Careers at ECHO, Inc.

ECHO is looking for a Housing and Resource Navigator to assist homeless households who are participants on the Coordinated Entry Prioritization List with accessing permanent housing. The Housing and Resource Navigator consults with local service providers to identify appropriate housing opportunities for clients and conducts outreach with local landlords to inform them of local housing…

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…

Christmas Toy Drive and Distribution Info

Please be a part of our holiday tradition this year. ECHO is accepting cash and new, unwrapped toy donations for children in need in our community now through December 18 at the ECHO office for our Toy Distribution. Holiday wrapping paper and batteries for toys are also needed and can also be dropped off along with the toys. The Toy…

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…