Category Archives: Volunteering

#GiveLocal: A Guide to Giving in Sun Prairie

LIVE LOCAL, GIVE LOCAL! Are you looking for ways to #GiveLocal this season? There are many ways you can give of your time, your money, and your talents year-round, but here are 5 easy ways you can make the holidays … Continue reading

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SPASD – and SPARC – take huge step forward in fighting student hunger!

Dear friends, SPARC is thrilled to report a major step forward in our efforts to advocate on the issue of student hunger and the problem of teachers & staff trying to help by paying out-of-pocket to feed kids at school. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: PFLAG forming local chapter of LGBT allies, meeting June 1st

Paul Esser, former mayor of Sun Prairie, spoke at a recent SPARC meeting of his efforts to organize a local chapter of PFLAG, a national organization supporting LGBT individuals and their families.  While Madison has its own PFLAG chapter, there’s … Continue reading

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SPARC’s 3rd Annual Garage Sale! Announcement + Volunteer Opportunity

Support a great cause & connect with local friends at our 3rd annual SPARC Garage Sale May 1-3, 2014, 751 Eddington Drive Hours: Thursday May 1: 7:30am – 5:30pm Friday May 2: 7:30am – 5:30pm Saturday May 3: 8 am … Continue reading

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In the News! Hunger & Snack Needs in Sun Prairie Schools

The Wisconsin State Journal is taking note of the many parents and community groups taking action to help ensure school children receive healthy snacks in Dane County.  These efforts offset the many out-of-cost expenses to teachers and staff who consistently … Continue reading

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SPARC’s SnackSmart program ready to get back to school!

After an amazingly well-received and eye-opening launch last spring, SPARC was able to provide snacks to serve all 7 elementary schools and Prairie Phoenix Academy and cover the need to fight hunger in summer school at both locations.   After meeting … Continue reading

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Working Hard to Prepare for the Corn Fest Parade

Working together to get candy ready for the Corn Fest Parade!

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