Hiring – Receptionist

ECHO is looking for a dedicated Receptionist to handle client, donor, and volunteer duties, as well as general office management tasks. When our clients, donors, and volunteers walk into our office, we want them to find a friendly, smiling face and a helping hand. The ideal candidate has excellent communication and multitasking skills, a positive…

8th annual Gibbs Lake Fisheree

The 8th annual Gibbs Lake Fisheree is coming up on Sunday, January 31 and for the first time will be benefiting ECHO Janesville.  Your $20 entry fee includes entry in the fishing contest, a door prize (total value of door prizes now estimated to be more than $750), a fully catered lunch, refreshments, and much…

Strategic Planning

2016-2020 Strategic Planning ECHO is beginning to work on our 2016-2020 Strategic Plan. In order to make our next Strategic Plan, we need the community’s input along with our client’s. We appreciate all feedback as we continue to be a strong partner in the community where we serve those in need. Please complete the survey…

2nd Annual Turkey Trot

2nd Annual ECHO Turkey Trot Set for November 14, 2015! Lace ‘em up and join us for the ECHO Turkey Trot. The ECHO Turkey Trot consists of 3 events on an asphalt course that runs along the scenic Rock River in the beautiful Riverside Park, Janesville, WI. This professionally chip timed event is accurately measured…

Thanksgiving Basket Distribution

ECHO’s Thanksgiving Basket Distribution is Saturday, November 21!  Thanksgiving Baskets have been a part of ECHO since at least 1975. The basket includes a turkey, vegetables, instant potatoes & gravy, stuffing, bread, milk, margarine, homemade cookies or bars, pumpkin pie and whipped topping, and other miscellaneous items.  Sponsors are needed for the Thanksgiving Baskets. Each basket costs $30. If you would like to make a…

Empty Bowls

The event, based on an international grassroots effort to fight hunger, will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Parker High School; 3125 Mineral Point Ave. Proceeds will go directly to help ECHO. Presented by Nowlan & Mouat LLP Lunch and Fundraiser to support ECHO, fighting to end hunger in Janesville with handmade…

Open House

The ECHO remodel and addition is nearing completion. It all started in April with the demolition of the little house between ECHO and First Congregational Church to make way for the Social Services addition.  Soon after, the foundations went in for the Social Services and Food Receiving/Storage additions.  A rainy spring caused things to go…

Adopt a Family Program

ECHO is getting ready for the holiday season by seeking donors for the Christmas Adopt-a-Family program (AAF). The AAF program has been around for over 30 years. Last year we helped 84 low-income families and individuals in need with the help of generous donors in the community. We are seeking more donors this year so that we…