Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) employees care deeply about the communities where they live and serve. That’s why this quarter, employees chose to donate $5,000 to Patriot K9s of Wisconsin.

The donation is part of the Safety Charity Challenge, a companywide program to encourage employees to live and work safely while positively impacting their local communities. Each quarter, employees who meet their safety goals have the opportunity to direct a contribution toward one of several charities.

A transparent heart shape over Green Bay's City Deck area along the Fox River at night.

This quarter, they selected Patriot K9s of Wisconsin, a Wausau-based nonprofit organization that assists active-duty military members and disabled veterans. The organization pairs military members with service dogs, at no cost, to help them overcome physical and mental health challenges suffered during their military service. Since 2017, Patriot K9s of Wisconsin has helped more than 50 veterans by matching them with service dogs and training the dogs to assist with daily needs.

Patriot K9s of Wisconsin is one of hundreds of nonprofit organizations the WPS Foundation is proud to support every year.

Learn more about the company’s charitable giving.