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South Milwaukee Human Concerns (SMHC) received the largest grant awarded by the Eaton Corporation Charitable Fund in southeastern Wisconsin, a $30,000 award that will help the nonprofit food pantry continue its mission of help and hope to thousands of South Milwaukee residents. In a check presentation ceremony August 29 at SMHC, 1029 Milwaukee Avenue, Eaton officials praised the work of SMHC, which served 7,403 unique/unduplicated clients in 2017, including 2,962 children.

Pictured are Deb DeBoer, SMHC Director; Bruce Figi, Eaton South Milwaukee Plant Manager; and Tim Schafer, SMHC Board President.

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the 3rd Thursday of every month from 5:00 to 6:30pm at 1111 N. Chicago Ave.

Everyone is welcome! Please tell your friends!

Memorials, Honorariums Receive Special Online Recognition

Memorials and honorariums will be listed on special pages on this website as a way to quickly and commendably recognize individuals, families and events.

Memorials honor the memory of a family member, friend, colleague, etc. through the good work of South Milwaukee Human Concerns (SMHC). The donor’s name(s) and those memorialized will be featured on the dedicated Memorials page. Anonymous memorials can also be made.

Honorariums typically recognize a life event such as a birthday, anniversary, retirement or dedication. The honored individual/event along with the person, family or group providing the honorarium will be featured on the dedicated Honorariums page. Anonymous honorariums can also be made.

For information on planning a memorial or honorarium, contact SMHC director Debra DeBoer at 414-764-5340 or


South Milwaukee Human Concerns
Location: 1029 Milwaukee Avenue
Mailing: P.O. Box 314, South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Please help SMHC continue to fulfill its critical mission of help and hope.