Press Release:

June 1, 2007


Endres Manufacturing Company Foundation has awarded a total of $20,000 to seventeen different agencies including: 

  • Adaptive Sportsmen - $300 for a fishery at Tenney Park for people who are physically challenged.

  • Three Gaits Therapeutic Horsemanship Center - $600 that will replenish their supply of riding safety helmets.

  • Waunakee Ecumenical Food Pantry - $1000 for continuous support of the food pantry and emergency financial assistance for community residents.

  • Chris Farley Foundation - $1000 for operating funds for Aaron’s House. Aaron’s House was designed to connect young men and women in AODA recovery with persons who share insight into living healthy lives.

  • Madison Area Down Syndrome Society - $1500 to support their “Lose the Training Wheels” Bike Camp.

  • Camp Gray - $1500 for construction funds to support a new camp garden and greenhouse.

  • Catholic Charities - $500 to help fund a Halloween party for 138 clients with developmental disabilities.

  • YMCA of Dane County - $1000 for their Leadership in Training Summer Camp for youth in the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades.

  • Park Elementary School - $600 to help replace unsafe playground equipment.

  • Feeding Children International - $1000 to support a local “fill” that feeds hungry children throughout the world at a cost of just 10 cents per meal. This donation will help buy 10,000 meals to children all over the world.

  • Waunakee Fire Department - $2000 to support firefighting training, public safety and firefighter safety.

  • Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin - $1000 to their mobile pantry food distribution program.

  • Porchlight, Inc - $2000 for new payroll software.

  • Waunakee Police Department - $1000 once they raise $3000 to start a police K-9.

  • Madison Music Makers - $1000 to add new students to their program – a program that targets the development of low-income children through the mastering of music performance skills.

  • Waunakee Neighborhood Connection - $2000 to their “Build-A-Bed” program which provides mattresses, box springs, bed frames, sheets, pillows, blankets, and comforters to families in the Waunakee area.

  • Combat Blindness - $2000 to support their free eye clinic that they provide in the Madison area.

The Endres Manufacturing Company Foundation has been in existence for over 10 years. The Foundation reviews and awards grants twice per year, in May and in November. Grant applications can be found at by following the foundation link. Anyone can contribute to the foundation and 100% of the funds are given back to the community.

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