WPS Health Solutions corporate giving totaled $198,259 in 2021

WPS Charitable Foundation contributed additional $246,200

MADISON, Wis.—Jan. 5, 2022—Throughout 2021, WPS Health Solutions looked for ways to support its community partners through collection drives, corporate contributions, employee fundraising campaigns, and volunteerism.

The holiday season wrapped up with a successful toy drive. Employees and friends of WPS Health Solutions in Madison donated 746 gifts valued at more than $16,500. The gifts went to 282 children from 112 families who have students attending Dr. Virginia Henderson Elementary in Monona.

Employees from other WPS locations were invited to participate in the Toys for Tots programs in Green Bay, Wis.; Rothschild, Wis.; West Frankfort, Ill.; Omaha, Neb.; and Hampton, Va.

Corporate giving

WPS donated $198,259 to selected nonprofit organizations during 2021 in core giving areas: the health and wellness of women and children, seniors, military and veterans, and underserved populations.

The selected organizations were:

  • Access Community Health Centers
  • Aging and Disability Resource Center Marathon County
  • Alex's Lemonade Stand
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Black Women's Health Imperative
  • Breast Cancer Recovery Foundation
  • Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation
  • City of Monona
  • Congressional Sports for Charities
  • DisabilityIN
  • Disabled American Veteran
  • Fisher House Wisconsin
  • Foundation for Black Women's Wellness
  • Greater Green Bay Community Foundation
  • Henry M. Jackson Foundation
  • House of Hope
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool Fund
  • Local 311 Charities
  • MACC Fund
  • Make a Wish Wisconsin
  • Old Glory Honor Flight
  • Patriots for Warriors
  • Project K9 Hero
  • Rape Crisis Center
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul
  • SSM Foundation
  • Team Rubicon
  • The Road Home
  • UNCF
  • Veteran Wellness Center
  • Wisconsin365
  • Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation
  • Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation
  • Women in Technology
  • World War II Foundation


WPS Charitable Foundation giving

Since 1988, the WPS Charitable Foundation has funded scholarships for students of full-time WPS employees. This year, 25 scholarships were awarded totaling over $31,000. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $1 million to more than 400 students.

In addition, the Foundation made donations totaling $246,200 to the following organizations:

  • Aldo Leopold Nature Center
  • Angels Among Us
  • ARTS for All Wisconsin
  • Attic Angel Association
  • Badger Honor Flight
  • Black Women's Health Imperative
  • Catholic Charities
  • Edgewood College
  • Foundation for Madison Public Schools
  • Goodman Community Center
  • Habitat for Humanity Wausau
  • Hogs for Heroes
  • Laps 4 Lexi
  • Madison Area Music Association
  • Madison College Foundation
  • Madison Symphony Orchestra
  • Marquardt Foundation
  • Old Glory Honor Flight
  • Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
  • Sierra Delta
  • The Vogel Foundation
  • United Way of Brown County
  • United Way of Dane County
  • United Way of Marathon County
  • United Way of Southern Illinois
  • United Way of the Midlands
  • United Way of the Virginia Peninsula
  • Urban League of Hampton Roads, Va.
  • Urban League of Omaha
  • Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois
  • Wayne D. Horner Memorial Stand Down
  • Wisconsin Policy Forum
  • YWCA of South Hampton Roads, Va.

About the WPS Charitable Foundation

The WPS Charitable Foundation was formed in 1986 to honor WPS' first president, Ray Koenig. Since its formation, it has inspired excellence in young people by making educational opportunities available to them through scholarships. The Foundation also donates to nonprofit organizations in the communities where WPS employees live and work. Giving is focused on the health and wellness of women and children, senior citizens, military personnel and veterans, and underserved populations.