The Celebrate Committee, Inc. is a 501C3 certified non-profit organization
Celebrating 23 Years in 2013!
Celebrate De Pere was created in 1990 to celebrate the city of De Pere’s 100th Anniversary, Celebrate De Pere started as a one-day event, and has since evolved into one of Wisconsin’s premier outdoor festivals. Driven by an all-volunteer staff, the event’s mission is to help local non-profit groups raise money for their many different causes. The event itself supports local causes with its proceeds.
Each year local causes are evaluated by The Celebrate Committee, Inc. and funds are distributed. Since 1990, Celebrate De Pere has helped raise over 1.5 million dollars for these organizations: Vietnam Veterans, De Pere VFW, De Pere Beautification Committee, Cerebral Palsy Center, Kiwanis Club, Lions Club, Riah’s Rainbow, CASA of Brown County, De Pere Youth Hockey, De Pere Fire Department, De Pere Christian Outreach , De Pere Optimists, Altrusia House, De Pere High School Redbirds Girls Softball, De Pere Wrestling, West De Pere Booster Club, De Pere and West De Pere High Grad Bash/Lock-in, De Pere Police Department, Boy Scouts, De Pere Rotary Club, 432nd Family Readiness Group, Oneida Relay for Life, De Pere Historical Society, the Kress Family Library, Syble Hopp School, NEW Service Dogs, Bay Area Humane Society, and more.
Here are a few words of thanks from some of our recipients:
Cerebral Palsy, Inc. is continually trying to improve its programs and meet the growing demands of people with physical disabilities who need our services. It is because of your kindness and sharing that “caring comes to life at CP”–Cerebral Palsy, Inc.
“Your support and donations help De Pere Christian Outreach complete its mission of providing to the poor. We have been able to provide help to many patrons with their family expenses, such as rent, utilities, food, clothing, gas, family needs and medical expenses” — De Pere Christian Outreach
“Each year the Bay Area Humane Society & Animal Shelter cares for nearly 6000 homeless and unwanted animals. Your donation directly benefits the shelter and is used to house, feed, and provide medical care and other programs for homeless, abused and unwanted pets” — Bay Area Humane Society
We are grateful you have chosen to invest in the children of our community thorugh your donation to CASA of Brown County, and we hope for your ongoing support as we continue to grow our organization in order to provide a CASA volunteer to every child who needs one.–CASA of Brown County Inc.
“Celebrate De Pere is a wonderful community event and we are proud to be one of its charitable recipients. Your contribution will fuel our efforts in building a stronger community through volunteerism” — The Volunteer Center of Brown County
“You’re the best! Thank you for your support for your local chapter of the American Red Cross and your donation. The Red Cross Lakeland Chapter was happy to help with Celebrate De Pere” — American Red Cross