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It’s a Wonderful Life – mikeroweWORKS Turns 6 and We’ve Helped 176 Students this Year

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Howdy As some of you know, I have a small foundation called mikeroweWORKS. It began six years ago on this day. Since then, things have since gotten progressively and delightfully out of hand. The purpose of mikeroweWORKS is to encourage more people to pursue job opportunities that actually exist – specifically, opportunities that require the…


Men’s Health: Get Ahead by Getting Dirty

Mike Rowe Men's Health Get Ahead by Getting Dirty

Over the years Mike has tried some Dirty Jobs, built a website to support the skilled trades and soon you will be able to watch him on CNN’s Somebody’s Gotta Do It. All of these themes are connected in many ways and Mike shared his ideas with Josh Dean for this Men’s Health article. What you…


Mike Rowe brings his message about the skilled trades to SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA 50th

Nearly 15,000 students, teachers, counselors and parents attended this year’s SkillsUSA conference showcasing technical careers and education. Caterpillar and Mike Rowe were there to stress the importance of jobs in the skilled trades. While this is the second year Caterpillar has sponsored Mike’s appearance at the event, it marks the 17th consecutive year that Caterpillar…


mrWF/UTI Scholarship Winner Andrew Williams

mrwf uti scholarship winner andrew williams

Andrew will be attending the UTI campus in Lisle, Illinois to learn the skills to achieve his goal to have a career in the transportation industry. View original article – HERE.


And Now a Word from mrWF


The mikeroweWORKS Foundation is, of course, a public charity and as such, we are very respectful and considerate of the cost of anything. We need you, the public, to help us keep the lights on at mrWF; in fact, we’re out of the PR Campaign for Hard Work business if you don’t. We keep prices…


OFF THE WALL: Safety Third Conversation Continues

Off The Wall Safety 3rd - 1

Is worker safety and safety training (beyond the standard OSHA handshake) under your purview? If so, can you tell us a little about that? If not, may I ask why? I appreciate your work and I am not, I must stress NOT, calling you out. I am genuinely curious of your stance. Respectfully, Bill Hayward,…