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Get Involved: There is No Greater Gift than Giving of Yourself 

It is truly PEOPLE that make a community what it is.  That includes helping others and following our hearts.  We all have causes and beliefs that we are passionate about.  Many of us also believe that it is important to be involved and give back to our community.  


It has been said the happiest people are those not getting more, but those giving more!

  Life’s all here with MEANING!


Brought to you courtesy of the team at Healthiest Manitowoc County, a collaborative organization focused on improving the health of our community.

Our Mission

Healthiest Manitowoc County provides collaborative leadership to improve the health of Manitowoc County.

Our Vision

Everyone living longer, better.

Our Reason

County Health Rankings is a tool that uses health indicators to compare counties in a state. Some of these indicators include environmental health, health behaviors, clinical care, quality of life, and socioeconomic factors. Currently, Manitowoc County is ranked 49th out of the 72 counties in Wisconsin. We know we can do better than that. Over the last 18 months, Healthiest Manitowoc County (HMC) has engaged community members to look at data and assess our community to better understand the problems, causes and possible solutions.

What HMC identified is too many Manitowoc County residents are dying prematurely- before age 75. Between 2002 and 2015, Manitowoc County saw a 16% increase in premature death. We are not only dying younger when compared to counties around us, but also when compared to the state and the nation. Some of the op contributing factors when looking at why this is happening includes tobacco use, alcohol use, suicide rates, and accidental overdose rates.

Another factor affecting health we consider is Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs. Research shows that each ACE increases a person’s health risk. Because of this, HMC is doing work to address various ACEs.

Click here to join HMC


Felician Village

A senior living community dedicated to celebrating active lifestyles.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth

Lakeshore Humane Society -

Every animal deserves a safe and loving home.

The Crossing - The Crossing

The Crossing is dedicated to helping women and families in Manitowoc County, who are or could be affected by unexpected pregnancy with physical, spiritual, material, and community resources.

Painting Pathways -

Changing lives and supporting those with mental illness in Manitowoc County

Aurora Healthcare -

For convenient, world-class health care in a welcoming environment, turn to Aurora Medical Center.

Holy Family Memorial -

We are a faith-based and values-driven organization that provides the special touch to transform hurt into hope for our patients.

Healthiest Manitowoc County -

Everyone living longer, better.  We provide collaborative leadership to improve the health of Manitowoc County.

United Way of Manitowoc County -​​​​​​​

We envision a community where all people achieve their human potential through education, financial well-being and healthy lives.  We accomplish this through volunteer and resource development, partnership building and advocacy.

The Haven of Manitowoc CountyThe Haven

The Haven of Manitowoc County is a program that services homeless men from our community. We provide shelter, budget counseling, life skills, help with finding employment, health care and housing. Our program is basically a 90-day alcohol and drug-free program. 

Shady Lane Senior Living Facility - Shady Lane Info

Manitowoc county's only community-owned, non-profit senior living facility

Pink Heals - Pink Heals FB Page

We assist men, women, and children being treated for cancer living in Manitowoc County. We do this through our Direct Care Assistance Program.

Hope House of Manitowoc County - Hope House Info

The mission of Hope House of Manitowoc County is to empower homeless families and individuals to progress toward self-sufficiency, one household at a time. We are a 90-day program providing meals, shelter, case management, and supportive listening to lead them back to self-sufficiency.

CASA Manitowoc County - Be a part of CASA

The mission of the Manitowc County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program is to provide specially selected and trained volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children who are under the jurisdiction of the juvenile justice system in Manitowoc County.


Chamber of Manitowoc County -

The Chamber is a membership driven organization that provides resources and services to promote and maintain a strong business environment.

Manitowoc Area Visitor & Convention Bureau -

An organization committed to promoting tourism in the Manitowoc County area.

Progress Lakeshore -

An organization focused on leading the delivery of economic development services in Manitowoc County.

Downtown Manitowoc -

To advance the economic, professional, cultural, and civic welfare of the City of Manitowoc, to encourage the growth of new and existing business, to support all those activities believed to be beneficial to the community and area.

Two Rivers Mainstreet -​​​​​​​

To ensure downtown Two Rivers is a blend of economic vitality, historic preservation, and enjoyable experiences.

The Forst Inn

A non profit arts organization providing quality arts and culture to Northeast Wisconsin.

Kiel Area Association of Commerce -

Exists to promote business, industry and the greater community of Kiel.

Lakeshore Robotics - Find out more about this club

A non profit organization  that provides educational extracurricular activities for students from Kindergarten through High School all across Manitowoc County. All are welcome!


Manitowoc County Fish & Game -

For over 110 years these 25 organization have worked together and protected the resources of Manitowoc County and represented the rights of sporting men and women and helping to create great resources in the area for all.

Shoto Conservation Club - Facebook Page

Shoto Conservation Club is a non-profit organization instrumental in supporting conservation movements in Manitowoc County.

Valders Lions Club - Facebook Page

To coordinate the activities for Valders community  and standardize the administration of Lions Clubs.

Francis Creek Fellowship Club - Facebook Page

To promote fellowship and good will in Francis Creek.

Manitowoc Lions Club - Website

To coordinate activities in Manitowoc and support the Lions Club mission

Maribel Lions Club - Facebook Page

A great service organization to coordinate select activities in Maribel.

Manitowoc Noon Rotary - Join

Service Above Self

Manitowoc Sunrise Rotary - Join

Local Connections, Global Impact

Two Rivers Rotary - Join

Service Above Self​​​​​​​

Mishicot Sportsman Club - Club Info

Mishicot Sportsman Club is located on Jambo Creek Road where the County's very first trading post was in 1795. The club property has hunting and fishing available. We are mostly an archery club with over 35 3-D targets and a Class II Trout stream running through the property. 



Calling all Community Organizations!

One of the key needs identified in the Vision 2022 program was to create a structure that would allow organizations to work together more effectively and better reach key audiences and the public. We are using the power of our website to create a new awareness and recruitment tool for community organizations.   Make sure that we have your organization on our list by hitting the contact button and completing the requested information.  We look forward to partnering with you!

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Plans to Expand Website Capability for you!

Phase two of development will take advantage of the powerful platform the website is built on.  We will feature a special login that will allow organizations, like yours, to access marketing tools, extend social media, share content and expand your reach. 

Watch for updated progress reports on this by making lifesallhere a frequent go-to site!  Learn more About Us

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