Charity Gala 2018

As a continuation of our Foundation’s commitment to improving the achievement and opportunity
gaps in education, we were pleased to support Literacy Network as the beneficiary of the 
Charity Gala proceeds on Saturday, November 10. Donations are still appreciated at the link below. 

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The Madison Club Charitable Foundation is a not-for-profit entity established in 2005 that aims to help local charities raise money and further their cause through social activities, programs and events held at the Madison Club.

The Madison Club Charitable Foundation’s signature event, a formal Charity Gala, was designed to recognize and promote a new local charity each year. The Madison Club Foundation has raised $1.1 million over the past twelve years. Recipients of these proceeds include:

  • 2005: The American Cancer Society
  • 2006: Second Harvest Foodbank's Kids Cafe Program at the Dane County Boys & Girls Clubs
  • 2007: American Family Children's Hospital 
  • 2008: Operation Fresh Start 
  • 2009: Madison Area Technical College's Smart Future Scholarship Program
    This donation was raised via our "Dining for a Difference" event
  • 2009: Porchlight Inc.'s Veteran's Transitional Housing Initiative, a project launched in conjunction with the United Way of Dane County
  • 2010: YWCA Madison 
  • 2011: Ronald McDonald House Charities 
  • 2012: Domestic Abuse Intervention Services of Dane County 
  • 2013: Henry Vilas Zoo 
  • 2014: Badger Honor Flight 
  • 2015: Simpson Street Free Press
  • 2016: The Rainbow Project (this donation was made in conjunction with our "Steppin' Up and Rockin' event to end child abuse)
  • 2016: The 100 Black Men of Madison 
  • 2017: Centro Hispano of Dane County
  • 2018: Literacy Network

See a List of Previous Events

The 2018 Board of Directors

Tom Shorter, President

Connie Fagre
Steve Lipton
Ana Lopera Murray
Traci Mann
Judith Martinez
Erin Ogden
Steve Soma
Mike Wittenwyler