Civic Organizations and Community Service

Food Pantries of Waukesha County

Mukwonago Food Pantry – (262) 363-3452  Website

The Mukwonago Food Pantry’s mission is to provide food and support to individuals and their families and to facilitate their development. We maintain that all individuals and families should have adequate food for their needs and that no one in the communities we serve should be allowed to sacrifice nutrition regardless of their circumstances. We are a resource providing direct on site programs that focus on helping recipients to overcome the obstacles that led them to seek help. Services and resources offered by other agencies that will aid our clients are offered on an as needed basis.

Mukwonago Area Chamber of Commerce – (262) 363-7758  Website

The Mukwonago Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Center is an organization of community focused leaders dedicated to promoting a positive business environment by supporting economic development through networking, educating and promoting our local businesses, as a voice and resource for business, education, agriculture, civic and community organizations throughout the Mukwonago Area.

Mukwonago Kiwanis Club – Website

The Mukwonago Kiwanis Club has been in existence for more than sixty-five years.  We are a service oriented club focused on supporting the positive accomplishments of youth and strengthening our community by helping to support other community services.  We welcome new members so that we can continue and increase our positive contributions to the Mukwonago area.

Mukwonago Lions Club – Website

The Lions Club International is the world’s largest service organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.

Mukwonago Museum – (262) 363-6413  Website

Located in the heart of downtown Mukwonago, Wisconsin, the Mukwonago Museum was first established in 1967, the Red Brick House was purchased with funds left by Mr. Arthur Grutzmacher. Built in 1842 by original Mukwonago settler Sewall Andrews, the home has been restored to a lovely Victorian house, reminiscent of the post-Civil War period.

Mukwonago Rotary Club – (262) 363-4141  Website

The Mukwonago Rotary Club was chartered in 1990 and is in existence to serve our local community and be part of Rotary International — a global service organization.

Mukwonago Village Players – Ticket Hotline (262) 470-PLAY (7529)  Website

There are many volunteer opportunities with the MVP. If you ever wanted to try acting or help with the many tasks involved with producing a show we are always looking for new people. Set building, costume making, hair and make-up, advertising, lights and sound, designing posters, programs, and tickets are only a few tasks needed to produce a show. f you have the time, we have tasks that match your abilities.

Waukesha County UW-Extension – (262) 548-7770  Website

Waukesha County UW-Extension is a major outreach effort of the University of Wisconsin, putting university knowledge and research to work in our county. We are located in the southeast corner of Wisconsin, and are home to over 389,000 people. In partnerships with local residents and organizations, as well as the University of Wisconsin, Waukesha County develops innovative educational programs by:

  • Strengthening neighborhoods by working with residents and community block clubs on issues of safety, neighborhood beautification, homeownership, and increasing inter-generational connections between youth and older adults.
  • Building local leadership by partnering with agencies, businesses, and local, state and federal government units.
  • Encouraging sustainable and profitable agricultural and horticultural businesses. Providing education on horticulture practices by consumers and the commercial industry (i.e. pesticides, herbicides) in order to protect and enhance our environment.
  • Teaching limited-income families, youth and elderly in the areas of nutrition, food safety, physical activity, and resource management.

Extension educators work together, sharing resources in order to develop and deliver programs that respond to issues identified by our communities.