you are searching or shopping online, you can now donate to the Social Development Foundation. Simply using a search engine at home, work, or on the go you can raise funds for the Social Development Foundation (SD Foundation), which supports SDC program.

The SD Foundation is a cause you can support through the “Good Search” search engine. Visit and when asked if you’d like to designate a charity type in Social Development Foundation to become the beneficiary of your searches.

How are funds raised? Every time you use Good Search, the foundation will receive a penny. You can also use the Good Search engine to make on-line purchases from designated businesses that will net the foundation more donations.

Make a favorite and help low-income individuals and families every time you search!

In-kind Donation

Donations of goods and services can be extremely valuable and are vitally important to the clients, programs and services of SDC. In-kind donations from individuals and organizations are truly  appreciated.

SDC welcomes a range of in-kind donations including school supplies, personal hygiene items, nonperishable snacks for youth programs, art supplies, socks, mittens, hat, scarves, gently used books and prizes to reward youth who accomplish their goals.

Tickets to community events for client families, motivational speakers on leadership and surmounting challenging circumstances, and consultative services are welcome.

Whether you make an individual contribution or coordinate a drive at your place of work, worship, or in your neighborhood, SDC will have a tremendous level of appreciation.

Grantees must be sure to document donations appropriately. The SD Foundation cannot establish or confirm the value of any donated non-cash good or service.

To donate, please complete the In-Kind Donation form and deliver it with your donation to LaToya Jones at 1730 W. North Avenue. Thank you for thinking of the clients served by the Social Development Commission.  For more information or to make an in-kind donation, please contact LaToya Jones via email or at 414.906.2823.

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