Philanthropic Activities

At Power Test, We Make It Better in all that we do and our philanthropic activities are no different. In 2019, Power Test will donate more than $500,000 to these and other charities supported by our customers and employees. It is our dream to encourage other businesses to make it better for their customers, employees, and communities, as well.

Below you will find some of the causes that we support, in addition to some of yours:

  • Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation

    Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization on a mission to advance treatment, education, advocacy and research on behalf of people with mental health or addiction challenges, their families and the communities they serve.

    Power Test employees attend the Women’s Gathering on an annual basis to demonstrate its support of Rogers Hospital Foundation and its mission.

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  • Milwaukee Rescue Mission

    Since 1893, the Milwaukee Rescue Mission has tackled these issues of poverty and homelessness head-on, serving the community with compassion and care, excellence and expertise. All in Christ’s name.

    The Milwaukee Rescue Mission opened Cross Trainers Academy in 2006 with the intent of reaching inner city kids with educational opportunities and the hope of the Gospel. Cross Trainers Academy is a pilot program for building a supply chain of our work force. We believe in “cradle to career” and Cross Trainers Academy is a wonderful example of this.

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  • Zachariah's Acres

    Zachariah’s Acres a place where kids with special needs and their families can enjoy nature and experience the outdoors. Zachariah’s Acres commitment is to preserve and protect the land as they open the world of agriculture and nature-based learning to kids with disabilities.

    Nationally, more than 10% of the population is categorized as having special needs. These under-served families are financially and emotionally stressed. Power Test supports Zachariah’s Acres as a respite center in nature for families and their children.

    Power Test employees built a ramp, benches, and a roadway for landscaping for Zachariah’s Acres to enable disabled kids to access all of the activities on the grounds. Many of our skilled trades people volunteer their time and sweat to benefit this organization and to escape the “industrial world.”

    “We want to participate and make things happen. We love being there and meeting everyone at Zachariah’s Acres. It is great to see all of our efforts so important to so many people.”

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  • Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

    Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is the leading hunger relief organization in the state with food banks located in Milwaukee and Appleton.

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  • YMCA Pabst Farms

    With the Y, you’re not just a member of a facility; you’re part of a cause. With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, members will not just bring about meaningful change in themselves, but also in their community.

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  • Friendship Bridge

    Friendship Bridge’s mission is to create opportunities that empower Guatemalan women to build a better life. Their vision is to see women empowered and choosing their own path. The tools they use are micro finance, education, and healthcare.

    Annually, Power Test hosts a representative from Friendship Bridge who provides updates on their programming and mission. Power Test supports Friendship Bridge and their efforts to give a “hand up, rather than a hand out.”

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  • Hamilton Education Foundation

    It is the mission of the Hamilton Education Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the community, to fund enhanced, extended and enriched learning opportunities for students in the Hamilton School District.

    Power Test employees attend the annual dinner auction to benefit educational opportunities for the students and teachers in the Hamilton School District.

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  • Sussex Outreach Services

    Sussex Outreach Services works to improve lives and build strong community awareness through: supportive listening, awareness, assistance, and advocacy.

    Power Test supports Sussex Outreach Services through giving, participating in local events, and via our annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.

    “Being able to participate in Sussex community events is awesome. Being around people in my community that have similar interests and great ideas for others was so cool. I am thankful that Power Test offers these opportunities to everyone in the company. It is very welcoming and helps create a comfortable environment while in the work place but while volunteering in the community as well.”

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  • The Global Leadership Summit

    An annual, two-day conference in August that provides fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty. No matter where your influence is — in your family, school, work or church — you are invited to join 405,000 of your peers to learn how to maximize it.

    Power Test CEO Alan Petelinsek has said “the Global Leadership Summit is a really powerful tool for our leadership team here at Power Test. They walk away full of ideas and are inspired to be better leaders. It gathers the most renowned visionaries from all walks of life. The Summit is broadcast from Willow Creek Church to all over the world to reach people of influence…and we all have influence.”

    To learn why Alan Petelinsek attends the Global Leadership Summit, click on the video “Everyone Has Influence-Why I attend the GLS”

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  • The Women's Center

    The mission of The Women’s Center is to provide safety, shelter, and support to empower all impacted by domestic abuse, sexual violence, child abuse, and trafficking. It is our vision to create an engaged community that does not tolerate or accept interpersonal violence and provide abundant resources to ensure futures free from violence.

    Power Test employees have volunteered their time to paint homes, sort donations given to the organization, maintain the gardens, and decorate the children’s playroom.

    “It is amazing how many women they help. The Women’s Center has grown so much and it has been rewarding being a part of that.”


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  • Young Life - Park City

    Young Life provides youth development utilizing long-term mentorship based on humor, adventure, and friendship that is life-changing! Because Young Life leaders believe in kids, they begin to see that their lives have great worth, meaning, and purpose.

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  • National Ability Center

    National Ability Center empowers individuals of all abilities by building self-esteem, confidence and lifetime skills through sport, recreation and educational programs.

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  • Power Test Blood Drive

    Versiti was founded with the belief that together, their blood centers can better serve people’s urgent need for life-saving healthcare. Versiti’s mission is “we can strengthen and restore the health of our communities while conducting groundbreaking research. That we can integrate scientific innovation, medicine, and service in ways that no other blood health organization can match.”

    Four times a year, the Power Test lunchroom is transformed into a blood donation center to allow employees to take time to donate to Versiti, Blood Center of Wisconsin. Their donations are appreciated by those in need.

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