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Community Engagement Team

The Community Engagement Team walks arm in arm with school families, deeply invests in the future of young people, and works to strengthen the Harambee neighborhood.
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Kole Knueppel
Executive Director

Maureen Gunn
Community Engagement Specialist

Moe Lawrenz
Life Coach
414-562-3163 x 1580

Ron Kelly
Pastoral Assistant


St. Marcus partners with resource groups such as:

  • Acts Housing 
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Harambee Community Association
  • Riverworks Development Corporation
  • Safe & Sound, Inc. 
  • ThriveOn Collaboration
  • WWBIC (Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation)

...and other organizations to assist parents with financial literacy, job opportunities, business guidance, homeownership, and community building events. 

Efforts are focused in the Harambee neighborhood.


Harambee Quality of Life Plan Community Sessions
Your Voice Matters!

Our St. Marcus Community Engagement Specialist, Maureen Gunn, is a member of the Harambee Quality of Life Plan Steering Committee. We are inviting you to join us! Your voice needs to be heard! We want to hear from you at our Community Planning Sessions! 

Please RSVP here to attend these Virtual Sessions.



Financial Empowerment Events
All parents are invited to join our *FREE* online financial wellness classes.

To get more information about financial wellness opportunities throughout the year and to RSVP for some or all of the above classes use this link:

Featured Business of the Month

Do you own a business? St. Marcus would like to know so we can support you in your efforts! 

Please fill out this quick survey, so we can celebrate you and your business. For instance, promote a grand opening, a book release, opening of a second location, community events your business might be participating in, etc. St. Marcus has an active social media presence and access to hundreds of St. Marcus staff and families that would love to support you! 

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we can support you!