The remainder of monies donated goes into the Campion Charitable Fund’s endowment fund that is invested and managed by the Monroe Fund and Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin in order to allow this fund to continue into perpetuity and assure that Monsignor Campion’s work and investment in our community will never be forgotten.
26 Grants to to Area Non-Profits
Donors for the Campion Gallery
Steven J. Bowdish Family - in honor of our parents
Pat & Steve Bowdish - in honor of our children and grandchildren
Brian and Wanda Brugger
Monsignor Thomas F. Campion Charitable Fund
Campion Charitable Fund Cheese Tasting Fundraiser
Tom Campion Family - in memory of Father Tom & Ed Campion
Jeff & Diane Conway
Michael J. Doyle
Tom & Vicki Esser
Stephen & Jo-Ann Esser
Dr. Joseph Ganshert
First Weber Hedeman Group
UW Knights of Columbus, Madison
Knights of Columbus - Bishop William P. O'Connor Assembly 1200, Madison
Shirley Knox & Paul Peterson
Richard & Ellen Marti
Monroe Lions Club
Monroe Volunteer Firefighters
N. Bowdish Company
Jeff & Hidee Neuenschwander
Frank Rast & Pauline Gherardini - in memory of Joe & Sevi Rast
Robert & Kathy Reffue
Brent & Meghan Schramer Family
Norbert & Doris Ulmen - in memory of Wanda Bohren and Lucille Ulmen
Jeff & Dee Wideman
2016 - MONROE LIONS CLUB
2016 - MONROE HIGH SCHOOL
2014 - GAVIN BREADON MEMORIAL SWIM MEET
Sponsor of the event raising money for high school senior scholarships.
2014 - "BUDDY BENCH" FOR MONROE GRADE SCHOOL
2014 - EASTER SEALS - CAMP WAWBEEK
Camperships for Green County campers.
2014 - JACOB'S SWAG
Providing educational programs in schools and to youth in our communities in the areas of bullying, suicide prevention and making good life choices.
The Monsignor Thomas F. Campion Charitable Fund is pleased to award a 2014 grant to Jacob's SWAG Foundation ~ a foundation formed in memory of Jacob Ellefson who passed away on June 7, 2012 by taking his own life.
The Foundation's goal is to help schools and communities to increase awareness of suicide and encourage children to make good life choices and decrease bullying.
2014 - JUDA, WI MIDDLE SCHOOL "BASEMENT BUCKS"
Program for students to teach and reward personal responsibility, compassion for others and the advantages of hard work.
2014 - WISCONSIN BADGER CAMP
Tony Petit is a longtime camper at Wisconsin Badger Camp, an independent, nonprofit organization located approximately 10 miles south of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin that serves around 900 individuals with developmental disabilities each summer.
2014 & 2013 - BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF GREEN COUNTY
Support a bus sponsorship for school-based mentoring the in the Monroe School District.
2014 & 2013 - MONROE GIRLS FAST PITCH SOFTBALL TRAVELING TEAM
To outfit the team with uniforms which will remain with the team as they travel throughout the Midwest for tournaments.
MONROE PARK & RECREATION
2014 - AID IN BASKETBALL & TENNIS LESSIONS FOR CHALLENGED YOUTH
2012 - SPECIAL NEEDS PLAYGROUND/SWIM PROGRAM
The program encourages and promotes quality of life for special needs population in Monroe and the Green County area each summer for 13 weeks of supervised playground, craft activities and swim lessons. Participants may be involved regardless of ability to pay. Funds covered staffing and materials.
2013 - NEW GLARUS - MONTICELLO FOOTBALL PROGRAM PRESS BOX
To contribute to a new press box for the high school football program located at the high school in New Glarus, Wisconsin. The old press box was deemed unsafe and in order to hold a WIAA home football playoff game, this is a required amenity.
The beautification of the outdoor handicapped accessible garden for residents and rehab patients.
2013 - WISCONSIN SKEETERS HOCKEY TEAM
To purchase hockey uniforms for the Wisconsin Skeeters, who are currently the only youth (ages 8-17 years) sled hockey team in Wisconsin. The disabled players, who are most often paraplegics, play competitive hockey in special runner sleds with bucket seats and adapted hockey sticks.
2012 - MONROE 5th GRADE GIRLS TRAVELING BASKETBALL TEAM
To outfit the team with uniforms which will remain with the team. The players on the team perform community service during the season in addition to practices and games.
2012 - MONROE YOUTH HOCKEY PROGRAM
To help outfit the WIAA High School Hockey Co-op Team which will be funded by the Monroe Youth Hockey Assoc and player's families WITHOUT support of school districts. Approximately 90 players from 80 families will participate. The players come from 8 schools in Southern Wisconsin including Monroe, Albany, Freeport, Lena, Beloit Turner, Pecatonica, Darlington and Orfordville Parkview and from northern Illinois. Funds were part of the one time start up equipment and uniforms costs.
2012 - SPONSOR - SPECIAL OLYMPICS OF GREEN COUNTY BASKETBALL TEAM
Special Olympics gives handicapped and cognitively low functioning children and adults the opportunity for social gatherings and athletic participation. The program had approximately 43 participants and 2 volunteer coaches and the funds bought uniforms for the team.
2012 - GREEN COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES HAND IN
In effect, Hand-in-Hand is an adult day care situation. It is geared to enhance a senior’s independence and family situation and well as promote self sufficiency and personal responsibility. It is available to all Green County residents and allows respite care, observation and evaluation by professionals and a safe, secure and enjoyable environment to spend interactive time with others. Funds purchased additional items for the kitchen where they prepare the noon meal, more chairs due to an increase in participants and a stereo system.
The purpose of the team is to encourage youth in the Monroe area to participate in swimming and swimming events, regardless of ability. The group has been active at the Monroe pool for 57 years. Funds allowed the team to continue to compete safely at the Monroe Municipal Pool with changes to the pool’s diving end depth.
Funds purchased a computer, software and books to assist individuals in Green County, with the help of volunteers, to learn or improve their reading and comprehension skills.