MEQUON — Bartolotta Restaurants
has started its vetting process to find the 2020 Gala-lotta
candidate for a fully funded and staffed fundraising gala.
Organizations interested are encouraged to apply until 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Organizations who apply for 2020 must have 501(c)(3) tax status and
meet the minimum requirements outlined in the application, which can
be found at http://bit.ly/2S9zgMz.
Applications must be submitted online.
The 2018 gala recipient was The Women’s Center.
“We were so grateful you gave us this opportunity by selecting us as
the 2018 Gala-lotta recipient,” said Angela Mancuso, executive
director at The Women’s Center. “Your partnership ensured that we
continue to reach even more of our community with the crucial
message that abuse should never be expected or tolerated and break
the cycle of domestic and sexual violence.”
This year’s Care-a-lotta partner, Running Rebels, will host its gala
Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Italian Community Center and will be
completely staffed by Bartolotta employees, family members and
The Bartolotta Restaurants have made charitable giving a priority
for over 25 years. Other past partners include Safe & Sound, The
Susan G. Komen Foundation, The Urban Ecology Center and Milwaukee
Jennifer Bartolotta, director of Care-a-lotta, said in the news
release the company strongly believes in supporting the Milwaukee
“We have hosted six events for our Gala-lotta partners and each
event has been successful in raising awareness, friends and
much-needed funds for our partners,” she said. “We are very excited
for this year’s gala partner, Running Rebels, whose transformational
work with Milwaukee’s youth is astounding. The board is anxious to
begin the vetting process for our 2020 partner.”
The Bartolotta Restaurants are co-owned by brothers Joe and Paul
Bartolotta. Joe is the president of the company, operates 16
restaurants and catering facilities.
There are six fine dining establishments, including Mr. B’s – A
Bartolotta Steakhouse, 11120 N. Cedarburg Road in Mequon.