Category Archives: Assistance for Unemployed & Low Income Families/Helping Others

Cheap Recipe #1: Cream cheese bean dip


I am going to start posting cheap recipe ideas.  Many of them I consider cheap because one or more ingredient is a common item passed out at Waukesha or Sussex area food pantries and possibly other area food pantries.  First … Continue reading

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Aldi 6/19 – 6/25


Produce: Strawberries, 16 oz. package $1.29 Red grapes, 2 lb. clamshell $1.98 Cantaloupe $.99 Peaches, plums, or nectarines $.35 each Meat: Parkview brats, cheddar, stadium or smoked 14 oz. $1.99 Parkview bun length weiners, 3 lb. $2.99 Parkview griller sausages, … Continue reading

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Aldi 1/16/13 – 1/22/13


Produce Celery $.79 Russet potatoes 10 lb. bag $1.49 Yellow onions 3 lb. bag $.99 Mushrooms 8 oz. package $.99 Carrots 2 lb. package $.69 Zucchini 16 oz. package $.99 Meat Fresh chicken breasts $2.49/lb. Fresh chicken drumsticks $1.19/lb. Fresh … Continue reading

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Love to Craft? How to Save!


There are many ways to save if you are a crafter.  Here are the various ways to save at different stores/online retailers. Herrschner’s: This store has a physical location near Stevens Point, Wisconsin.  I have purchased online from them many … Continue reading

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St. Vincent de Paul Waukesha Store 1st Anniversary


The local St. Vincent de Paul store, S30 W24836 Sunset Drive, Waukesha will be celebrating it’s 1st anniversary in their new location on Saturday, May 12th from 9 AM until 8 PM. 25% off storewide or drop off items on … Continue reading

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Waukesha City Spring Cleanup Sunday, 3/18


The first Working for Waukesha activity will be a spring cleanup in the downtown and along the River Walk. Everyone is welcome, so tell a neighbor, put on your work gloves and walking shoes and help the community prepare our … Continue reading

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Websites for those in need


Here are some websites for different kinds of assistance in Waukesha County.  I will add to this list as I learn more and get a chance to research more. Energy Assistance: http://www.homeenergyplus.com Housing Assistance: http://cms.hhs.gov/apps/firststep/content/hud-mainstream.html 262-542-2262 American Red Cross 414-342-8680 … Continue reading

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