The Sonnentag Foundation believes in engaging with organizations that serve the broader community in locations where County Materials has major facilities.
Since 2007, the Sonnentag Foundation has donated more than $1.1 million to worthwhile community programs and charitable organizations. The Sonnentag Foundation’s philanthropic interests are strategically focused on supporting programs and projects that empower and inspire people in locations where County Materials has facilities.
Preference is given to regional construction and landscape projects that serve the broader community, mentoring programs for children, support services for women who experience domestic violence and sexual assault, outreach programs and vocational skills training for veterans, as well as social and recreational camps for children and adults with disabilities and respite for their caregivers.
Funds have been distributed to 28 different charitable organizations, directly impacting more than 154,000 people who benefit from these services and resources. The recipients include 14 BBBS chapters located throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa; Easter Seals Wisconsin in Madison, WI, and their Respite and Recreation Camps in Wisconsin Dells; Easter Seals Crossroads in Indianapolis, IN; Lakes Cares Food Pantry in Mount Dora, Eustis, Tavares and Paisley, FL; Custom Canines Service Dog Academy in Sun Prairie, WI; The Women’s Community, Inc. in Wausau, WI; HOPE of East Central Illinois in Charleston, IL; Alternatives Incorporated in Anderson, IN; the Salvation Army Grace Place Homeless Shelter in New Richmond, WI; YWCA of Rock County in Janesville, WI; the Amy Schulz Child Advocacy Center in Mount Vernon, IL; Community Action, Inc. in Beloit, WI; Sojourner Family Peace Center in Milwaukee, WI; Turningpoint in River Falls, WI; and The Women’s Center in Waukesha, WI.