Next Door Foundation
For more information, please see the Next Door Foundation Web site.

Next Door Foundation

Address: Helwig Family Community Center, 2545 N. 29th St.


By car: Turn right on 27th and Wisconsin. (2.5mi) Turn left onto Clark (just before Fond Du Lac) go 2 blocks and take another left on 29th. Park on the street.

By bus: Take the #23 bus in the direction of Calumet/Granville - Via Fond Du Lac-National. (It will turn right onto 16th St. and eventually turn left onto Fond Du Lac Ave). Get off at Fond Du Lac Ave and 27th St. Turn left and walk down 27th St , and after one block turn on to W Clarke St. At 29th St. turn left, Next Door Foundation will be on the left side of the street.

Orientation: Set up individually

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: The Next Door Foundation serves central city children and families. Its vision is to position central city Milwaukee kids to succeed; its mission is to support the intellectual, physical, spiritual and emotional development of children so they become self-sufficient, contributing members of the community. It is a strong, multifaceted agency offering many programs, including: head start, programs for developmentally delayed kids, 4 and 5-year-old kindergarten, a health clinic, family literacy programs for children and adults; "Books for Kids" book distribution program; educational and recreational programs for children and youth; special events.

Student Role at Agency: Students are needed in the following areas:



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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