HAWA’s Community Closet officially opened to the public June 2017, as a resource to provide low-income families with clothing and house hold needs, to support the lively hood of families in the Southeast Asian community.
We receive donations from community members and other SEA families on a monthly basis, to continuously supply our Community Closet. Organized and fully run by HAWA staff and volunteers, we hope to be able to maintain this resource for families in need.
Our Community Closet is open to the community. We are open Monday through Friday, 9:00AM — 4:00PM at 3030 W. Highland Blvd.
Please call or email our office at 414-930-9352 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your appointment or drop off.
In 2023, HAWA received a generous donation from Thrive Causemetics to our community closet through their Giving Partner Program.
Thrive Causemetics® and Bigger Than Beauty® Skincare exist to empower our customers, employees, and Giving Partners to live their most confident life. They believe in responsive giving and thanks to their supporters they either donate their high-performance products or much-needed funds to help communities thrive.
Milwaukee Diaper Mission
Meet our partner, the Milwaukee Diaper Mission! HAWA has secured a partnership with the MDM for receiving diapers and period products for our community closet. We cannot thank them enough.
The MDM is a non-profit volunteer run organization that aims to empower families in need by providing a reliable source of free diapers and period products. Their vision is to raise awareness of the basic needs of the families we serve and to eliminate diaper needs and period poverty in Milwaukee. They partner directly with social service agencies, and HAWA was fortunate to be added on their partner list in June 2022.