The 2006 Steps to Make a Difference Walk took place on October 28th and was organized by students in the Public and Nonprofit Management class as well as the UWGB Student civics club. There were over 200 people in attendance and the event raised $10,900. This effort was recognized nationally in USA Weekend as a semifinalist for a Make a Difference Award. Six organization received these funds: N.E.W. Community Clinic; N.E.W. Community Shelter; Baird Creek Preservation Foundation; Bay Area Humane Society & Animal Shelter; A.L.S. Therapy Development Foundation; and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Wisconsin Chapter. This success of the 2006 Steps Walk is, in part, due to the support of the following sponsors: Schreiber Foods, Inc., the UW-Green Bay Office of Student Life, Sodexho, the UW-Green Bay Student Government Association, Good Times Programming, Student Ambassadors, the UW-Green Bay Public and Environmental Affairs academic program, Big Apple Bagels, Fortune Talent-Partytime DJ, Aderholdt Electric, and the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity.