About Friends of MSCR

Friends of MSCR is a non-profit organization, providing financial support to Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) programs and services. MSCR's proud history of service began in 1926, and Friends of MSCR is committed to ensuring that MSCR public recreation programs remain accessible and affordable. Your donation is greatly appreciated, and is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.


Fundraiser at Panera

Join us Thursday, October 26, 4-8 pm at Panera, 3416 University Avenue, Madison

A portion of the proceeds will go to Friends of MSCR.  Show the flyer at the register. Thank you.

Friends of MSCR Panera Fundraiser flyer

Thank you for supporting Friends of MSCR and dining at Chipotle Restaurants on September 20. We raised more than $1,100.  Look for additional fundraising opportunities coming soon.



What will my contribution support?

Every gift, large or small, will help Friends of MSCR provide ongoing support for public recreation programs in Madison, making a difference to many people in the community!  Proceeds from the annual golf outing, silent auction and donations to Friends of MSCR have funded these MSCR programs and services and many more:

  • 3 V 3 Basketball Tournament
  • Produce a 50+ Fitness video
  • Replace murals Allied Learning Center
  • Supplies for Arts Camps and Indoor Playground
  • Speakers for Staff Professional Development
  • Gymnastic equipment
  • Stove and supplies for Hawthorne Elementary Afterschool Program
  • Unique Fitness club at MSCR Afterschool Program at West HS
  • Leadership Recognition Banquet for MSCR afterschool students at Lake View Elementary
  • Media Studio for MSCR Meadowood Neighborhood Center
  • New pontoon boat motor for the MSCR pontoon program
  • New signs and equipment for Outreach programs
  • MSCR Northside Afterschool Service Learning Project
  • Summer Recreation & Enrichment Centers Outdoor Education Access
  • MSCR Female Empowerment Group at West HS
  • Fund West High Drill Nation Afterschool Club
  • Arts & Enrichment program signs
  • $10,000 to the Friends of MSCR Endowment Fund at the Madison Community Foundation

Donate now through Pay Pal! 

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Just click the Donate button or click the Add to Cart button to select a specific program and begin sharing the benefits of public recreation!




Gift Choices



Fore Friends Golf Outing

Friends of MSCR Board

Friends of MSCR 2015 Annual Report