Giving Back to Our Community

WPS Health Solutions is a proud supporter of civic and charitable activities. Corporately and individually as employees, we contribute daily to improving the quality of life in Wisconsin.

Community support:

  • Aldo Leopold Nature Center
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Heart Association
  • Breast Cancer Recovery Foundation
  • Carter G. Woodson Scholarship & Community Service Foundation, Inc.
  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Community Living Connections
  • Community Shares of Wisconsin
  • Dane County Parent Council
  • Domestic Abuse Intervention Services
  • Forward Theater
  • Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools
  • Goodman Community Center
  • Healthy Community Kitchen
  • Madison Area Music Association
  • Madison Children's Museum SPARK! program
  • Madison College Foundation
  • Madison Community Foundation
  • Madison's Public Schools
  • Madison Symphony Orchestra
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Educational Foundation
  • Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center
  • Salvation Army of Dane County
  • Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
  • Simpson Street Free Press
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Suicide Prevention Initiative with Safe Communities
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Urban League of Greater Madison
  • Visiting Nurse Service Foundation

Employee support and engagement:

  • The WPS Charitable Foundation helps make post-secondary success possible for children of WPS Health Solutions employees, as well as other local college students. Since 1988, the Foundation has awarded more than $933,250 to children of employees.
  • $104,500 in contributions went to the four program categories of Health/Wellness, Military/Veterans, Underserved Populations, and Local Initiatives (2017)
  • Annual employee meeting and lunch
  • Holiday celebrations for employees
  • Women’s sports promotion
  • Discount program for local businesses and attractions
  • Free tickets to employees, such as a drawing for tickets to the Green Bay Packers Family Night
  • American Red Cross blood drives
  • Volunteer opportunities

Military and veterans’ support:

  • 136 veterans employed by WPS (as of 03/24/18)

    • 65 Madison, WI
    • 35 Hampton, VA
    • 23 Wausau, WI
    • 8 Marion, IL
    • 4 Omaha, NE
    • 1 De Pere, WI
  • The Green Bay Packers and WPS Health Solutions hosted families at 2017 home games and recognized them on the field during pregame activities.
  • WPS Health Solutions supported three Honor Flight programs in Wisconsin. Several executives served as guardians for the military veterans who were selected to go on these one-day trips to see the military memorials in Washington, D.C., and WPS employees have participated in the welcome-home celebrations at Wisconsin airports.

    • Badger Honor Flight
    • Old Glory Honor Flights
    • Never Forgotten Honor Flight
  • Scholarships and Military and Veterans Student Services Programming for Edgewood College
  • Programs for the armed forces and veterans with Artist for Humanities, Semper Fi Foundation, and Wayne D. Horner Memorial Stand Down
  • Military and veterans’ services such as Keep Wisconsin Warm, the Able Veteran, and Operation Badger Base Vietnam Veterans Memorial with Mental Health America of Wisconsin, Inc.

WPS economic impact on our state, county, and municipality:  

WPS employees’ direct payroll (excluding benefits, taxes, and bonuses) in Madison and surrounding area, 2017:

$108,400,000


WPS payments for personal property taxes and real estate taxes in Madison and surrounding area (2017):

$1,065,000


Estimated sales tax (state and county) paid by WPS Madison-area employees in 2017:

$1,107,000 *


* Source: SmartAsset Income Tax Calculator, applied to average income per Madison area WPS employee income in 2017, multiplied by headcount


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1717 W. Broadway
P.O. Box 8190
Madison, WI 53708-8190
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