Charities and Causes

Local 159 strives to be an agent of change, both as an ambassador for the electrical trade –and the building trades in general– and as an active contributor to the greater community.

The members of IBEW Local 159 take pride in being a part of and helping serve our community. We do this through a number of projects and annual events. We contribute time, funds and electrical work to organizations in the community.

Some of our recent partnerships have benefited Heartland Farm Sanctuary, Respite Center, Toys for Tots, and the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance.

This year we look forward to partnering with Housing Initiatives, Inc., to help put roofs over the heads of homeless vets. Watch this site for updates on community projects.

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Polar Plunge 2017 Results!

This year our team of Leah Bohn, Eric Proces, Nicholas Tarbet, Cameron Knuteson, Joshua Stern, Thomas Hamielec, and David Boetcher raised a total of $4,439.19 to support Special Olympics of Wisconsin! From Special Olympics Wisconsin: Read More …

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Polar Plunge – Feb. 18th 2017

It’s that time of year again! Donate at bit.ly/IBEW159PLUNGE2017 The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 159 (IBEW Local 159) is proud to support the Special Olympics of Wisconsin. For the 3rd year the Read More …

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Swift House project in Union Sportsmen’s Journal

Last fall, members of the Building Trades Council of South-Central Wisconsin completed a conservation project at Cherokee Marsh in Madison. The chimney swift tower provides overnight roosting for these agile, insect-devouring birds. As natural roosting Read More …

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Fantasy in Lights, ’tis the Season

Holiday Fantasy in Lights, ‘tis the season! Experience the new and improved display. Lighting Ceremony is Saturday, November 14, at 6:00 pm, Olin Park, Madison, WI. The start of the new Fantasy 5k Run will Read More …

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2nd Annual Poker Run

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