Philanthropic Activities

At Power Test, We Make It Better in all that we do and our philanthropic activities play a big part in that effort. Throughout our 40 year history, making an impact in our community has been one of our foremost missions. But more than that, we want to make an impact in communities that are important to our customers. In addition to the causes that are close to our heart, we actively pursue philanthropic opportunities in the industries that we serve.

We make exceptional products and provide unsurpassed support. We offer valuable solutions to improve our customers’ businesses. We train, develop and enable our employees to make them the best they can be. We donate generously and work vigorously in the community around us to improve it in many ways, both large and small. We are committed to Making It Better for all.


  • Kaspar Hauser Development Center

    The Kaspar Hauser Development Center is a non profit organization located in Santiago, Chile. Since 1994 they’ve worked in poor, rural areas giving global assistance to people living in poverty and facing high social risk. Power Test’s $20,000 donation will be used to further acquire additional land on which to build a multi-purpose facility.

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  • The Semper Fi Fund

    Power Test committed $50,000 to the Semper Fi Fund and the tremendous work they do for military veterans.  In September 2016, we had the privilege of welcoming BJ Ganem to Power Test to learn more about how the Semper Fi Fund impacts the lives of injured veterans around the country.

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  • Power Test Blood Drive

    Power Test Blood Drive

    The Power Test lunchroom was transformed into a blood donation center so employees could easily take time to donate to the Blood Center of Wisconsin. A third of all employees took part. Their donations will be highly appreciated by those in need.

  • Power Test Food Drive

    Power Test Food Drive

    Power Test employees, with some help from the students at Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran School, donated 3,215 pounds of food to the Milwaukee Rescue Mission (MRM). As Barbara Vanderburgh from the MRM said “Many families will have one more reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving and will enjoy meals together because of you.” In addition, Power Test and our employees, in addition to the students, donated well over $5,000 in cash to purchase additional food to help more families enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • Zachariah's Acres Mission

    Zachariah's Acres Mission

    Power Test employees built a ramp for Zachariah’s Acres so disabled kids can access all of the activities on the grounds. Zachariah’s Acres is committed to making respite, recreation and nature accessible to children with special health care needs, and their families. Power Test is a proud sponsor for this great cause.

  • Power Test Donates To Technical College

    Power Test Donates To Technical College

    Power Test CEO Alan Petelinsek donated $50,000 to help fund the new Integrated Manufacturing Center at Waukesha County Technical College. The new IMC will provide innovative solutions to the skills gap crisis. The center will be connected to the Industrial Building and will be home to several programs within the School of Applied Technologies. It will serve as a training center to help provide the skilled manufacturing employees of the future.

  • Lonestar Truck Group Donation

    Lonestar Truck Group Donation

    Power Test presented a donation of $7,500 to the Texas Trucking Association (TXTA) on behalf of the Lonestar Truck Group. Lonestar has recently purchased multiple chassis dynamometers from Power Test. In keeping with our commitment to support those around us, Power Test provided the money to help fund college scholarships for TXTA member’s children.

  • Power Test's Charity Gardens

    Power Test's Charity Gardens

    Making the best use of our green space, Power Test families and friends prepared, planted, and maintained a ¼ acre garden that yielded more than one ton of fresh produce that was donated to local food pantries.

  • Team Power Test Polar Plunge

    Team Power Test Polar Plunge

    Power Test had 18 participants take part in the Ellen’s Icebreaker Polar Plunge. This annual plunge into the icy cold water of Nagawicka Lake raises money for cancer research in memory of Ellen Smith.