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Community Involvement

At Lincoln Financial Advisors, we are committed to giving back to our community by working with organizations who share common goals that improve the lives of individuals.  We are proud of the volunteer time, hard work and monetary support we have contributed that has improved the lives of others in our community.  We believe our involvement allows us to carry out our company’s values and morals.

Tim McIlwain and Mike Stickney of Lincoln Financial Advisors, provide support to a diverse and nationally known group of nonprofit organizations that are qualified 501(c)3 groups.  Please review the following organizations that Tim and Mike are proud to have supported and work with.  If you would like additional information on any of these organizations, we have provided links to each of their websites for your convenience.*

*Unaffiliated third party providers not affiliated to Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.

Foundation for Madison's Public Schools
The Foundation for Madison's Public Schools is an independent, community non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining and extending the excellence of Madison's public schools by providing funding to support creative initiatives which cannot be funded through the regular school budget.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish
This parish family strives to fulfill its mission through celebration of Eucharist, service, support, and ministry to all people around the world. This requires lifelong education of its members, faithful stewardship of the church and its mission, and active participation.

Overture Center for the Performing Arts
The Overture Center houses several performing arts spaces and art galleries, as well as a variety of resident arts organizations. The Center presents a broad spectrum of high-quality performing arts programming, developing arts audiences through high quality outreach and programming, advocating for the development of the arts in the community and providing a world-class forum for diverse artistic expression.


The following non-profit organizations are ones Tim McIlwain and Mike Stickney also actively support or have supported in the past.

Aids Network, Inc.
Through a network of services and partnerships, AIDS Network provides support, education and opportunities for well-being to everyone touched by HIV/AIDS.

Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance
Within the South Central Wisconsin region, the Alliance serves, mitigates and ultimately eliminates the impact of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias on those affected by the disease - patients, health professionals, families and communities.

Andy North and Friends
Inspired by Andy North, Trappers Turn and Kalahari Resorts, this event is designed to raise money and awareness for the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center.

Asset Builders of America, Inc.
Asset Builders of America, Inc. mission is to promote financial education and wealth-building strategies to enhance the quality of life of low-income youth, families, and communities

Boys and Girls Club of Dane County
The Club seeks to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

DAIS (Domestic Abuse Intervention Services)
DAIS has worked passionately and effectively to ensure the safety and well-being of domestic violence survivors and their families, and to change societal attitudes that perpetuate violence and the abuse of power.

Easter Seals Wisconsin
Easter Seals Wisconsin's mission is to increase independence, maximize opportunities, minimize barriers, and enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities.

Henry Vilas Zoo
Henry Vilas Zoo's mission is to conserve and protect the wonders of the living natural world and to help build understanding between people and animals by promoting conservation and providing a high quality recreational and educational experience to their visitors.

Kiwanis Club of Madison
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time.

Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin
The Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin is a team of professionals and volunteers dedicated to the mission of restoring the Gift of Sight through recovery and transplantation of corneas, research to advance the knowledge and treatment of eye diseases, and education to increase donations of human eyes after death.

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA)
The Madison Museum of Contemprary Art is an independent organization that exhibits, collects, and preserves modern and contemporary art to provide transformative experiences that educate, reflect, and inspire us as individuals and a community.

Every 38 minutes Make-A-Wish grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories.  They believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer.  This one belief guides the organization in everything they do and inspires them to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids they serve.

Oakwood Foundation
The Oakwood Foundation works with people who are dedicated to helping older adults and transforming the way we age.  The Oakwood Foundation enriches the lives of older adults.  

Operation Fresh Start
Operation Fresh Start's vision is every youth in Dane county has a path to self-sufficiency.  Operation Fresh Start provides disconnected youth a path to self-sufficiency.  

Restoring Hope Transplant House
The vision for Restoring Hope Transplant House is one of community serving community. Volunteer support will be an essential part of getting the House operational and maintaining it once the doors are open. The Herbsts envision the house “belonging” to the community in the best sense, giving as many people and businesses in the area as possible the opportunity to participate in supporting the community of transplant families.  

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin's mission is to end hunger in southwestern Wisconsin through community partnerships.  Since 1986 Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin has put more than 100 million meals on the tables of the 1 in 8 who are facing hunger in southwestern Wisconsin. They work together with hundreds of local hunger-relief charities to provide the peace-of-mind people get when they know they have enough food.

Special Olympics Wisconsin
Special Olympics Wisconsin is a statewide organization which provides individuals with intellectual disabilities year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
This organization works to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by supporting education, screening and treatment programs locally and in communities around the world.

Vera Court Neighborhood Center, Inc.
The mission of Vera Court Neighborhood Center is to offer growth and enrichment opportunities to neighborhood residents that reflect the changing needs, strengths and diversity of the Vera Court community.

WAGS (Wisconsin Academy for Graduate Service Dogs)
WAGS goal is to promote functional independence and improved quality of life for persons with physical mobility impairments through partnerships with highly skilled service dogs.