Category: Community

DMers Volunteer: Taking the Call for Radio Milwaukee

DMers Volunteer: Taking the Call for Radio MilwaukeeMilwaukee has been Digital Measures headquarters from day one and we appreciate the things that make our hometown special. That’s why DMers were eager to take the call for independent, commercial-free 88.9 Radio Milwaukee, answering phones for the station’s annual Spring Fund Drive. Continue reading “DMers Volunteer: Taking the Call for Radio Milwaukee”

Giving Back: DMers Serve a Meal at The Gathering

On a subzero Milwaukee morning last week, DMers helped serve breakfast to nearly 200 guests of The Gathering, a community meal program providing 11 home-cooked meals per week. The guests who visit the St. James Episcopal Church breakfast site come from all walks of life, including the homeless, seniors, veterans and those with chronic health issues. But they share a common need—food for body, mind and spirit. 

Rob Petrie at The Gathering

“Volunteering here is always great experience,” said Rob Petrie, Digital Measures  Sales Operation Specialist. “My favorite part is meeting new people in Milwaukee, both volunteers and guests, and getting to know the people who share our city.” Continue reading “Giving Back: DMers Serve a Meal at The Gathering”

Giving Back: DMers Stuff the Bus to Feed the Hungry in Eastern Wisconsin

dmers at feeding america eastern wisconsin

It’s the time of year when we celebrate holidays with family and friends, and every holiday has one thing in common: food. But for people who struggle to access food, the holidays can be especially stressful. So Digital Measures volunteers pitched in today at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin’s 19th annual Stuff the Bus food drive. 

The largest food drive in Wisconsin, Stuff the Bus collects food donations at the Brookfield South Pick ‘n’ Save and loads them into Milwaukee County Transit System buses. The buses transport the food to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin’s Milwaukee warehouse to be unloaded and sorted for distribution to the organizations 550+ members—food pantries and other service organizations who provide those in need with food and other essentials. Continue reading “Giving Back: DMers Stuff the Bus to Feed the Hungry in Eastern Wisconsin”