Rotary Making Spirits Bright Help Needed

Help Needed

The Design Committee for Making Spirits Bright is in need of volunteers to make repairs to existing displays and assist in construction of new ones. Some electrical knowledge is helpful, but not necessary.

When Every Tuesday and Thursday, beginning June 7th through mid October. Come as often as you are able.

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Where: 3115 N 21st St -Enter from 20th St across from Humane Society – Door #12
(Use Mayflower Ave between 20th and 21st)

For more information, contact us at

Rotarians Thank Thousands for “Making Spirits Bright”

As our fourth year has drawn to a close, the county Rotary Clubs and Making Spirits Bright wish to thank Dave and Sandy Sachse for continuing to be our Premier sponsors and many other businesses, organizations and individuals who helped us surpass our $60,000 fund raising goal for 2015.  The lights display in Evergreen Park and the events at the nearby Quarryview Center were enjoyed by thousands.

Thanks for the 73,655 pounds of pantry items, designated for the Sheboygan County Food Bank as well as generous cash donations from the 21,600 vehicles that visited the park.  We are grateful for the 600 + volunteers before, during and after the event who provided hours of selfless assistance to provide this family orientated holiday attraction.  We also appreciate the City of Sheboygan- Public Works for allowing us to extend our hours to include New Years Eve for the first time.

Thanks especially to the Making Spirits Bright committees who volunteer their time all year long, continuing to improve and expand what has become a new family tradition.


  • Rotary Clubs’ Making Spirits Bright Program Seeks Sponsors for 2016 Show

    SHEBOYGAN, WI – June 20, 2016 – The Making Spirits Bright Steering Committee and their teams of dedicated volunteers have started planning the fifth annual Making Spirits Bright drive-through holiday lights show, opening November 25 in Evergreen Park. This year, organizers hope to secure $70,000 in sponsorship commitments for the creation and presentation of the […]

  • $75,000 in Grant Money Available for Qualifying Nonprofits

    Generous monetary donations the past two years have enabled Making Spirits Bright to make up to $75,000 available to qualifying non-profit organizations.  Those interested in applying, please select our “Grant” tab on our home page for qualifications and application.  Deadline for applications is April 1.

  • Pantry Donations to Making Spirits Bright Provide Months of Supply for Those in Need Locally, Cash Contributions to be Granted

    Collection matches last year’s total of 73,000 pounds, award for most pantry items collected by a volunteer group goes to RCS Empowers, up to $75,000 available for grant requests. SHEBOYGAN, WI — This year’s Making Spirits Bright lights show has passed, but the impact of pantry donations collected is having a lasting impression. Visitors to […]

  • 2015 Gift Card Winners

    Gift Card winners are randomly selected from our many volunteers who offered assistance before, during and after our event. Here a list of 2015 Making Spirits Bright gift card winners.

Community Impact

Across the county, from Sheboygan to Random Lake to Plymouth and Sheboygan Falls, the food pantries, staffed by volunteers and operated by organizations such as Sheboygan County Food Bank and numerous churches, are vital to helping feed our families in need.

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We need your help in 2016! There are many ways that individuals and companies can help Making Spirits Bright create another memorable and giving holiday season. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Making Spirits Bright continues to grow thanks to our generous sponsors. We are still looking for companies in Sheboygan County who would like to sponsor a holiday program that gives back. We have collected over 200,000 lbs. of pantry items for the Sheboygan County food pantries since 2012.

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